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After a summer of flooding, forest fires and tornadoes across western Canada, severe weather continues to wreak havoc with significant flooding in British Columbia’s coastal communities. Hundreds of people have been affected by the flooding, which...

“World Jazz for Haiti” CD launch party

  Last week, we told you about the “World Jazz for Haiti” CD – an initiative by Canadian jazz artists to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti earthquake appeal.  The CD had its official launch party with a capacity crowd at Hugh’s R...

Canadian jazz artists unite for Haiti

Following the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the jazz community in Toronto came together inspired to help make a difference through music. After several months of hard work, the World Jazz for Haiti CD is set to be released. The d...

Print ad for Pakistan creates online buzz

The past few weeks, you may have seen this ad below in some newspapers including The National Post  and The Toronto Star. The ad, designed by Cossette Communication Group , is for our Pakistan appeal and has this call to action:  “Don’t let hope get ...

Mobile giving the next best thing in fundraising?

You may have heard about a text-to-donate campaign by the Red Cross to raise urgently needed funds for Pakistan. All you need to do is text the word “RED CROSS” to 30333 to donate $5 to its relief efforts. Rogers Communications also launched a cam...

Disaster Dining – coming to a Walmart store near you

If you are a frequent follower of this blog, you know how much we like to talk about dining solutions for disaster situations. This month, the Canadian Red Cross along with select Walmart stores across Canada will be hosting disaster dining ch...

9,000 pounds of pennies for Haiti

During the annual general meeting of Red Cross senior volunteers, one of our volunteers shared a story about fundraising for Haiti. Turns out two schools in Sarnia did a penny drive during the emergency. The result? 9,000 pounds of pennies. Yes...

CD wants to bring hope to Haiti

Following the earthquake in Haiti, many groups of concerned individuals have started fundraising initiatives in support of Red Cross relief and recovery efforts. I want to introduce you to one of these projects: “Hope for Haiti CD”. The artist on ...

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