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Red Cross responding to Alberta flooding

Severe flooding is impacting several communities in Southern Alberta including the city of Calgary, prompting authorities to declare a state of local emergency and order evacuations. In addition to evacuations, power has been shut off for many reside...

Photo of the Day: Tornado response and tips to prepare

Disaster response teams with the American Red Cross have been working tirelessly to provide relief to those affected by tornadoes and severe weather in Oklahoma. In this photo Red Cross volunteer Angela Clemins hugs Moore resident Donna Giedrocz....

Kelowna’s $3 million commitment to preparedness

Prepare, prepare, prepare. We’ve heard it before, but who’s done anything about it? When disaster strikes, will you be ready? Here in British Columbia, we’re at risk for many types of disasters: earthquakes, flooding, forest fires, landslides. This w...

Canadian Red Cross campaign selected as an Honouree for Webby Awards

We  have some exciting news!  It has just been announced our Canadian Red Cross December online gift campaign When You Give, We Give  was  selected as an honouree at the 2013 Webby Awards.  The development of this site was a collaborative effort ...

Ottawa volunteer gets to stretch her skills on Council

Originally from Saskatchewan, Jamie Dzikowski moved to Ontario to attend university and never left. It was when Jamie was completing her Masters degree at Carleton over three years ago that her fellow classmate had asked about someone taking over...

Volunteer Spotlight: Red Cross welcomes volunteer Judi Samuels to the Social Media Team!

Introducing the newest member of the Canadian Red Cross Social Media Team, Judi Samuels! The Social Media Team is made up of social media users who use their social networks to help spread the word about the work of the Red Cross. In a disaster, the ...

Photo of the Day: Big contribution to help us be ready

Given that we assisted 14,274 people in Canada last year alone, we count on the selfless efforts of our volunteers and the donations of our supporters to accomplish our mission. Whether it is house fires, flooding, or helping families and communi...

Queen’s University prepares to get certified in Mouth to Mouth for Canadian Red Cross Awareness Week

As part of their emphasis on giving back to the community, last week was Canadian Red Cross Awareness Week on Queen’s University campus in Kingston, Ontario. With a special focus on water safety, first aid and CPR initiatives, the Queen's Red Cross...

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