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Photo of the Day: Image of the Red Cross’ founder

Every day, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know!Photo courtesy of the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) This image was taken at the recent...

International Volunteer Day - Watch this and “Get Inspired”

December 5 marks International Volunteer Day and what better way to celebrate than to pay tribute to all Red Cross volunteers around the world who make a difference every day. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societie...

Remembrance Day: A song to Red Cross nurses

Even though it has been several decades since the end of WWI, some still remember and honour the Red Cross nurses who helped tend to the wounded on the battle fields. As it remains the case today, those who wear the Red Cross proudly help those w...

Photo Tuesday: Celebrating past Red Cross women leaders

Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know!Recently, we celebrated women leaders involved with the Canadian Red Cross at the launch of our Tiffany Circ...

Do you have any Red Cross pins? Send us a photo!

[slideshow] During a recent visit to Sault Ste. Marie, I met a local volunteer, Jean Wyatt, who showed me her Red Cross pin collection. She has been involved with the Red Cross for more than a decade - both as a client and volunteer. She was de...

Discovering a Red Cross treasure

When we normally clean out our closets, we tend to find items we think are junk:  perhaps old smelly shoes; that blender that stopped working five months ago; that one birthday gift you’ve been meaning to regift etc. But, when Judy Hawley of Calga...

Remembering the man with the vision

Today marks the 100 years since the passing of Henry Dunant, the founder of the Red Cross movement. As we saw earlier this week, Mr. Dunant sure had a wicked-awesome  beard. But, what are some other noteworthy facts about this Swiss businessman an...

Go Dunant yourself, seriously

Has anyone ever told you that you look vaguely like Red Cross Movement founder Henry Dunant?  Have you wondered if that actually is the case? Our friends at the Austrian Red Cross have come up with a solution. To commemorate the 100 years since th...

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