Our Charity Profile: Canadian Red Cross

As one of Canada’s leading humanitarian charities, the Canadian Red Cross improves the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.
Charitable donations are vital to sustaining our broad range of programs and allowing the Canadian Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters.

The range of Canadian Red Cross programs and services includes:

2016-2017 AT A GLANCE:

  • 3,135 disaster responses in Canada
  • 147,586 Canadians assisted (incl. Alberta Wildfires response)
  • 5,252 engaged volunteers
  • 2.8 million assisted globally 
  • 136 Canadian experts deployed to 32 countries 
  • 1.1 million Canadians took Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses
  • 621,000 Canadians took Red Cross First Aid courses
  • 11,082 people reached in disaster preparedness awareness
  • 738,000 children, youth and adults attended violence, bullying and abuse prevention workshops in Canada
You can support the work of the Canadian Red Cross by making an online donation.