Alberta News and Stories (Page 4)

Alberta News and Stories

Red Cross provides relief - and lasting memories - for woman in Alberta

Red Cross provides relief and lasting memories for woman in Alberta

A saviour from the Alberta Floods

On the day the floods hit, Vigueras, a mother of three young girls all under the age of ten, risked her life in order to save Carlos’ wife, Julia Elizabeth Santos, and their three-month-old son Derek. 

Alberta Floods 2013: How your donations are spent

Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has assisted thousands of people affected by floods in Alberta. 

Alberta volunteer receives the Order of Red Cross

Mary-Jane Dawson was recently awarded the Order of the Red Cross, as a result of her hard​ work and dedication to the ideals of the Red Cross.

Helping your neighbours

When Judith Wilson saw images of the flood-devastated community of High River, Alberta, it was hard to believe that it was only a short drive away from her Okotoks home.

Red Cross Call Centre Opens for Recovery Assistance

For Albertans who have been impacted the flood, which stormed Calgary and the surrounding area a month ago, the Canadian Red Cross has been conducting confidental interviews based on their disaster-caused needs through its call centre. 

Supporting clean-up efforts in Calgary

Red Cross was recently in the Calgary community of Bowness to distribute household cleanup kits to residents whose homes were affected by the flooding.

Red Cross outlines plan for donor dollars for recovery phase in Alberta

Canadian Red Cross today outlined how it will use generous donor dollars to help affected Albertans transition from the relief to the recovery phase following the devastating floods.

From rodeo grounds to distribution centre in High River

With most of the town still under water or severely damaged by the flood, finding a dry area to set up a distribution centre in High River seemed unlikely.

Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic

The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that ten banks in Canada are accepting cash donations in support of Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic following a major fire caused by a train explosion.