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Canadian Red Cross conducts forest fire smoke study in six Manitoba communities

As part of its efforts to help Manitobans ensure they are prepared for potential disasters, the Canadian Red Cross is doing a series of forest fire smoke hazard studies in select communities across the province.

Thank you for helping Syrian refugees who came Manitoba

The toll-free phone line, operated by the Canadian Red Cross on behalf of the Government of Manitoba, for individuals looking to help Syrian refugees who came to the province, is now closed.

Red Cross reveals winning Day of Pink T-Shirt design

The thousands of Manitobans who will be wearing Canadian Red Cross Day of Pink T-shirts on April 8 now know exactly what those shirts will look like, as the winning design for the shirts was unveiled today.

Red Cross kicks off annual Day of Pink campaign

The next Canadian Red Cross Day of Pink, presented by RBC Royal Bank, will be held on April 8, 2015 in Manitoba and schools and workplaces are invited to sign up now to stand for respect and be a part of this exciting event.

Red Cross honours Manitoba humanitarians

(WINNIPEG, Sept. 10, 2014) – At today’s Canadian Red Cross Power of Humanity luncheon, presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, the Canadian Red Cross recognized two Manitobans for their selfless dedication to helping others.

Red Cross introduces 2014 Humanitarian awards recipients

The Canadian Red Cross has named two deserving Manitobans, who are dedicated to improving the lives of people in Manitoba and around the world through hard work and generosity, as the recipients of the 2014 Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year and Young Humanitarian of the Year awards.

Manitoba Flood Response buoyed by lead gift from MTS

The Canadian Red Cross received a boost to flood response efforts in Manitoba with a $25,000 lead gift from MTS. The funds will support relief and recovery efforts aiding flood-affected communities throughout the province.

Red Cross assisting Manitobans affected by flooding

Manitoba residents affected by recent flooding can get assistance from the Canadian Red Cross in person or over the telephone.

Canadian Red Cross teams bringing help to flooded Manitoba communities

Canadian Red Cross volunteers are travelling to a number of Manitoba communities affected by flooding to see what help is needed as people recover from flooding.

Walmart, RBC and BMO support Red Cross response to flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

National corporate partners like Walmart Canada and RBC; and corporate donors like BMO are helping the Canadian Red Cross assist those affected by flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Walmart is providing water and clean up supplies to meet immediate needs; RBC is accepting donations at Saskatchewan and Manitoba locations and has made a $30,000 donation. BMO has announced a $25,000 donation to help the response.