Quebec News and Stories (Page 3)

Quebec News and Stories

The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale a huge success

Saguenay – The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean raised $55,369. All funds will be donated to the local United Way and Canadian Red Cross.

The Red Cross reports assistance provided in Lac-Mégantic: Nearly $9 million in one year

Following the tremendous outpouring of generosity in support of the Lac-Mégantic community, the Quebec Division of the Canadian Red Cross provided an overview of the work that has been accomplished over the past year.

Desjardins Disaster Relief give $150,000 to the Red Cross for families hit by spring flooding

In April, spring flooding in Lévis, Sherbrooke, Quebec City, Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf and the Laurentians forced a number of families out of their homes. 

Fundraising event for the Red Cross in Quebec: $1,020,000 raised for emergency relief operations

The Red Cross is pleased to announce that its 2014 fundraising event, held on May 6 at New City Gas in Montreal, raised $1,020,000 to support emergency assistance for the people of Quebec.

National Volunteer Week profile: Marie-Ève Charest

This week, the Canadian Red Cross celebrates all volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014.  

The Red Cross announces details of its assistance program for the L’Isle-Verte community

Thanks to the generosity of individuals and companies that have contributed some $300,000 to support the community of L’Isle-Verte, the Red Cross has set up an assistance program for those affected by the tragic fire. 

Red Cross expands assistance in L'Isle-Verte following needs assessment

The Canadian Red Cross has been meeting with its partners and with those directly affected by the tragic fire that took place in L'Isle-Verte, Quebec on the night of January 22-23. 

Red Cross now accepting funds for L’Isle-Verte

Today, the Red Cross has started to accept donations to raise funds to help those affected by the intense fire in L’Isle-Verte, which occurred during the night of January 22-23, 2014.

L’isle-Verte fire: Red Cross volunteers on-site

Red Cross volunteers are on-site in L’Isle-Verte to assist those affected by the intense fire that occurred overnight at the Résidence du Havre.

ANNUAL OPERATIONAL REPORT: The Red Cross is Ready to Respond Throughout Quebec -

Across Quebec, the Red Cross' humanitarian mission is realized through numerous activities such as emergency assistance to those affected by disasters, swimming and water safety courses, first aid courses and disaster preparedness.