Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 2)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Plans announced for Red Cross Day of Pink

REGINA, March 18, 2015 – Major student rallies in Regina and Saskatoon, bullying prevention presentations by specially trained Saskatchewan Roughriders, and a visit by Pink Shirt Day Co-founder Travis Price are all part of 2015 Red Cross Day of Pink on April 1.

One of Saskatchewan's oldest lotteries continues to help the most vulnerable

(REGINA, March 16, 2015) For the past 29 years, the Great Saskatchewan Red Cross Lottery has helped people across the province affected by disaster. Tickets for the lottery are on sale now and can be purchased by calling toll-free 1-800-667-9941.

Red Cross reveals new design for iconic pink shirt

REGINA, February 24, 2015 – A fresh, bold look for the iconic pink shirt is being revealed for Red Cross Day of Pink. 
“We’ve gone to a much darker pink than in previous years and we also feature a large Imagine No Bullying statement on the back of the shirt,” said Richard Kies, Provincial Development Manager for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.

Red Cross searching for next Humanitarian Award recipients

(Regina, January 21, 2015) The Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan is once again asking the public for nominations for the prestigious Young Humanitarian of the Year Award and the Humanitarian of the Year Award. These awards will be presented at the Red Cross Power of Humanity Gala happening in November 2015. 

Canadian Red Cross responding to individuals affected by two apartment fires in Regina

The Canadian Red Cross is prepared to assist families affected by two separate apartment fires that occurred on Friday, Jan. 9, in Regina. A reception centre has been set up at the Quality Inn at 1717 Victoria Avenue.

Red Cross raffle sold out

Tickets for the Red Cross Campaign for Kids Raffle are so popular this year that they sold out a month and a half early. Proceeds from the raffle stay in Saskatchewan to fund the Red Cross bullying prevention program.  

Red Cross Day of Pink launched in Saskatchewan

REGINA – Today more than 100 students and teachers joined Travis Price (co-founder of Pink Shirt Day and a We Day Speaker) and Luc Mullinder (Saskatchewan Roughrider alumni, football analyst, and Canadian Red Cross bullying prevention presenter) to launch the fifth annual Red Cross Day of Pink in Saskatchewan.

Red Cross launches raffle to help end bullying

Today the Canadian Red Cross launched the Red Cross Campaign for Kids Raffle, with proceeds going to help Saskatchewan students learn how to address and prevent bullying.

The Red Cross launches grant program to help flood-affected Saskatchewan communities

(Regina, Sept. 22, 2014) Communities in southeast Saskatchewan that were devastated by the summer floods can now apply to receive help to recover through the Canadian Red Cross Community Projects Grant Program. 

Regina resident receives highest Red Cross honour

(Regina, Sept. 17, 2014) Regina resident Victor Thomas received the Order of Red Cross on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Inaugural RED Gala, which raised $250,000 for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.