Day of Pink is April 8, 2015

In Manitoba, schools and workplaces will be joining the Day of Pink celebration on April 8, in support of violence and bullying prevention education.

Following the theme Respect Starts With Us, people across the province will celebrate the importance of demonstrating kindness and working together to ensure our communities are safe and respectful.

All workplaces in Manitoba have until Feb. 27 to purchase the official Day of Pink T-shirts. Workplaces and schools can register to get more information about how to celebrate on April 8 and how to ensure that every day is a pink day.

photo of women holding day of pink t-shirtTo find out more about Day of Pink 2015 and to get shirts for your workplace, click here.

All schools across Manitoba have also been invited to submit videos of less than three minutes about the importance of respect and bullying prevention as part of the Day of Pink Film Festival.

The Red Cross is pleased to once again work with RBC as the presenting sponsor for Day of Pink.


The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba offers an extensive network of programs and services that actively reach out and serve local communities throughout the province.

Please refer to the list below to locate the services offered in your community.

Visit Manitoba specific programs for additional information on select services.

Programs & Services in Manitoba

Community Support Initiatives

Community support initiatives are programs and services that are developed to respond to specific local community needs.

See Services Available In:
Emergency & Disaster Services

In partnership with first responders, emergency managers, public officials and in collaboration with other voluntary sector organizations, the Red Cross may provide emergency and disaster services such as emergency lodging; reception and information; emergency food; emergency clothing; personal services and family reunification services.

See Services Available In:
Finding Family

The Canadian Red Cross Restoring Family Links program helps people in Canada re-establish contact with immediate family members after separation due to armed conflict, natural disaster, migration and other humanitarian crises.

See Services Available In:
First Aid and CPR Training

First aid and CPR training courses for home and babysitters; the workplace; first responders and instructors and training partners.

See Services Available In:
Swimming and Water Safety

The Swimming and Water Safety program offers swimming lessons for all ages from preschool to adults.   This program also offers Leadership development training for those interested in becoming a water safety instructor or a Red Cross Training partner.

See Services Available In:
Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention

Education is the key to prevention of abuse, bullying, violence and sexual exploitation.  Violence, Bullying & Abuse Prevention programs promote healthier relationships and safer communities through education and partnerships.

See Services Available In:
Youth

The Canadian Red Cross has Youth Groups and youth services across Canada.

See Services Available In:

The Red Cross In Manitoba

Flood recovery kits from the Canadian Red Cross.
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.

Read Full Story