Corporate Partners

The Canadian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian network. Through this vast network and partnerships with top Canadian corporations, the Red Cross reaches millions of vulnerable people with urgent help each and every year.

In communities across Canada , our corporate partners enable the Red Cross to provide relief and recovery assistance to individuals, families and small businesses impacted by disasters such as floods and fires. They also make our communities safer and stronger by supporting anti-bullying programs for young people and courses that teach Canadians lifesaving skills in water safety and first aid.

Around the world, our corporate partners ensure emergency medical assistance and relief supplies arrive in places hit by natural disaster, conflict and disease outbreak. They also strengthen vulnerable communities by supporting local health and clean water projects. 

The corporate partners of the Canadian Red Cross truly are humanitarian leaders – both here at home and around the world. Find out below how our corporate partners are making an impact.
 

Logo of Yamana Gold, Red Cross corporate partnerYamana Gold

The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to have Yamana Gold as a supporter of our emergency management programs through their ongoing lead sponsorship of our Behind the Red Vest event series. Yamana’s support helps ensure that the Red Cross is prepared to respond to emergencies large and small from coast to coast, each and every year. Click here to learn more about Yamana and their corporate social responsibility platform.
 

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Aviva Canada

As the Founding Community Health & Wellness Corporate Partner, Aviva Canada’s support is instrumental in enabling the Red Cross to meet the growing health needs of Canadians across the country. Through this innovative partnership, senior citizens and vulnerable people living with illness or injury will have better access to essential community health services.

For more information on Aviva Canada, please visit www.avivacanada.com.
 

Bell, Red Cross corporate partnerBell

Bell Let's Talk and the Canadian Red Cross partnered to help support the mental wellbeing of Canadians during COVID-19 with a significant expansion of the Friendly Calls program in communities with increased demand for mental health services. With the Friendly Calls program, Red Cross volunteers talk to people who are self-isolated to help decrease loneliness and social isolation, and connect them to mental health resources available to help meet their needs. Bell Let's Talk funding has enabled expansion of the program in a number of provinces with a 70 per cent increase from existing Friendly Calls volunteer capacity.  Click to learn more about Bell Let’s Talk.
 

Baxter

Baxter logoGiving back is an essential part of Baxter's culture. Now into the third year of its unique partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, Baxter's annual commitment to its Welcome Home program has helped to ensure thousands of patients across Canada have a smooth, safe, and comfortable transition home from the hospital. The initiative combines corporate giving, employee fundraising and employee volunteering so that vulnerable Canadians can access valuable support services in their time of need. Through the Welcome Home program, Baxter has contributed to three essential Red Cross programs across Canada including Priority Assistance to Transition Home (PATH) in Northeastern Ontario, Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) in British Columbia, and the Mobile Food Bank in Etobicoke, Ontario.

To learn more about the company, visit www.baxter.ca.

TelusTELUS

A long-time community supporter of the Canadian Red Cross, Telus recently invested in the Telus Emergency Response Fund, a trust that was established to allow the company to direct their support to specific Red Cross appeals in the immediate wake of disasters, both in Canada and abroad. The Red Cross is grateful for this commitment, which will help ensure we have the resources to support individuals and families affected by emergencies.

To learn more about how Telus builds stronger communities and supports those in need, visit www.telus.com/en/social-impact/giving-back.
 


Sun Life 

Sun Life is an international partner of the Canadian Red Cross through the Sun Life International Response Fund, which helps provide immediate relief and resources to communities around the world impacted by disaster. Their relationship with the Red Cross goes back to 1927 when they supported humanitarian relief efforts.

For more information about the company, visit www.sunlife.ca.
 

K+S Potash

K+S funds critical next steps in the Canadian Red Cross’s Violence Prevention work that addresses the needs of youth in crisis situations. As crisis events increasingly impact young people in the province of Saskatchewan, the Red Cross is being called upon to respond in new ways. Through our partnership we are working towards addressing unmet needs of youth, with particular focus on psychological first aid and safe environments for youth. This is a Purposeful Partnership that is truly changing the lives of youth in the Province of Saskatchewan.


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