Holiday Gifts

For GivingTuesday, Canadian Red Cross aims for 500 life-changing gifts

November 24, 2017 - Canadian Red Cross encourages all Canadians to get into the spirit of GivingTuesday this year by shopping for meaningful gifts to send friends, family and colleagues. 

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Holiday gifts that make a difference

December 15, 2016 - Sending a Canadian Red Cross gift of survival this holiday season has a direct impact on lives in Canada and around the world. Read how each gift makes a difference. 

After Hurricane Matthew, the Red Cross responds to cholera

November 24, 2016 - The Government of Haiti, along with partner organizations including the Red Cross, is responding with a vaccination and education campaign to prevent the spread of cholera. 

Red Cross brings medical team to isolated villages hit by Hurricane Matthew

November 01, 2016 - On Friday, the Canadian Red Cross mobile clinic opened in the village of Mouline in Beaumont, where a total of 167 persons were treated from minor conditions such as pneumonia, muscular lesions and infected wounds. 

Staying dry from the rain: Red Cross improves living conditions for families affected by Hurricane Matthew

October 27, 2016 - The Haiti Red Cross has helped 600 families so far through the distribution of food, pots and pans, water, and hygiene products. Shelter kits have also been provided so they can repair their homes.


Red Cross and Walmart help families impacted by fire in Newfoundland

October 27, 2016 - In the middle of the night on Sunday, October 9, a house fire left six people in Bishop’s Falls without a home. Luckily, the residents of the small town in Newfoundland all had places they could stay that night. That morning, Thanksgiving, the local Red Cross was called. 

At first reluctant to ask for help, Fort McMurray man finds overwhelming support

October 26, 2016 - Everett Snow is a man who likes to give back as much as he can, and for this he credits the example set for him growing up. 

Hurricane Matthew

Red Cross teams ready to respond as Hurricane Matthew approaches

October 03, 2016 - National Red Cross Societies across the Caribbean and central America are ramping up preparedness measures as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Caribbean and Central America. 

Italian Red Cross earthquake rescue

Canadian Red Cross opens Italy Earthquake Appeal to support relief efforts

August 26, 2016 - Italian Red Cross rescue teams have been supporting the search and rescue effort after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy. Canadians can support relief efforts through the Italy Earthquake Appeal. 


In photos: Newcomers take part in PEI water safety preparedness picnic

August 23, 2016 - Approximately 90 newcomers including Syrian refugees attended the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Preparedness Picnic last weekend in Stratford, Prince Edward Island. With barbecued food, good company, fun games as well as information on water safety. Check out these great photos from the day!

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