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Red Cross volunteer smiling at baby boy

Top 20 in 2020

December 30, 2019 - It’s countdown time, as we get closer to kicking off a New Year AND a new decade!  We always have the best intentions with new years’ resolutions, but more often than not, they’re tough to keep.

Earthquake search and rescue

Albania Earthquake: Red Cross teams providing urgent medical assistance, food and water to survivors

November 29, 2019 - Red Cross and Red Crescent teams from across Europe are in Albania to help the local Red Cross with rescue and relief efforts following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake near the capital Tirana.

Holiday Survival Kit gifts

This holiday, vulnerable people need your help – send a Red Cross Survival Kit

November 22, 2019 - Deliver a Canadian Red Cross Survival Kit to vulnerable people who need help in Canada and abroad. Check out the Holiday Gift Shop to learn more about the full kit and its impact. 

Ann Deane volunteer

In her words: Retired teacher Ann Deane shares her story about being a Canadian Red Cross volunteer

September 24, 2019 - Ann is one of our amazing volunteers in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She volunteers in the Emergency Management program helping her community in times of need and has assisted in public education through emergency preparedness presentations.

Aerial view of Hurricane Dorian

Bahamas suffers extensive damage, Red Cross helps

September 02, 2019 - Hurricane Dorian, a category 5 hurricane, has caused extensive and devastating damage across the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama in the Bahamas, according to initial assessments from authorities and Red Cross officials on the ground.

Canadian Red Cross worker allows child to draw on her hand

Earn Aeroplan Miles and SCENE points with every donation to the Red Cross this September

September 02, 2019 - It feels good to make a difference in the lives of those in need. For the month of September, we want to make it feel even better by offering you 100 Aeroplan® Miles or 100 SCENE® points for every $5 you donate.

Red Cross emergency field hospital put to new use after measles outbreak in the Philippines

August 13, 2019 - Following Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, the Canadian Red Cross donated its emergency field hospital to the Philippine Red Cross. The hospital is still being used, most recently during a measles outbreak. 

Bill at Walmart

A community rallies together at an Ontario Walmart store

July 11, 2019 - Bill has been a volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross for over 10 years. He spearheaded the logistics team in Ontario and has been the boots on the ground problem solver for several disasters. However, on Sunday, April 14th in the small town of Kapuskasing in Northern Ontario, something out of the ordinary took place at the local Walmart store.

Bessie Froud RC volunteer

New Brunswick family faces floods two years in a row: How Red Cross helps

May 04, 2019 - In the spring of 2018, Bessie Froud and her husband Ray had to evacuate as flood waters inundated their home. Having no place to go, it was the Canadian Red Cross that arranged accommodation during the three weeks they were evacuated.

A Red Cross volunteer stands in a flooded street

Red Cross launches emergency flood appeals in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario

April 18, 2019 - Winter thaw and steady rains have put provinces including Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick on heightened alert for flooding, putting several communities at risk.