Red Cross Stories : Alberta (Page 3)

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Alberta Floods - holiday happiness in High River

February 06, 2014 - Red Cross offered additional seasonal assistance to help families with the extra stress and financial strain that can come with the holidays.

Alberta Floods - six months on

January 07, 2014 - Six months after severe flooding devastated swaths of southern Alberta, the Canadian Red Cross is still receiving fresh requests for help from people struggling to rebuild their lives. 

Winter Emergency Heat Program (Furnaces and Hot Water Tanks)

October 07, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross and The Province of Alberta are partnering to meet the needs of families in Southern Alberta impacted by the flash floods in June, 2013, through the Winter Emergency Heat Program.

Red Cross provides relief - and lasting memories - for woman in Alberta

September 13, 2013 - Red Cross provides relief and lasting memories for woman in Alberta

A saviour from the Alberta Floods

August 14, 2013 - On the day the floods hit, Vigueras, a mother of three young girls all under the age of ten, risked her life in order to save Carlos’ wife, Julia Elizabeth Santos, and their three-month-old son Derek. 

Alberta Floods 2013: How your donations are spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has assisted thousands of people affected by floods in Alberta. 

Alberta volunteer receives the Order of Red Cross

August 08, 2013 - Mary-Jane Dawson was recently awarded the Order of the Red Cross, as a result of her hard​ work and dedication to the ideals of the Red Cross.

Helping your neighbours

August 06, 2013 - When Judith Wilson saw images of the flood-devastated community of High River, Alberta, it was hard to believe that it was only a short drive away from her Okotoks home.

Red Cross Call Centre Opens for Recovery Assistance

July 24, 2013 - For Albertans who have been impacted the flood, which stormed Calgary and the surrounding area a month ago, the Canadian Red Cross has been conducting confidental interviews based on their disaster-caused needs through its call centre. 

Supporting clean-up efforts in Calgary

July 19, 2013 - Red Cross was recently in the Calgary community of Bowness to distribute household cleanup kits to residents whose homes were affected by the flooding.