Red Cross Stories : Our Impact on the Ground

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Our Impact on the Ground

Red Cross volunteer handing out information to a group of people

COVID-19: How the Canadian Red Cross is responding

March 18, 2020 - Canada is now facing the extraordinary toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Red Cross is already playing a critical role in this response both in Canada and overseas. 

BC Fires 2017

Giving Back as a Volunteer / Giving Back with Co-op Give Cards

November 04, 2019 - For Ross Pratt it was an easy decision to leave Regina and volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross as the organization supports evacuees from the B.C. wildfires.

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.

A mother and baby boy standing outside with wreckage in the background

Canadian Red Cross sends emergency field hospital to disaster-stricken Mozambique

March 25, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is sending its field hospital to provide life-saving assistance to the hundreds of thousands of people in need of urgent assistance across Mozambique.

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Give back these holidays with the Canadian Red Cross

November 22, 2018 - With gifts that help at home and abroad, the Canadian Red Cross Holiday Gift Shop is the best way to give vulnerable people the care, dignity and hope they deserve

Health center, Maribal, Haiti

The Canadian Red Cross is facilitating access to healthcare in remote areas of Haiti

January 11, 2018 - Marbial is a large neighbourhood in Jacmel, the area of Southeast Haiti where the Canadian Red Cross built a health centre as part of the integrated health program that was implemented after the earthquake on January 12, 2010.

A group of Aviva Canada employees

Aviva presented with Canadian Red Cross 2017 Partners in Humanity Award

November 01, 2017 - For their continued commitment to working with the Canadian Red Cross in strengthening the resiliency of Canadians and communities around the world, Aviva Canada has been presented with the 2017 Partners in Humanity Award.

ab-fires-oneyear-650x430-min.jpg  In early May 2016, a massive wildfire swept through Fort McMurray

Recovery continues in Fort McMurray as Red Cross releases Alberta Fires One Year Report

May 03, 2017 - One year after a devastating wildfire swept through the Fort McMurray area, the Canadian Red Cross continues to support the people of Fort McMurray and area as they recover from the disaster.

The Nepal Earthquake Two Years On: A long road to recovery

April 25, 2017 - On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced one of two devastating earthquakes that cost the lives of nearly 9,000 people and left 700,000 families displaced. Canadians were quick to help. awards Red Cross $250K grant to better prepare for next big disaster

March 30, 2017 - Pilot project to expand and improve existing Canadian Red Cross post-disaster digital assistance platform gets a big boost from Impact Challenge.