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Survey: Most Canadians favour a charitable holiday gift over more traditional items

December 01, 2015 - Think mom and dad need another pair of socks or a sweater this holiday season? Think again. Most Canadians (59 per cent) say they could do without a traditional gift this year in favour of a charitable gift that helps someone in need.

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Aviva Canada teams up with Canadian Red Cross to triple the impact of your gift

April 17, 2015 - This April, the Canadian Red Cross welcomes a new partner and a new chance  for donors to triple the impact of their gift. Aviva Canada, one of the country’s leading home, auto and business insurance groups, will double match every dollar donated! 

HBC Foundation to match Canadian donations supporting response to West Africa Ebola outbreak

October 13, 2014 - A generous donation match offer from Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) Foundation will support Red Cross emergency response efforts and encourage Canadians to respond to the urgent need for donations to combat the spread of the Ebola virus. Until October 31, all online donations to the West Africa Ebola Fund made at will be matched by HBC Foundation.

Rouge sur Blanc event raises over $28,000

September 30, 2014 - On Saturday, September 2, the Rouge sur Blanc event was held at the Grévin Museum in Montreal. The 2nd annual fundraising event of the Red Cross Young Leaders raised $28,265 for the Canadian Red Cross.

Canadian Red Cross teams up with Aeroplan to reward donors with Miles for donations

August 28, 2014 - In a first-ever offer to Canadians, Canadian Red Cross donors will earn 10 Aeroplan Miles for every dollar they donate in September. It’s a unique way to reward donors for making a gift that makes a difference.

Walmart and the Red Cross join forces to raise much-needed funds to support people made vulnerable by disasters

August 07, 2014 -

Walmart and the Canadian Red Cross have joined forces for a cross-country campaign to raise much-needed funds to support people made vulnerable by disasters. 

Walmart, RBC and BMO support Red Cross response to flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

July 08, 2014 - National corporate partners like Walmart Canada and RBC; and corporate donors like BMO are helping the Canadian Red Cross assist those affected by flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Walmart is providing water and clean up supplies to meet immediate needs; RBC is accepting donations at Saskatchewan and Manitoba locations and has made a $30,000 donation. BMO has announced a $25,000 donation to help the response.


Elastoplast teams up with Canadian Red Cross to triple match donations

May 06, 2014 - This month, the Canadian Red Cross welcomes an exciting triple match campaign from its committed partner Elastoplast, experts in wound care.

Donate to the Canadian Red Cross today and collect first-time donor super credit

December 20, 2013 - There's never been a better time to donate to the Canadian Red Cross.

Reach out and help someone in need this holiday season

December 06, 2013 - This year, the Canadian Red Cross holiday campaign is focused on not only funding the Canadian Red Cross to do its job, but providing individuals directly with the gifts they need.