Red Cross Stories : Youth

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How an 11-year-old saved the life of her infant cousin

August 14, 2018 - When Fenyx Aubin-LeBlanc realized her infant cousin was choking, she knew exactly what to do. Fenyx saved her cousin’s life that day.

Staying safe and warm during winter weather

February 06, 2014 - Look to the Canadian Red Cross for safety tips all winter long.

How Canadian youth can help contribute to humanitarian relief in the Philippines

February 03, 2014 - It's often hard for youth to determine how they can make a positive impact globally.

Canadian Red Cross provides healthy relationship tips for teens

December 10, 2013 - Young people in Canada - especially high schoolers - are faced with difficult decisions every day, and handing them the right tools to handle challenges is essential.

Red Cross internships help youth gain vital experience

December 03, 2013 - Internships offered by the Government Relations, Policy and International Humanitarian Law Unit at the Canadian Red Cross give youth the opportunity to explore issues related to humanitarian policy and law.  It allows students to engage in critical research to help create solutions for those impacted by armed conflicts and disasters around the world.

Canadian Red Cross celebrates International Youth Day

September 13, 2013 - In honour of the great work that youth do every day to help people in the aftermath of emergencies, disasters and conflict, the Canadian Red Cross observes International Youth Day on August 12.

What is the Young Humanitarian Award?

August 21, 2013 - With their passion, dedication and commitment to social change, youth can make valuable contributions to the Canadian Red Cross' efforts on the ground, which is why the Red Cross honours their work each year with the Young Humanitarian Award.

Bullying prevention project reaches out to youth

August 08, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is one of Canada's leading charity organizations, providing a range of domestic and international assistance programs for those in need.

11-year-old saves mom with Red Cross babysitter training

July 01, 2013 - Two weeks after Connor participated in a babysitting course offered by the Canadian Red Cross, he was faced with a life-altering emergency, yet he was able to respond decisively as a result of the skills he gained.

Are you ready to become a babysitter?

April 12, 2013 - Do you enjoy looking after children and engaging them with imaginative and stimulating games that foster greater understanding of the world at large?