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Join the Giving Tuesday movement

You’ve surely heard of Black Friday and maybe even Cyber Monday, days when retailers attract shoppers with deals and discounts ahead of the holidays. But what if we could harness that same kind of enthusiasm for charitable giving? That’s exactly the ...

Canadian Red Cross goes social for Social Media Week #smwtoredcross

The Canadian Red Cross social media team is one of many emergency management teams using social media to help respond to disasters. In 2012, our own survey about the use of social media in disasters showed us that the majority of Canadians expect eme...

Preventing bullying, one kilometre at a time

Andy Callicum is taking the well-known expression, ‘If you’re going to talk the talk, you’ve got to walk the walk’ to a whole new level. The Red Cross volunteer from B.C. is gearing up for a three-day, 118-kilometre walk, aptly called Walk the Talk, ...

Photo of the Day: Summer campers raise funds for Alberta floods

Duct tape wallets, handmade dog biscuits and soap as well as homemade terrariums are just few of the items participants from the Next Great Entrepreneur Summer Camps at SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary manufactured and sold to raise money for two char...

Photo of the Day: Pint-sized supporters make a super-sized contribution

Whether disaster strikes at home or abroad, Canadians of all stripes (and sizes) are quick to help. When floods hit Calgary in June this year, the kids at Children’s Choice, a non-profit child care society, were no different. After experiencing t...

Photo of the Day: working together to help a community in need

The Canadian Red Cross has been working hard at identifying and addressing the needs of people affected by Alberta’s floods. One of the ways that we do this is by heading into communities and finding out what people need, first-hand. We rely h...

Photos: Walmart raising funds for Red Cross

[slideshow] From August 1 to 25, Walmart stores across Canada are participating in an annual fundraising campaign in support of Canadian Red Cross. The partnership between Canadian Red Cross and Walmart raises millions of dollars to support Red Cr...

Trio pedals For Lac-Megantic relief funds

Ten days ago, three McGill University students left on a 1300km bike ride to raise funds for the victims of Lac-Megantic. Starting in Lac-Megantic, Nigel, Hans, and Mike will take about two weeks to make the trek all the way to Charlottetown, PEI...

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