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Photo of the Day: Disaster dining at Walmart

Pictured here, a group chefs contemplate the culinary creations they are about to prepare as part of the Canadian Red Cross' Disaster Dining Challenge. This Disaster Dining event hosted at a Walmart in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland kicked off the annua...

06/26/13 - Update on Red Cross flood relief efforts in Alberta

Highly trained disaster management volunteers from across the country are on the ground working to provide relief to affected communities following extreme floods in Southern Alberta. Volunteers continue to support shelters or reception centres in...

Kelowna’s $3 million commitment to preparedness

Prepare, prepare, prepare. We’ve heard it before, but who’s done anything about it? When disaster strikes, will you be ready? Here in British Columbia, we’re at risk for many types of disasters: earthquakes, flooding, forest fires, landslides. This w...

Canadian Red Cross celebrates World Red Cross Day

Staff at the Canadian Red Cross Sault Ste. Marie branch got their bake on in preparation of World Red Cross Day and our founder, Henri Dunant's birthday. Almost 200 cupcakes were baked, decorated and individually packaged and are being sold at the ...

Canadian Red Cross campaign selected as an Honouree for Webby Awards

We  have some exciting news!  It has just been announced our Canadian Red Cross December online gift campaign When You Give, We Give  was  selected as an honouree at the 2013 Webby Awards.  The development of this site was a collaborative effort ...

Ottawa volunteer gets to stretch her skills on Council

Originally from Saskatchewan, Jamie Dzikowski moved to Ontario to attend university and never left. It was when Jamie was completing her Masters degree at Carleton over three years ago that her fellow classmate had asked about someone taking over...

Day of Pink stands up to bullying

It has been a very powerful week at Red Cross. On April 10th we were joined, in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, by more than 38,000 people and over 300 schools for Red Cross Day of Pink. We saw pink parades, flash mobs, rallies and so much more; al...

Photo of the Day: Big contribution to help us be ready

Given that we assisted 14,274 people in Canada last year alone, we count on the selfless efforts of our volunteers and the donations of our supporters to accomplish our mission. Whether it is house fires, flooding, or helping families and communi...

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