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The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.CHINA: Supported by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Red Cross Society of China  launched a community-base...

Special delivery! Mayors show support for Meals on Wheels

On March 21, some of our Meals on Wheels clients in Ontario had a surprise: their meals were delivered to them by their local mayor! The mayors were participating in the annual Mayors for Meals campaign to help raise awareness about nutritional iss...

Photo of the Day: Keeping kids healthy in Niger

Today’s photo is courtesy of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Ninety percent of the children and 80 percent of the mothers coming to the Integrated Health Center in the village of Kofo are malnourished...

Photo of the Day: Meals on Wheels looking great at 40 in Mississauga

Congratulations to our Meals on Wheels program in Mississauga, ON which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, program staff and volunteers hosted a special event this past Monday at a local community centre for member...

Health program gets the gold

A team of Nova Scotia Red Crossers were all smiles last week as they picked up the Gold Award in the not-for-profit category at the 4th annual IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award ceremony held in Toronto. The award is a culmination of all...

Volunteer profile: Finding friendship across generations

Elaine Theriault is a typical 2nd year sociology and anthropology student at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. A native of Maine, she’s living away from home and keeping busy with her studies and university life. But for one hour ...

Food Friday: Holiday cookie cheer

*Every Friday is all about food on Red Cross Talks – everything from Red Cross inspired recipes to emergency food tips and solutions. No matter what you celebrate this time of year, it’s definitely an excuse to bake up a batch of your favourit...

Possible best gift this holiday season? Learning CPR

There are a number of things we can do to protect our families and also reduce our chances of having a heart attack this holiday season. The first and most important thing is to take a CPR class. With 70 per cent of cardiac arrests happening at home, a CPR class provides you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to know what to do in an emergency. 

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