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Some Red Cross facts for World Red Cross Day

May 8 is World Red Cross Red Crescent Day celebrating the good work the Movement does every day around the world. Why is today World Red Cross Red Crescent Day? Well, it is the birthday of Henry Dunant

Sudbury volunteer’s clocked 36,000km

If you live in Sudbury, then chances are you’ve seen Red Cross volunteer Alfred Lafantaisie driving around the community in a van decked out in the Red Cross logo. He’s clocked 36,000 kilometres, taking seniors to medical appointments. He’s gotten...

Red Cross volunteer Paul Hennessey doubles as a Grocery Sherpa

For Canadian Red Cross Sault Ste. Marie branch volunteer Paul Hennessey, volunteering brings a new challenge every day. One day he is providing support to a family who has lost their home to a fire. The next, he is driving seniors to medical appoi...

For Rick Neinhuis, driving is more than just going from Point A to Point B

For the past five years, Rick Neinhuis has helped many people in his community by simply giving them a ride. Rick volunteers four days a week with the transportation program in Sarnia. The program provides rides to elderly, frail or injured member...

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