Charity Events

Every year the Canadian Red Cross holds a number of charitable events to benefit its programs and services in communities across the country.  From gala dinners to golf tournaments and fitness events, Canadians can support the work of the Canadian Red Cross by participating in an event.

A selection of key events across Canada are highlighted below:


Canadian Red Cross Mississauga MarathonMississauga Marathon

April 30 – May 1, 2016
Run or walk the 2016 Mississauga Marathon (full and half marathon, 10K, 5K and 2K) and raise money with the Red Cross team. To register, call Carol Stanford at 905-501-3590 or email


Canadian Red Cross Cold Campout

Red Cross Cold Campout

October 3 – 4, 2014
This unique event challenges high school students to experience what it would be like to be without their home or their belongings for 24 hours in a Red Cross disaster shelter simulation.  Youth raise funds and awareness through pledges and sponsors in a lead up to a 24 hour campout. Learn more, get involved and support their efforts.

Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Awards DinnersHumanitarian Awards Dinners

Each year outstanding individuals from the Atlantic Provinces are selected as the Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian and Young Humanitarian Award recipients. Please join us for this annual celebration of humanitarian contributions.

Nova Scotia Humanitarian Awards
Newfoundland Humanitarian Awards
PEI Humanitarian Awards
New Brunswick Humanitarian Awards