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B.C. tattoo artist rallies community and fundraises $24,000 for Red Cross

January 25, 2019 - For two years, Kelsey Bareham has been tattooing for charity, raising tens of thousands of dollars to support communities impacted by fires in British Columbia.

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Red Cross responds as floods impact communities across Canada

May 17, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is working with local and provincial authorities to assist thousands of people impacted by flooding in British Columbia and New Brunswick.

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Business owners suffering wildfire losses now eligible for additional funding

November 29, 2017 - Small business owners who suffered financial and business losses following British Columbia’s worst wildfire season can now apply for additional financial assistance.

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Canadian Red Cross announces Support to Small Business and Community Partnerships Funding from Province of BC

August 14, 2017 - Thanks to funding from the Province of British Columbia, the Canadian Red Cross has launched two programs to support communities impacted by the fires in B.C. 

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Red Cross responding as B.C. wildfires force thousands from their homes

July 09, 2017 - Massive wildfires have triggered a province-wide state of emergency in British Columbia. Fast moving flames have forced thousands of people from their homes. 

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Flood-impacted BC residents can apply for Red Cross financial assistance

May 24, 2017 - Thanks to generous donations from Canadians, the Red Cross is able to help households impacted by the flooding in British Columbia by providing direct financial support.

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Agreement establishes CCM as Red Cross Training Partner

May 06, 2017 - Chinese Christian Mission (CCM) Canada and Canadian Red Cross signed a memorandum of understanding today that will bring Red Cross first aid training to more people. 

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Record Number of First Nations First Responder Graduates Recognized in B.C.

December 03, 2015 - The Red Cross and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) are celebrating a record number of First Nation
individuals across B.C.

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Wildfires in BC

September 11, 2015 - Because of your quick and generous support to the BC Wildfires 2015 fund, the Red Cross was able to help British Columbians who were impacted by this summer’s wildfires.

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Red Cross supports communities impacted by wildfires in BC

August 17, 2015 - As much of British Columbia continues to experience one of the hottest and driest summers in history, the Canadian Red Cross is scaling up its efforts to help people affected by fast-spreading wildfires.   

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