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Ellie accepting her Order of the Red Cross award from Shawn Feeley, VP Manitoba and Nunavut

Canadian Red Cross awards its highest honour to Ellie Cansfield from Manitoba

April 19, 2023 - In her 10 years of services since joining the Canadian Red Cross in 2013, Ellie Cansfield has been one of the most reliable and dedicated volunteers in Manitoba. She is always willing to take on whatever needs to be done and never hesitates when asked to assist communities in need to support – from evacuations to COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Red Cross provides wellness supports for Manitobans evacuated due to wildfires

August 26, 2021 - Sharla Kojima is a safety and wellbeing responder on deployment with the Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba working with First Nation members evacuated to Winnipeg because of air quality concerns due to wildfires. Her help has been very appreciated by those impacted, as shown in this comment card.

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"I enjoy helping people": Art Brown on why he volunteers

April 19, 2021 - Art has been volunteering with us since 2017, and has been involved in numerous responses both within Manitoba and other parts of Canada.

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Winnipeg volunteer shares her experiences to help fellow newcomers prevent injuries

October 24, 2020 - When Bavleen Kaur moved to Winnipeg from India, she wanted to volunteer in her new community. Her attention was captured by the Canadian Red Cross SmartStart program, which teaches injury prevention to newcomers to Canada. She ended up applying her newfound safety skills almost immediately.

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A Volunteer for All Seasons

January 01, 2020 - Canadian Red Cross volunteers respond to a Boxing Day apartment fire.

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Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team in Winkler Ready to Respond

July 31, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross personal disaster assistance team (PDAT) in Winkler is active and ready to respond to personal disasters in Winkler and surrounding area.
 

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Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team in Steinbach Ready to Respond

July 15, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross personal disaster assistance team (PDAT) in Steinbach is active and ready to respond to personal disasters in Steinbach and surrounding area.
 

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