Quebec News and Stories (Page 3)

Quebec News and Stories

National Volunteer Week Profile: Martin Minville

April 10, 2015 - Martin Minville has been a Red Cross volunteer for five years. Since day one, he has taken on the great responsibility of Team Leader and rallied the Rimouski volunteer team. He has put together a dedicated team he can count on during emergency responses.

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One in two people in Haiti has received Red Cross assistance over the past five years

January 08, 2015 - It has been five years since an earthquake devastated Haiti, leading to the largest single country response in Red Cross history. While much progress has been made following the disaster on January 12, 2010, the Canadian Red Cross continues its long-term recovery efforts to help Haitians rebuild and strengthen their communities.

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Rouge sur Blanc event raises over $28,000

September 30, 2014 - On Saturday, September 2, the Rouge sur Blanc event was held at the Grévin Museum in Montreal. The 2nd annual fundraising event of the Red Cross Young Leaders raised $28,265 for the Canadian Red Cross.

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The Red Cross aids 25 affected by a disaster in Trois-Rivières

September 12, 2014 - The volunteer team assessed the needs of each of the tenants, who were going through a difficult time, and offered Red Cross services such as emergency lodging, food and clothing for the next three days.

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The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale a huge success

September 10, 2014 - Saguenay – The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean raised $55,369. All funds will be donated to the local United Way and Canadian Red Cross.

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The Red Cross reports assistance provided in Lac-Mégantic: Nearly $9 million in one year

July 03, 2014 - Following the tremendous outpouring of generosity in support of the Lac-Mégantic community, the Quebec Division of the Canadian Red Cross provided an overview of the work that has been accomplished over the past year.

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Desjardins Disaster Relief give $150,000 to the Red Cross for families hit by spring flooding

June 03, 2014 - In April, spring flooding in Lévis, Sherbrooke, Quebec City, Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf and the Laurentians forced a number of families out of their homes. 

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Fundraising event for the Red Cross in Quebec: $1,020,000 raised for emergency relief operations

May 07, 2014 -

The Red Cross is pleased to announce that its 2014 fundraising event, held on May 6 at New City Gas in Montreal, raised $1,020,000 to support emergency assistance for the people of Quebec.

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National Volunteer Week profile: Marie-Ève Charest

April 10, 2014 -

This week, the Canadian Red Cross celebrates all volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014.  

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The Red Cross announces details of its assistance program for the L’Isle-Verte community

January 31, 2014 - Thanks to the generosity of individuals and companies that have contributed some $300,000 to support the community of L’Isle-Verte, the Red Cross has set up an assistance program for those affected by the tragic fire. 

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