Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 10)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

New name, date, and look for Red Cross Pink Day

October 30, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is unveiling a new shirt design, new date and a new name for its annual bullying prevention awareness event. 

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Red Cross volunteers assist Saskatchewan families heading home

July 28, 2015 - Saskatchewan families finally able to return home after general evacuation order for last two communities under forest fire threat is lifted.  

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Red Cross provides relief as Saskatchewan fires force 13,000 from homes

July 09, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross has assisted more than 7,800 people affected by the Saskatchewan wildfires so far. Those affected are having their basic needs provided for at shelters in both Saskatchewan and Alberta with items such as cots, blankets, hygiene kits and nutritious meals.

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New friendly visiting program seeks volunteers

June 15, 2015 - (Yorkton, June 15, 2015) A new service being launched by the Canadian Red Cross in the Yorkton area this fall is recruiting volunteers.
 

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Red Cross announces pilot project to assist seniors in rural communities maintain independence

March 23, 2015 -

(Regina, March 23, 2015) - The Canadian Red Cross is announcing a Friendly Visiting pilot program to combat seniors’ isolation. The Red Cross and the project’s founding partner, SecurTek, will officially launch the program in Yorkton this fall, with plans to expand to Preeceville, Norquay, Ituna, Melville, Langenburg and Churchbridge.

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Plans announced for Red Cross Day of Pink

March 18, 2015 - REGINA, March 18, 2015 – Major student rallies in Regina and Saskatoon, bullying prevention presentations by specially trained Saskatchewan Roughriders, and a visit by Pink Shirt Day Co-founder Travis Price are all part of 2015 Red Cross Day of Pink on April 1.

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One of Saskatchewan's oldest lotteries continues to help the most vulnerable

March 17, 2015 - (REGINA, March 16, 2015) For the past 29 years, the Great Saskatchewan Red Cross Lottery has helped people across the province affected by disaster. Tickets for the lottery are on sale now and can be purchased by calling toll-free 1-800-667-9941.

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Red Cross reveals new design for iconic pink shirt

February 24, 2015 -

REGINA, February 24, 2015 – A fresh, bold look for the iconic pink shirt is being revealed for Red Cross Day of Pink. 
“We’ve gone to a much darker pink than in previous years and we also feature a large Imagine No Bullying statement on the back of the shirt,” said Richard Kies, Provincial Development Manager for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.

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Red Cross searching for next Humanitarian Award recipients

January 21, 2015 -

(Regina, January 21, 2015) The Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan is once again asking the public for nominations for the prestigious Young Humanitarian of the Year Award and the Humanitarian of the Year Award. These awards will be presented at the Red Cross Power of Humanity Gala happening in November 2015. 

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Canadian Red Cross responding to individuals affected by two apartment fires in Regina

January 09, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is prepared to assist families affected by two separate apartment fires that occurred on Friday, Jan. 9, in Regina. A reception centre has been set up at the Quality Inn at 1717 Victoria Avenue.

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