Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 2)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Colleen Hakes

Canadian Red Cross Volunteers - Local Edition

April 20, 2021 - April 18 to 24 is National Volunteer Week and the Canadian Red Cross is celebrating the contributions of its volunteers by highlighting some of our local stars.
 

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We Have Always Volunteered Here - Evelyn Johnson

April 20, 2021 - As part of National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, the Canadian Red Cross is celebrating volunteers, both present and past. One of those volunteers is Evelyn Johnson.

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Volunteering: giving a little or a lot all makes a difference

April 19, 2021 - Being part of the Canadian Red Cross Friendly Phone Program in Saskatchewan isn’t about talking on the phone, says long-time volunteer Brad Hebert.

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Tips for preventing and surviving a home fire

March 13, 2021 - Home fires can happen anytime and anywhere but are most likely to occur during winter in Canada. According to the Commissariat aux incendies de la Ville de Québec, 4 in 10 fatal home fires occur between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., when the household is asleep.

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Community grant helps feed immigrant families in Saskatchewan

March 09, 2021 - When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a year ago, it didn’t take long for newcomers to Canada to start knocking harder on the door of the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre in Saskatchewan.

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21 days of wellness challenge

March 01, 2021 - Join us from March 1-31 for the #21DaysOfWellness challenge on Twitter!

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Community ties shine in Red Cross assistance to Saskatchewan family displaced by fire

February 24, 2021 - When Mark Petit fundraises for his local United Way in Estevan, Saskatchewan, he always tells people that giving is important because, “you never know when you might be the one needing help.”

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Red Cross aide offers friendship in long-term care home

February 01, 2021 - It was a time of both great joy and profound sadness.
For several weeks, Kara Schiestel worked as an Emergency Care Support Aide with the Canadian Red Cross amid the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in a long-term care home in Manitoba.
 

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Canadian Red Cross Friendly Phone program helps isolated senior ease pain of loss

December 29, 2020 - WARNING: This story includes mention of a death by suicide.

Ayden Walter is a registered nurse. She’s a newcomer to Regina and was looking to make connections in her community when she discovered the Friendly Phone program on the Canadian Red Cross website.

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$1 from every Co-op Give Card sold (before Dec 2020) will support disaster preparedness etc

Help Support Community with Holiday Give Cards

December 08, 2020 - It is the gift of time. The time to figure out what to do next in the wake of a devastating house fire or flood.
For 207 families in Saskatchewan forced from their homes in 2019-2020, Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance volunteers were there to help by giving a gift of time.

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First Aid and CPR courses in your area

Interested in taking a Red Cross First Aid or CPR course? Find a course in your community or online.

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