Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 4)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Saskatchewan support shines in 2019-2020

November 09, 2020 - From the largest corporate contributor to an individual buying a ticket for the Campaign for Kids Raffle, the people of Saskatchewan showed incredible support for the Red Cross in 2019-2020.

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2019 Power of Humanity awards

November 09, 2020 - Each year, the Canadian Red Cross honours the spirit of humanity in Saskatchewan by recognizing the contributions of local humanitarians at its annual Power of Humanity Awards in Regina and Power of Humanity Luncheon in Saskatoon.
 

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New course helps First Nations to lead own emergency response

November 09, 2020 - It provides a sense of control in a situation that is out of control. That’s how Josephine Greyeyes describes the value of the first of­fering of the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Social Services (ESS) course in Saskatche­wan in the fall of 2019.

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A gift for those displaced by a personal disaster

November 09, 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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Growing Red Cross program creates connection for isolated seniors

November 09, 2020 -

When you drop a stone in water, the ripples radiate in all directions. In a similar fashion, the Red Cross Friendly Phone program begins by forging connections between two people, but the ripple effects of camaraderie and good will can be felt across the community. And it all begins with a simple phone call.

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Engaging creates empowerment for Black Lake communities

November 09, 2020 - In January 2020, at the invitation of Black Lake Denesuline First Nation, a team from the Canadian Red Cross made the first of two trips to help build community resiliency for children, youth and adults.

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New Red Cross-certified youth leader building capacity

November 09, 2020 - The long tradition of teaching babysitting and home safety programs to youth took a big step towards capacity building in one Saskatchewan First Nation in 2019-2020.

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The power of creating change to prevent youth violence

November 09, 2020 -

For Scott McHenry there is nothing better than seeing the confidence build in a room of kids learning to facilitate violence prevention training for younger students in their own schools.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Luc Mullinder named Canadian Red Cross Vice President for Saskatchewan

November 03, 2020 - (REGINA) The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of Luc Mullinder as its new vice president for Saskatchewan.

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Shifting careers: how a SK student went from drawing blueprints to a career in disaster response

October 26, 2020 - At the beginning of last summer Josh Windsor was a computer drafting student; by the fall he had completely changed his career direction and was starting his first semester working towards a degree in Emergency Management. He credits the change to a Canadian Red Cross volunteer experience where he coloured with children in a disaster shelter.

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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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