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May 03, 2019, 15:15 ET Canadian Red Cross providing financial aid for flooding relief

Red Cross is registering impacted residents, assessing needs and delivering support OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross has announced financial assistance for households in affected...


Mar 26, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Red Cross Sends Emergency Field Hospital to Mozambique

OTTAWA, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross is sending its emergency field hospital to Mozambique to bring urgent health care to communities that have been devastated by Tropical Cyclone...


Mar 25, 2019, 15:00 ET Media advisory: Canadian Red Cross Prepares More Aid for Mozambique

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - What: The Canadian Red Cross will be making an important announcement about its emergency aid response in Mozambique on Tuesday morning. Additional information will be...


Oct 22, 2018, 08:00 ET One month on: Red Cross continues to support needs following Ottawa-Gatineau tornadoes

Additional Red Cross financial aid available for impacted residents OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - One month ago, residents in the Ottawa-Gatineau area were reeling from the impact of tornadoes that...


Jun 21, 2018, 08:00 ET Canadians impacted by disasters are going digital, Red Cross study confirms

Facebook is online platform of choice for alerts following emergencies TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canadians face a growing number of disasters and emergencies across the country, they are...


May 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Two years after the fires: Canadian Red Cross continues to help people recover in Fort McMurray

To date, 89.5 per cent of funds raised have been spent or committed EDMONTON, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross today released its two year update summarizing the relief and recovery work...


Nov 27, 2017, 07:00 ET Survey reveals a year of disasters has Canadians wanting to give back

Majority of Canadians feel compelled to donate to charity or volunteer this holiday season TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos survey for the Canadian Red Cross finds that in light of the...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:00 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes Government of Canada support to Myanmar refugee crisis

Red Cross on the ground providing humanitarian support in Bangladesh and Myanmar OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced that for every eligible donation made by...


Sep 07, 2017, 05:00 ET Red Cross responds to Hurricane Irma

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Red Cross is providing emergency assistance for Hurricane Irma, a category five hurricane that has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Caribbean....


Aug 30, 2017, 07:00 ET Survey reveals one in three Canadians who witness cyber-bullying stand up to it

Parents, teachers must talk about bullying this back-to-school season TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos survey for the Canadian Red Cross finds that more than one in three Canadians say they ...


Aug 04, 2017, 07:00 ET Active supervision can help prevent summer tragedies

The Canadian Red Cross urges parents to be attentive this season TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - From lakes to rivers, pools to splash pads, water is everywhere this summer providing opportunities for...


Jul 23, 2017, 19:51 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada support to wildfire recovery

Funding will provide support to recovery efforts VICTORIA, July 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada's announcement of support for community recovery as...


Jul 10, 2017, 11:01 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes Province of B.C. support to wildfire response

$100M fund will provide much-needed help VICTORIA, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Province of British Columbia's announced $100 million fund to provide assistance to the...


Jul 06, 2017, 07:00 ET From decks to docks, practice water safety

The Canadian Red Cross wants Canadians to be water safe this summer TORONTO, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Enjoying pools and lakes is a great way to cool down when the temperature rises, but on average more...


Jun 01, 2017, 06:30 ET Be a better boater this summer

The Canadian Red Cross urges Canadians to practice water safety TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Every year hundreds of Canadians die tragically in boating incidents - the overwhelming majority of those ...


May 24, 2017, 14:00 ET Flood-impacted BC residents can apply for Red Cross financial assistance

KELOWNA, BC, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Thanks to generous donations from Canadians, the Red Cross is able to help households impacted by the flooding in British Columbia by providing direct financial...


May 18, 2017, 07:00 ET Canadian Red Cross announces $4 million to residents impacted by spring floods

OTTAWA, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Thanks to the generous support from Canadians, the Red Cross will provide direct financial assistance totalling $4 million to households impacted by the flooding in...


May 08, 2017, 11:39 ET Canadian Red Cross responds to flooding across Canada

OTTAWA, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The Red Cross is launching an appeal for financial donations to help Canadian individuals, families and communities affected by flooding in Quebec and several other...


Apr 24, 2017, 12:30 ET One year later: Red Cross remains committed to recovery in Fort McMurray

$244 million spent to help the people of Wood Buffalo FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Almost one year ago, the people of the Wood Buffalo region were fleeing as wildfires tore through their ...


Apr 24, 2017, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Red Cross to release one year update on 2016 Alberta fires/

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross will provide an update on the Alberta fires recovery to date – including total dollars raised and spent, and how donations have been...


Apr 21, 2017, 13:31 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Red Cross to release one year update on 2016 Alberta fires/

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross will provide an update on the Alberta fires recovery to date – including total dollars raised and spent, and how donations have been...


Apr 20, 2017, 16:05 ET Media Advisory - Red Cross to release one year update on 2016 Alberta fires

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross will provide an update on the Alberta fires recovery to date – including total dollars raised and spent, and how donations have been...


Nov 28, 2016, 06:00 ET Over half of Canadians worry last-minute gifts will disappoint this holiday season

Charitable gifts are viewed by many as a meaningful option TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The holiday season is a time for celebrating with friends and family and, for many, giving and receiving...


Nov 03, 2016, 05:00 ET Six months on, Red Cross spends $178 million to assist people affected by wildfires

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Six months after a devastating wildfire swept through the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the Canadian Red Cross is proud to announce that $178 million...


Oct 17, 2016, 10:08 ET Canadian Red Cross sends Emergency Health Clinic to Haiti

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross has deployed its Emergency Health Clinic in a joint effort with the French Red Cross, to help support several communities in Haiti affected by...