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Forest fire prompts evacuations of Red Sucker Lake First Nation: Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross will be helping evacuate “at least 300” residents of Red Sucker Lake First Nation Thursday, according to a news release.

A forest fire in northeastern Manitoba prompted the First Nation leadership and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) to begin evacuations of those “whose health would be at the greatest risk.” 146 more words

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Red Cross help for Okanagan flood victims

The Red Cross is providing some financial relief to flood-stricken residents in the Okanagan.

The organization will provide $600 to eligible, registered households whose primary residence was damaged by the flood. 140 more words

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Celebrating Our Military

by Krystal Smith, daughter of Ted Smith, American Red Cross Regional Digital Communications Specialist

For centuries, the U.S. military has served as the protector of U.S. 662 more words

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Hey, Red Cross bloodmobile, you’ve come a long way baby!

Story by Sue Thesenga of North Central Blood Services and
Abby Arthaud 
of Southwest Blood Services Region 

You’ve probably seen one rolling down the road or through your town on its way to a blood drive — an American Red Cross bloodmobile. 353 more words

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I planned to give blood, but...

THE BEST LAID plans don’t always work out. Case in point.

Monday evening my husband and I arrived at the local hospital to donate blood to the Red Cross. 576 more words

Principle--Not Stance

By Y. Hope Osborn

A friend believes it is untrue to her own beliefs if she tries to see things from another person’s perspective—I disagree. Sometimes it is good to be neutral on a subject and not pick sides—not because you don’t feel a certain way, but because, sometimes, understanding a perspective different from your own helps shape your own beliefs. 618 more words

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Principle--Not Stance

By Y. Hope Osborn

A friend believes it is untrue to her own beliefs if she tries to see things from another person’s perspective—I disagree. Sometimes it is good to be neutral on a subject and not pick sides—not because you don’t feel a certain way, but because, sometimes, understanding a perspective different from your own helps shape your own beliefs. 618 more words