All You Need To Know About The Red Cross Month

Red Cross Month is, no doubt, one of the most remarkable events. People across Canada observe this event throughout the month of March. The foremost objective of this event is to show our gratitude towards the efforts taken on by Red Cross Movement. The movement is entirely committed to fulfilling the humanitarian mission. There are various national societies working in Canada and the Canadian Red Cross is undoubtedly one of them. It has played a very impactful role in the process of making this society an ideal place for everyone.

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.Sally Koch

Their impact has got local as well as international recognition. Talking about their contribution, we must admit the incidents that took place in 2012. A heavy disaster took place in the year 2012 and during that time, the members associated with the Canadian Red Cross Society came forward to help the affected people. They assisted more than 46,000 people. Apart from this, they devoted almost 100,000 hours to help these needy people.

Canadian Red Cross Society And Red Cross Month

Canadian Red Cross Society has a very inextricable connection with the Red Cross Month. This is the month when people across the nation step forward and celebrate the accomplishment of this organization. Talking about the Canadian Red Cross Society, it is basically a kind of charity organization that works across the nation to help needy people. If we talk about the funding, the organization actually gets financial assistance from both the Canadian government departments and private organizations.

There are many people closely associated with this charity organization. The Canadian Red Cross actually provides professional training to the volunteers so that can help people in the emergency situation. This organization provides training regarding injury prevention services, disaster assistance, disaster response, emergency response and many more. Talking about the injury prevention services, this organization trains the volunteers in such a way so that they can provide first aid training and along with it, they can also help people in outdoor safety activities.

Background Of The Red Cross Month

Well, if you want to know the background of the Red Cross Month, you must know the vital aspects closely connected with the Canadian Red Cross that is a kind of charity organization. It was in 1896 when the Canadian Red Cross Society was established. It was an inextricable part of the British Red Cross Society. The Canadian Red Cross Society was also known as the National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War. During the Boer War in South Africa, the Canadian Red Cross Society helped the wounded and sick people.

After the end of the First World War, this organization came forward to start a health awareness campaign. It was a kind of children’s program where they wanted to promote healthy living.

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