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Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

The Bermuda Red Cross has launched a disaster appeal for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti. According to international news reports, “Hospitals in Haiti have become overwhelmed as they treat thousands of people injured in a earthquake that has left 1,419 dead. Some 13,694 houses have been destroyed, Haiti’s civil protection agency... Read more of this article

Red Cross Launches Progressive Eats Campaign

Red Cross Launches Progressive Eats Campaign

Governor Rena Lalgie recently launched the Bermuda Red Cross’ fundraising campaign for 2021, dubbed Progressive Eats. Governor Lalgie said, “Today as patron of Bermuda Red Cross, I am pleased to launch their unique fundraising campaign for 2021: Progressive Eats events. “This is where in accepting the invitation, each guest agreed to host... Read more of this article

Ignite Interns Support The Bermuda Red Cross

Ignite Interns Support The Bermuda Red Cross

Ignite’s entrepreneurial interns recently took part in a brainstorming workshop for the Bermuda Red Cross’s thrift store. A spokesperson said, “Last week, Ignite’s young adult entrepreneurial interns took part in a brainstorming workshop for the Bermuda Red Cross’s thrift store, located at 9 Berry Hill, Paget. “The workshop was... Read more of this article

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

The Bermuda Red Cross said that they have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and they will be closing the account on June 30, and sending the funds to British Red Cross. A Bermuda Red Cross spokesperson said, “We would like to advise you that we have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and because... Read more of this article

Red Cross Launch Appeal For St Vincent

Red Cross Launch Appeal For St Vincent

[Updated] The Bermuda Red Cross is launching a disaster appeal to help people affected by the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent. This weekend, the St. Vincent emergency management organisation tweeted, “Massive power outage following another explosive event at La Soufriere Volcano. Lightning, thunder and rumblings. Majority... Read more of this article

Red Cross Virtual Jingle Run 5K Run/Walk

Red Cross Virtual Jingle Run 5K Run/Walk

The Bermuda Red Cross will be hosting its annual Jingle Run 5K Run/Walk virtually from Friday, December 11th until Sunday, December 13th. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda has experienced a year like no other. Bermuda Red Cross has chosen to proceed with the Annual Jingle Run 5K Run/Walk. The current climate proposed two scenarios to them, cancel... Read more of this article

Bermuda Red Cross Manager Receives Coin

Bermuda Red Cross Manager Receives Coin

Diane Gordon of the Bermuda Red Cross has received a British Red Cross 150th anniversary commemorative coin “in recognition for her contribution, dedication and passion to the organization.” A spokesperson said, “Diane Gordon, Disaster Manager, was one of 150 staff and volunteers selected out of 230 persons nominated to receive a British... Read more of this article

August 1: Bermuda Red Cross Community Fest

August 1: Bermuda Red Cross Community Fest

The Bermuda Red Cross is getting set to present a virtual concert dubbed ‘Community Fest’ in celebration of its 70th anniversary on Saturday [August 1]. A spokesperson said, “Community Fest was birthed out a need to harness the community spirit that we, the Island of Bermuda, exhibit when we have disasters. Whilst in the past our disasters... Read more of this article

“Community Fest” Virtual Concert For Charity

“Community Fest” Virtual Concert For Charity

The Bermuda Red Cross is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a virtual concert featuring 13 different Bermudian singers and bands; the 7-hour event will be streamed live online and the community is welcome to make donations. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Red Cross is a critical humanitarian non-profit, which has served Bermuda over the past... Read more of this article

Bermuda Red Cross Marks 70th Anniversary

Bermuda Red Cross Marks 70th Anniversary

The Bermuda Red Cross is marking its 70th anniversary this year, with the organization saying “instead of celebrating, we have dug deeper in to the trenches to make sure that Bermuda is safe and cared for.” The organisation’s website said, “World Red Cross Day was recently marked, a day for a non-profit that has been around for... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Red Cross Suspend Some Services

Covid-19: Red Cross Suspend Some Services

The Bermuda Red Cross will suspend some of their services due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that Bermuda Red Cross services of Thrift Shop, Training and Rentals are closed to the public initially till 31 March, with us reassessing the situation on an ongoing basis. “Unfortunately, only under emergency... Read more of this article

Red Cross To Temporarily Suspend Services

Red Cross To Temporarily Suspend Services

In an effort to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Bermuda Red Cross has decided to suspend all of its services until Tuesday, March 31, at which time they will re-assess their status. A spokesperson said, “As a humanitarian organization, Bermuda Red Cross needs to adhere to best practice measures and to support messages of... Read more of this article

$336,000 Donated For Bahamas Disaster Relief

$336,000 Donated For Bahamas Disaster Relief

The Bermuda Red Cross said they would like to “thank the people of Bermuda for their overwhelming support,” noting that they have received $336,391.04 in donations for the hurricane relief effort in the Bahamas. Dorian devastated parts of the Bahamas, killing at least 65 people and leaving thousands more homeless. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article