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PH RED CROSS LED BLOOD DRIVE YIELDS 1,674 BAGS

The PRC, GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF), and Ever Commonwealth Mall held a blood donation drive, dubbed “Sagip Dugtong Buhay,” recently. The blood donation drive generated 1,674 bags of blood collected, which can save more than 6,000 lives.   The 1,674 bags of blood collected can save more than 6,000 lives.   PRC Chairman and CEO Dick […]

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PRC, MANILA ROTARY SIGN BLOOD DONATION DEAL

The Rotary Club of Manila (RCM), Rotaract Club of Manila (RAC Manila), and Rotary Club of De La Salle University (RAC DLSU) signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) recently at RCM’s 27th weekly membership meeting in Makati City. “We just sent 20 bags of blood in Davao de Oro because […]

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PRC SENDS MORE AID, WATER TANKERS TO MINDANAO

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has lined up massive resources in an overwhelming response to the situation in Mindanao. PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon directed the dispatch of additional resources in Mindanao after seeing the need to provide immediate relief to about 230,000 families in Davao de Oro, Davao del Norte, Agusan del Sur, […]

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PRC SENDS FOOD TRUCKS TO FLOOD-HIT AGUSAN DEL SUR

Two Philippine Red Cross (PRC) food trucks recently arrived in Butuan City as part of the overwhelming response of the humanitarian organization to the flooding and landslide in Mindanao. PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon directed the immediate deployment of the two food trucks that left Cebu for Agusan del Sur. “We sent the two […]

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PRC, REACT SIGN EMERGENCY AID AGREEMENT

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and the Regional Emergency Assistance Communications Team (REACT) Philippines, Inc. signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to solidify their collaboration in humanitarian responses and intensify the former’s communication capacity in times of emergencies and crisis.  PRC Secretary-General Dr. Gwen Pang signed the MOA with REACT National President, Henry Bicoy, and […]

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MORE THAN JUST A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS

How you react when you witness acts of kindness speaks volumes about you. You watch a YouTube video of a man giving packed meals to homeless people. How kind, yes? Then you think to yourself, “He’s probably only doing this for content, for clout. How much of it is real, though?” You went on with […]

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UPCM HONORS PHILIPPINE RED CROSS, GORDON

The University of the Philippines (UP) College of Medicine (UPCM) honored the scholarship provision of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and its Chairman and CEO, Dick Gordon, to UPCM’s medical students during a “Donor Appreciation Ceremony” held at UP Manila recently.  PRC is the biggest full scholarship provider of the UPCM to date.   On […]

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PRC, MCU SIGN PACT FOR JOINT DISASTER RESPONSE

In a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing ceremony, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and the Manila Central University (MCU) strengthened their partnership to serve the country together in case of disasters and humanitarian emergencies.  “We are establishing partnerships with different institutions to prepare for crises and disasters, especially now that more catastrophic events are happening […]

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SMC EXPANDS URBAN FARMING INITIATIVE

San Miguel Corporation’s Backyard Bukid, initiated in 2021 to assist its service personnel during the pandemic, has grown into a vibrant urban farm at the company’s head office complex, now cultivating 39 varieties of flowering plants and vegetables. The urban farm, which now includes a plant nursery and 80 garden plots, also functions as a […]

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PRC SENDS STAFF, RESOURCES TO CEBU’S SINULOG FEST

The most awaited 459th Fiesta Señor Traslacion and Fluvial Procession, which is part of the Sinulog Festival 2024, concluded successfully in Cebu with the Philippine Red Cross lining up its volunteers, staff and resources.PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon said the safety of every devotee was of utmost priority. “I directed that volunteers and resources be […]