Every March for 70 years, thousands of volunteers have made a wonderful contribution to our community during Red Cross Calling.
They’ve knocked on their neighbour’s doors, said hello and their combined efforts have raised millions.
I’d like to send a massive thanks to the thousands of schools, businesses, community organisations and our dedicated Red Cross members who’ve answered the call over the years.
All of that effort has gone a long way, allowing Red Cross to help where we’re needed most; from providing support during and after disasters, to making phone calls to check on the isolated and elderly to helping communities make a better future for themselves.
So many extraordinary volunteers here in NSW have also gone the extra mile – not just raising money but also reaching out to their neighbours, asking how they’re going and checking on their wellbeing.
Red Cross Calling is more than a fundraiser – it gives us a reason to connect and volunteer for the sake of our community.
Research shows that volunteering and helping in our neighbourhoods helps us live happier, longer lives.
These volunteers make Australia a special place to live.
This year we aim to double the number of volunteers in NSW. Will you be one of them? Join the fun today: redcrosscalling.org.au or call 1800 RED CROSS (733 276). You can also contact your local Red Cross Branch so you can join their efforts.