National Days of the French Red Cross from May 18 to 26, 2019: “This year again, help us save lives! "


The delegation of Saint-Martin is counting on all to finance its social actions and its emergency and first aid actions.

From May 18 to 26, 2019, the National Days of the French Red Cross will be held: the association's annual and unmissable event for which its thousands of volunteers, all over France, go out to meet the general public to collect the maximum donations and allow them to continue to carry out their local actions with the most vulnerable and save lives throughout the year.

The National Days 2019 are more than ever a crucial meeting for the French Red Cross at a time when associations are playing an increasingly important role with the poorest in an increasingly difficult economic and financial context, and which impacts already already vulnerable populations.

To continue saving lives, the French Red Cross needs from the generosity of all!

Food and clothing aid, support for people in situations of great exclusion, access to health, psychosocial support, first aid during domestic accidents or during large-scale emergency procedures following a natural disaster ... the actors of the French Red Cross are on the front line and mobilize daily in the face of isolation, distress, precariousness, pain and exclusion.

From May 18 to 26, thousands of French Red Cross volunteers will survey metropolitan France and the French overseas departments and territories to meet the inhabitants of towns and villages where they carry out numerous actions throughout the year. in order to make them aware of their projects and obtain their support to continue supporting the most vulnerable.

The Red Cross of Saint Martin count more than ever on mobilizing everyone to continue  to carry out its actions.

Everyone can also give their time for this great event, by helping the Red Cross to collect by becoming a volunteer for a day. You just have to contact the Territorial Delegation of Saint-Martin.

It is indeed the generosity of the public and the money collected in particular during the National Days, which allow the Red Cross to finance:

• The night marauds which make it possible to meet people in very precarious conditions

• The opening of a Day Reception / Hygiene Point

• Development of rescue teams. The National Days are also a festive and unifying event, and to thank and encourage Saint-Martin to come and share this moment, the French Red Cross will organize different activities from May 18 to 26, 2019:

• A large solidarity clearance sale on Saturday May 18, 2019 at Howell Center from 9 a.m. to 15 p.m., accompanied by several volunteer collectors spread over several sites on the island.

• A Red Cross village at the Quartier d'Orléans market on Monday May 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with free screenings and presentation of Red Cross activities. 

• Open Day on Wednesday May 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 15 p.m. at the Maison Croix-Rouge - 2 rue du Soleil Levant - Concordia and at the Youth Health Center - Rue Léopold Hyman - Concordia On the program: discovery of the activities of the Cross -French red in Saint-Martin, video projections, photography exhibition, entertainment, a drink of friendship ...

• A Red Cross village at Sandy-Ground on Friday May 24, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with free screenings and presentation of Red Cross activities.


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