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British Red Cross

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Find your nearest Red Cross services and events.

  • Health & support services 
  • Fundraising event 
  • First aid course 

    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

  • Charity shop 

    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

  • Red Cross office 

Why ‘bed-blocking’ isn’t the real problem

a woman lies in a hospital bed

Discover three truths about the people still waiting to leave hospital.

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Volunteer in your community

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Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for you and your community.

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Loneliness and isolation

A man sits alone looking at a book or photo album

Our new study with Co-op, means we know more about loneliness and isolation than ever before – and how to help.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

Interactive map: our work across the Middle East

A young boy and girl sit on dry ground holding a jerry can and look at the camera

Conflicts across the region are affecting millions. Find out how we’re helping in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

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Hurricane Matthew Appeal

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