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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 

On board our search and rescue boat

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Our search and rescue boats are helping save lives at sea. Read more about the people on board

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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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Halloween first aid tips

Boy dressed as a Halloween vampire clutches his sprained ankle

If you are trick-or-treating or entertaining children at home, read our first aid tips to keep your family safe.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

Borrow a wheelchair

Young woman pushing an older woman through a park in a wheelchair

You can borrow wheelchairs, commodes and other mobility aids from us.

How to borrow a wheelchair >

Hurricane Matthew Appeal

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