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

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

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Rida's story: Red Crescent saves lives as bombs fall

Two girls

Rida and her children saw their home in Gaza destroyed. The Red Crescent helped them escape, and gave them food and shelter as they tried to recover.

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Volunteer

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for your community. Browse our volunteering roles to find something that suits you.

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'Without the Red Cross, I wouldn’t have done anything or gone anywhere'

Joan Plevin and volunteer Eliot Jones

Pensioner Joan Plevin was struggling so much at home that she moved 200 miles to be near her daughter – and found she had to rebuild her social life.

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Need to borrow a wheelchair?

A client using a self propelled wheelchair

We provide short-term loans of mobility aids including wheelchairs, commodes, walking sticks and frames.

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Gaza and Israel Appeal

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