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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 

Jools Oliver: who knew first aid was such fun?

Jools Oliver at a first aid course

The top celebrity mum explains why she decided it was time to learn life-saving skills.

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Donate to our charity shops

Volunteer sorting stock in a charity shop

Time to clear out that closet? De-clutter and take your unwanted clothes, books, music, homeware and toys to your local Red Cross charity shop.

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How I saved my 'human fireball' husband

Oliver and Frances Lewis

When an incinerator engulfed her husband in flames, Frances was stuck – until she found our first aid leaflet.

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Inspired by the Tour de France?

Two cyclists hold up their bikes infront on the Eiffel Tower in Paris
20 Jul 2016

If the answer is 'oui', sign up for our bike ride from London to Paris.

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