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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 
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"Everyone was so lovely": how social care helps

Mrs Bennet with Red Cross volunteer Janet Shaw

When Mrs Bennett broke her arm, a Red Cross volunteer helped her to stay independent at home.

Read her social care story >

Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

how to borrow equipment >

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Red Cross first aid app

Image of First Aid, Facebook, Maps, Twitter, Angry Birds and Mail icons

Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple, Android and Windows.

Download the app >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

Don't give up on your New Year's resolutions!

Fundraiser Max Newton at the summit of Pen y ghent the first of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks.

Join #TeamRedCross and receive 20% off your registration fee for selected challenge events throughout January.

Find an event to suit you >

Text to donate

Text message is a quick and easy way to donate to the British Red Cross: see full terms and conditions.




 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis