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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 

Borrow a wheelchair

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If you are in need of a mobility aid on a short-term loan, we can help you out.

Read about mobility aids >

Volunteer in your community

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

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Iraq's forgotten children looking for home

Three children sit on dusty ground in Khazer camp outside Mosul Iraq, with Red Crescent relief supplies around them

Half of the 200,000 people who fled fighting in Mosul are children. Most cannot yet return home.

More on the children of Mosul >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

When hunger threatens lives – What is famine?

In Yemen, a man, woman and two children sit in front of their makeshift tent in a barren landscape. The family is at risk of famine.

The word ‘famine’ conjures up images of emaciated people clinging on to life, but what does it actually mean?

Find out more about famine >

Yemen Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis