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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 

Free and easy to learn: baby and child first aid

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Get the skills you need to treat children for a range of injuries and illnesses.

Learn Children First Aid >

Borrow a wheelchair

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

how to borrow equipment >

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Terra Firma: the refugees who make it to Italy

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100,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean for Italy this year. What are their lives like once they arrive?

Full story >

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Modern slavery and trafficking

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Incredibly, there are still slaves and trafficking victims all over the world. Red Cross services can help.

How we help survivors >

Text to donate

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

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