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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 

Millions going hungry in four countries

In South Sudan, a woman carries a bag of Red Cross food on her head while two other people stand nearby

People in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen face terrible hunger and disease.

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10 things you didn't know about UK social care

A Red Cross volunteer supports a service user walking

From ambulances to wheelchairs: 10 things you may not know about our health and social care work in the UK.

10 social care facts >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

Young refugees write letter to ministers

destitute asylum seeker
22 Feb 2017

Plight of unaccompanied children in Europe inspires young refugees to take action.

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Yemen Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis