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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 

Stories from refugees on Europe's doorstep

Refugees arriving in Sicily give their details to Red Cross family tracing teams

From Syrian doctors to former slaves, meet the people seeking safety in Europe.

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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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The big ideas behind 50 years of life-saving work

Women carrying sacks

How do seven Fundamental Principles help us send food parcels and medical care where they are needed most?

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

London Marathon: run with us

Running stands by a congratulations sign after completing the Virgin London Marathon

If you missed out on the ballot, apply for a place with Team Red Cross. If you got a place, why not run for a good cause?

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis