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Find your nearest Red Cross services and events.

  • Health & support services 
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  • 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.

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Five essential facts about refugees

People across the world are talking about the refugee crisis every day. Here are five key facts you need to know.

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Volunteer in your community this summer

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

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

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Syria: essential aid reaches people from besieged areas

A group of people including a mother and baby stand at the door of a Red Crescent vehicle to collect supplies
27 Jun 2016

Every day, malnourished children and their families flee fighting in Syria. Red Cross food parcels are a lifeline.

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Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

You can borrow a wheelchair and other mobility aids from us.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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