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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 

The secret lives of the ones we love

Susan Bascombe in her garden

Read one woman's fascinating story on the Day of the Disappeared.

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Volunteer in your community this summer

A Red Cross volunteer on a home visit looks through photographs with one of our service users

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

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Why we're rescuing refugees off Libya's coast

Rescue boat

Yesterday a staggering 6,500 people were rescued in the southern Mediterranean.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

Discover a secret garden

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Explore hidden and private gardens in England and Wales.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis