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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 

Families trapped in the Syrian desert

A two-year old girl sits in dirty water in a plastic basin on the ground in a camp outside Raqqa in Syria

“Would you drink this water?” A first-hand account of life in Syria’s desert camps.

Help for families fleeing Raqqa >

Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

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

how to borrow equipment >

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How cash grants change lives in Pakistan

In Pakistan, Naqeebullah's sons lean on his shoulders as he holds two sheep

From buying sheep to sending children to school, cash grants make a huge difference to poor families.

How cash helps in Pakistan >

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Free first aid app

Image of First Aid, Facebook, Maps, Twitter, Angry Birds and Mail icons

Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with our free first aid app for Apple, Android and Windows.

about the app >

Text to donate

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

UK Solidarity Fund

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis