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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 

On board our search and rescue boat

Man on board the Responder

Our search and rescue boats are helping save lives at sea. Read more about the people on board

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Volunteer in your community

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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Soap, ambulances and 32,000 loaves of bread

A boy leans against a stack of Red Cross supplies include boxes, blankets and a bag of food

The conflict in Mosul, Iraq, will leave thousands of people in urgent need of support. The Red Cross is ready to help.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

A mapping revolution that is saving lives

Volunteers with the Guinea Red Cross meet with residents in the largest market in the Matoto suburb of Conakry, sharing messages on how people can protect themselves and prevent the spread of Ebola.

Find out why volunteers spent two months mapping an area larger than Greater London in northern Guinea.

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Hurricane Matthew Appeal

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