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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 Red Cross and the NHS

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The Red Cross has a long history working with the NHS. Join us on a journey through the years.

Read more about our history >

Volunteer in your community

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

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In Syria: two sheep to welcome you home

A newborn lamb stands and rests its head on its mother's back in Homs, Syria

How the gift of two sheep can mean the difference between poverty and earning your own living.

Why we’re giving out sheep in Homs >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

‘His face started turning purple’

Lindsay Ritchie with her son Logan.

Thanks to a Red Cross video, Lindsay Ritchie knew how to help her son when he started choking. 

Read Lindsay's story >

Yemen Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis