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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 

Life on board our search and rescue boat

Man comforted by Red Cross staff aboard 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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Civilians in Iraq must be protected

Eight children stand outside

Watch: the Red Cross is ready to help people fleeing the fighting in Mosul.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

From Calais to the UK

The clenched hands of a refugee in France.

Hear from a Red Cross volunteer involved in the operation to transfer children from Calais to the UK.

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Hurricane Matthew Appeal

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