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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 

Crossing the world's most dangerous borders

Elderly man is helped to disembark a dinghy.

Read the stories of people crossing seas and borders in search of somewhere safe.

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Volunteer in your community this year

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

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


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Myanmar: "We trust our community health workers”

Cho Cho Win holds her baby son

Thanks to good advice and support from Red Cross community health workers, Cho Cho Win now has a healthy baby.

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Everyday First Aid

Seven people posing on a street

Our interactive videos make it easy to learn the skills you'll need to help in an emergency.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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