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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 

You're not alone in feeling alone

John Ball, a Red Cross Connecting Communities volunteer, sits in his home

After John's wife died, he felt lonely and isolated. Now he's using his experience to help others.

Read John's story >

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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Baby and child first aid

Woman and man comforting a girl sitting on the floor with a tea towel cold compress applied to her head.

Learn the skills you’ll need when your little one gets hurt or is feeling poorly. 

First aid for children >

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Volunteering for young people

Young people discussing issues

It doesn't matter whether you've got one hour or six months – we have something for you.

Find out what you can do >

Text to donate

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

 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis