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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.

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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 safety.

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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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Putting menstruation on the curriculum

Betty Cherotich, a teacher, in front of her class at Kimangora Primary School in Kenya.

What happened when a school in Kenya got its pupils to talk about periods? 

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Enjoy the Bank Holiday at a garden near you

A close up image of a purple flower

Explore hidden gardens in England and Wales that are opening up for charity.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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