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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 

Our charity shops

Volunteer sorting stock in a charity shop

You can donate, volunteer or simply grab yourself a bargain in one of our charity shops across the UK.

Find a shop near you >

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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Try first aid first when your child is hurt or ill

Cartoon drawings of children with a fever, a bump on the head and a sprained wrist

Need help when your little one has a fever or falls? Our clear first aid advice can help both you and your child.

Try first aid first >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

Watch: food parcel delivery in Syria

A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer hands a Red Cross/Red Crescent food parcel to a woman in Syria as a boy watches

Red Cross food parcels are a lifeline for people living under siege in Syria.

Video: what's in a food parcel >

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