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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 
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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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Need to borrow a wheelchair?

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and other mobility aids.

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Choose a challenge

Nicola Germain begins her abseil

From marathons and bike rides to abseils and dance competitions, find a fundraising event to suit you.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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