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  • Health & support services 
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    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

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    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

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Kos migrants - here are the stories they want to tell you

Mohammed a refugee in Kos

Behind every headline in the news is a real person who risked their life to make a journey – and felt they had no choice.

Meet some of the people in Kos >

Volunteer with us

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team and do something positive for your community. There are many ways to help people in crisis.

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Finding my long-lost family - in Myanmar

Chris Gray

After her parents died, Chris felt it was time to look for her long-lost relatives. She didn't know that finding them would help her move on with her life.

Read Chris' story >

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Event first aid - volunteering at Burghley Horse Trials

Kay Clow event first aid volunteer

Every year, Red Cross volunteers provide first aid support at Burghley Horse Trials. For volunteers like horse-mad Kay, this is a dream assignment.

Read Kay's story >

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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