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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 

Syria crisis: ten snapshots from Aleppo

In Aleppo, a boy stands holding a box of hot foot in a large concrete room surrounded by men sitting on the floor

Right now, families from Aleppo are fleeing for their lives. Find out how we’re helping.

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Volunteer in your community

A Red Cross volunteer on a home visit looks through photographs with one of our service users

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for you and your community.

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“You can’t dwell on the past”

David Crane managed to beat his loneliness with help from the Red Cross.

Loneliness and social isolation is a hidden crisis in the UK. Find out how David overcame his difficulties after a long struggle.

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Tweets from the British Red Cross

Newborn baby rescued from the sea

Red Cross doctor holds baby

Watch what happens after a mother and baby are rescued in the southern Mediterranean Sea.

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Hurricane Matthew Appeal

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