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Frequently asked questions

There are lots of ways to give to us - from gifts in memory to bidding on ebay. Find out the answers to all your questions.

Is your system secure? Why can't I sponsor a child? Find answers to your questions about donating to the British Red Cross.

We can advise you on tax-efficient ways of giving including Gift Aid - the simplest way to donate yet.

Why do we do things that some people might not like? Answers to your questions about the way we fundraise.

How much of my donation will be used for an appeal? Answers to common questions about donating to emergency appeals.

What percentage of our income do we spend on administration costs? Answers to your questions about our fundraising costs.

Donated drugs are rarely accepted by the Red Cross or by other aid agencies. Find out why.

Money is the lifeblood of emergency response and will stretch much further than a gift - allowing us to save more lives.

Wondering where your money will go? Rest assured, whatever you give will go a long way - even just a pound.

Are you moving home? Getting married? Here's how to change your details and continue your donation.

Details on how to feedback about the British Red Cross fundraising activity.

Find out about the number of ways you can use your CAF Charity account to give to the British Red Cross.

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