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Want to do your bit but not sure where to start? Whether you have ten minutes, or ten months, there are hundreds of ways for you to get involved with our work. You could volunteer in a shop, help young refugees adjust to a new life, or take part in a fundraising challenge – whatever takes your fancy. Have a look around and see what suits you best.


Volunteer in a client's home

Join our friendly team of volunteers and be a local hero in your community. Browse our volunteering roles to find something that suits you.

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Our charity shops

Volunteer sorting stock in a charity shop

Donate, volunteer or simply grab yourself a bargain.

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Get fundraising

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From organising your own event to recycling old phones, there are tons of ways to fundraise.

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Runner celebrates after completing the London marathon

From swimming and dancing, to beautiful open gardens, we have events to suit everyone

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Opportunities for young people

Young people dancing at a rave

From organising your own rave to teaching your peers first aid, there's plenty you can do.

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From blogs to podcasts to social networking, find out about the difference the Red Cross makes. And remember to share our stories with all your contacts too.

A partnership with the British Red Cross can benefit your company and vulnerable people all over the world. Find out what you can do.


Red Cross Week

Man poses in a jumpsuitDid you know the Red Cross has its very own day? It's on 8 May and we celebrate it each year with a whole week of fundraising.

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Do something different in your free time

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From blogs to podcasts to social networking, find out about the difference the Red Cross makes.

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