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Fundraise for an emergency appeal

New Zealand Red Cross workers examine Earthquake damage© InfoWhile we are always looking for general funds, you can also raise money for one of our emergency appeals or for our disaster fund.

  1. Look at the list of current emergency appeals below. Click on any appeal for further information about the disaster and how the Red Cross is helping.
  2. Decide which appeal you want to support and generate fundraising ideas.
  3. Sign up for a collection, or register your fundraising challenge or event.

In an emergency, it is essential to respond quickly. When planning a fundraising challenge or event, make sure you can complete it in a short time frame.


Register your interest

Syria Crisis Appeal

Red Crescent worker and child in Homs

Tens of thousands of people have been injured or killed in Syria.

More about the Syria appeal >

Disaster Fund

Red Cross volunteers in a boat in Vietnam

When disaster strikes, the British Red Cross must be ready to act within hours. Our Disaster Fund holds money we can use to react to any disaster, wherever it occurs, as soon as it is needed.

Find out about the Disaster Fund >


Find your local fundraiser

Get in touch with your local British Red Cross fundraiser.

Find your local fundraiser >