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Our fantastic fundraisers

Read stories from some of the exceptional people who have helped raise funds for the British Red Cross.

Junior Red Cross Members from Commonwealth countries meet the Princess Royal at the Queen's coronation in 1953

Young volunteers' coronation trip of a lifetime

29 Jun 2012

Former Junior Red Cross Members recall meeting the Princess Royal when they visited the UK for the Queen’s coronation in 1953.

Fundraising volunteer Audrey Tibbles

Audrey: I volunteered at the coronation

31 May 2012

Audrey Tibbles (85), a Red Cross fundraising volunteer in London, was one of 1,700 first aiders on duty at the coronation on 2 June 1953.

Taxi journey fundraisers

Johno, Leigh and Paul’s story: raising £10,000 on the meter

19 Jan 2012

Three daring adventurers have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest taxi journey in history and raised nearly £10,000 for the British Red Cross along the way.


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