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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 

"Unbearable conditions" for families fleeing Myanmar

A woman holds a baby surrounded by other people walking up a muddy slope as they flee Myanmar

Thousands of families have fled terrible violence. The Red Cross is helping with essential food, water and shelter.

Read more from Myanmar >

Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

how to borrow equipment >

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Hurricane Appeal

An image from the Netherlands Red Cross shows some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

The Caribbean has been hit by a series of hurricanes, leaving behind a trail of devastation.

Find out more about our appeal >

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Teaching resources

Girl among group of other students

Looking for imaginative teaching tools that are simple to use? We've got a host of free resources available.

See what is available >

Text to donate

Text message is a quick and easy way to donate to the British Red Cross: see full terms and conditions.

 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis