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Red Cross volunteers at a FareShare stand in Tesco

Yes, we ‘can’: donate your tinned goods

28 Nov 2014

Our volunteers will be collecting food donations at Tesco stores this weekend, to support families hit by food poverty – and you can do your bit to help.

Daniel Redhead, Humanitarian Citizen Awards winner

‘I raised £56k in memory of my friend’

26 Nov 2014

Daniel wins a Humanitarian Citizen Award after raising over £50k for leukaemia research.

Charlotte Wealthy, Humanitarian Citizen Awards winner

Why Charlotte looks so app-y...

26 Nov 2014

Charlottle wins a Humanitarian Citizen Award for helping young people deal with mental health issues.

Houses of Parliament

Parliament listens to British Red Cross guidance

21 Nov 2014

The British Red Cross is celebrating some major breakthroughs in parliament – which will help the vulnerable people we support.

Heroes and snappers take well deserved bow

14 Nov 2014

A group of young heroes and talented photographers came together today for an awards extravaganza.

Emergency response volunteer on the phone

Volunteers help after dental alert

14 Nov 2014

When 20,000 dental patients in Nottinghamshire were recalled for tests this week, Red Cross support line volunteers turned out to help field hundreds of calls.

Aid in Syria

Red Cross deplores the deaths of two aid workers in Syria

11 Nov 2014

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked and saddened by the deaths of two volunteers in Syria.

A refugee service user receiving emergency provisions

Asylum seekers sent to hotels without essentials or medicine

06 Nov 2014

Vulnerable asylum seekers are receiving help from the British Red Cross, after being sent to hotels around the UK with little support or information.

Liberian Red Cross volunteer and contact tracer Kebbeh Bee talks to members of the Pipeline community in Paynesville, near Monrovia.

Ebola outbreak: new Red Cross CEO calls for greater international support

29 Oct 2014

In his first week as the chief executive of the British Red Cross, Mike Adamson has called for greater international support to fight Ebola in West Africa.

Coldweather sign in winter

Don’t get left in the dark this winter

24 Oct 2014

Winter’s a time for snowmen, hot toddies, woolly scarfs – and sudden power-cuts. Make sure you don’t get caught out this year.

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