A drawing showing a man with a Red Cross clipboard, a woman in a wheelchair holding a Red Cross collecting bucket and a man holding a Red Cross mug.

Celebrating 150 years of the power of kindness

Find out more about the people who built the Red Cross Movement one kind act at a time.

Our story

There is someone who needs you today. Your donation can change lives.

Our free online resources will help children and young people keep busy, have fun and learn about the power of kindness.

We're here to help if you're finding it hard to get food or medicine, or feel lonely or worried.

Support each other and change lives

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How the British Red Cross is helping with Coronavirus

From medical supplies to emotional support, we're ready to help.

Gloria Ho, a British Red Cross staff member at the Hackney refugee centre in London, stands with supplies to give to refugees and asylum seekers.

Go behind the scenes of our coronavirus response

Find out how dedicated volunteers are helping their communities

See how we help

See how we support and provide health and social care services in the UK. 

See how we help people who are facing hunger, conflict or have to flee their home.