Donate to the British Red Cross
People in crisis need your help. Your donation will change lives.
Donate to our causes
We help people in crisis in the UK and around the world. Support us by donating to a specific appeal or our general fund.
For every £1 you donate
- 73p is spent helping people in crisis. This includes emergency response, refugee support and our international work.
- 16p is spent generating funds and running our shops.
- 11p is spent on support costs – running our organisation.
Why donate to the Red Cross?
We get the right aid to the right place as quickly as possible. Our teams on the ground provide essentials like food, water, shelter and first aid. Your donation helps those in need, whoever and wherever they are.
How your donation helps
could supply a family with 1,200 chlorine tablets to give them access to clean, safe water.
could provide food for a family of four evacuated from their home by fire or flood in the UK.
could buy 65 mosquito nets for a community hit by a cyclone.