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 

From Syria to Germany: one teenager's story 

Leen in Macedonia

Last year we met Leen at her lowest point. Then she sent us a message: see how she is settling in to her new life. 

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Volunteer in your community this summer

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for you and your community.

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Festival ready?

Are you ready for the festival season?

Are you festival ready? Don’t forget these five festival essentials.

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'Bed-blocking' isn't the real problem

a woman lies in a hospital bed

Many patients are fit to leave hospital – but they can’t. Why?

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis