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British Red Cross

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  • 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.

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Red Cross responds to Sierra Leone mudslides

A Red Cross volunteer and members of the local community search the rubble
15 Aug 2017

Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone.

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Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

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

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Independent living

A Red Cross volunteer chats to a service user as he prepares him a meal

We offer independent living services for people facing a crisis in their daily lives.

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India partition – looking back at a refugee crisis

Milk is distributed to children at a refugee camp in Multan, Pakistan

Seventy years after the partition of India, see how the Red Cross helped as millions fled home and violence flared.

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

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