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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 
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How to talk to children about a terrorist attack

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Should you be honest or shield children from the news reports? Here’s some advice from our expert.

Read our advice >

Borrow a wheelchair

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You can borrow wheelchairs and toilet aids across the UK.

how to borrow mobility aids >

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Free emergency app

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Get advice on staying safe during an emergency.

about the app >

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Volunteer in your community

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

find a volunteer role >

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