50 ways to do more good

You can make a difference.

People want to take humanitarian action in their local communities. You can make a difference by volunteering to do one of our 50 actions.

You get to choose what interests you the most, what would benefit your community and when you do it. To help you find the action of most interest to you, the 50 actions sit across 7 themes. Select a theme below to see all of the action related to it.


Join Red Cross and be part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world. Get involved in our formal volunteer programs and support your local community.

Kindness and connection

Make a positive impact and connect to people in your community. You’ll build social connection and help reduce social isolation and loneliness in your neighbourhood.

Learn more

Learn about the wide variety of ways you can help people in your local community, meet new people and better understand our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Fundraising and donations

This is a great way to bring people together and support a shared cause. There are lots of fun ways to help the everyday work of Red Cross.


Embrace all people and learn ways to live in a welcoming and inclusive neighbourhood by connecting with people with different lived experiences.

Raise awareness

Inspire others and raise awareness in your community. Help people discuss issues and misunderstandings and create a mutual and impartial space for people to feel comfortable.


Being ready to respond to an emergency or any event that impacts your life can make a huge difference in how you respond and recover. Here are actions to help get you and your community ready.
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