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It starts with your gift of kindness

Please share the gift of kindness and belonging with more Australians like Chazz. Together we can make this the season of belonging, and help make Australia a less lonely place.

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The festive season can be a wonderful time of joy and celebration, but for many people it can be a difficult time. When you’re facing hardship, illness or disability, loneliness can very quickly creep in and take a toll on your health. But everyone deserves to feel like they belong.

You can give the gift of belonging this festive season. Your donation will help Red Cross make thousands of Australians feel safe, cared for and connected. 

Ken and Chris

A love of learning brings old and young together

When Ken, an 82-year-old widower started feeling increasingly lonely after an operation, Chris, a 20-year-old Red Cross volunteer paid him a visit. Since that first meeting, the two formed an unlikely friendship which gives Ken the gift of companionship and Chris some new skills in woodworking and carpentry.

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This Christmas your donation will help Red Cross offer much needed support to thousands of Australians, with a daily phone call, a warm meal or skills and training to maintain good mental health.

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