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When Red Cross calls, Australia answers.

We're calling on you to get involved in Red Cross Calling. Whether you donate your time or money, you'll be helping people overcome crisis across Australia and further afield.

For 70 years, Red Cross has called on Australians to dig deep and support our vital work. We need people across the nation to help us spread the word. The more people who get involved, the more money we can raise, and the more people we can help.

So will you answer the call?

Thank you for answering the call!

Thousands of generous Australians supported Red Cross Calling this year. Registrations are now closed, but you can still get involved and help people overcome crisis by making a donation to our jar.


Who will you be helping?

We want to be able to answer the call when someone is in need. Thanks to people like you, we can. Your generosity helps us to respond in times of disaster, provide clean drinking water in a remote Pacific village, or help an elderly Australian to overcome crisis.

Here are some stories from people who Red Cross was able to help.

Jean's Story

Genocide forced Jean to flee Rwanda as a child, and later as a lawyer, his life in Africa was threatened. He fled to Australia for safety – and is thankful to a local couple for helping him settle.

Jan's Story

When Jan was diagnosed with cancer, she drove the arduous trip to and from hospital herself. But exhausted and nauseated from chemo, it soon became impossible.

John's Story

John’s life was turned upside down when Cyclone Debbie hit and the subsequent floods swept his small business. A Red Cross emergency volunteer checked in on him and made him realise someone cared.

Fundraising resources

From our fundraising tips, to posters and social media images, download our fundraising resources.

Contact us

If you need any help or advice, please just get in contact with our friendly team. You can call us on 1800 RED CROSS (733 276) or send us an email.

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