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Ways to donate

Make a tax-deductible donation online – quickly and easily – to help the most vulnerable people.

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Single donation

Your donation today will mean we can improve the lives of the most vulnerable people, in Australia and across our region.

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Regular donations

Become a Humanitarian Champion. From just $1 a day you can help people around Australia and our region, around the clock.


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East Africa food crisis

Drought and hunger can be beaten. Help families in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.

Refugees waiting for assistance from Red Cross staff

Myanmar Crisis Appeal

Tens of thousands of families need help shelter, food, water and medical care. Your donation will help provide humanitarian support to people fleeing violence in Myanmar.

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Disaster relief and recovery

Help people get back on their feet after a disaster and support communities to rebuild. Whenever an emergency strikes in Australia or our region, your support means Red Cross will be there.

Refugee mother and son

Refugees and asylum seekers in crisis

Provide support to refugees, asylum seekers, immigration detainees and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration. Your support can help restore their health, dignity and wellbeing.

Red Crescent volunteers helping Syrians escape to safety

Syria Crisis Appeal

Help save lives under fire by giving medical aid, food and water, basic essentials, cash grants and more. Syrian families need urgent support to survive and endure after more than five years of intense violence.

Donate by phone or mail

  • Call 1800 811 700
    (free call)

  • Send a cheque or money order to:
    Australian Red Cross
    GPO Box 2957
    Melbourne VIC 3001
    Please indicate which appeal or activity you would like your donation to go towards.

Leave a gift in your Will

By leaving a bequest to Red Cross, you make a powerful commitment that will change the future for the better, for generations to come.

Fundraise for Red Cross

Join one of our fun and rewarding fundraising events, or create an event of your own. We'll provide you with the ideas, tools and support you need to make your activity a success!

Calculate your tax benefit

Use our tax calculator to see your potential tax break from a donation to Australian Red Cross.