The Red Cross was founded more than 150 years ago.

Read on to find out more about our history.

The beginnings of the Red Cross

One man’s vision inspired a whole Movement

The Red Cross in the Second World War

Find out about our work during the war.

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross has a long history of supporting those in need, in peacetime and in war.

Gibraltar Red Cross

Read more about the history of the Gibraltar Red Cross