These days, you can give money to charity while drawing out cash or just by sending a text. But things were a bit different 100 years ago, when people were starting to dig deep – in some interesting ways.
Red Cross Week starts on Sunday – so it’s the time of year when people wear silly red wigs and eat an awful lot of cake to raise us life-saving money.
If you’re still wondering how to join in with Red Cross Week, you could look to the past for inspiration. Check out these inventive ways people raised money 100 years ago, during the First World War – and then see what you can get up to today.
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