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Red25 FAQs

What is Red25?

Red25 is the group donation program of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Our goal is to rally organisations and groups across the country to achieve, together, 25% of the blood donations needed in Australia. 

Who is Red25 open to? 

Red25 is open to any groups in Australia who want to save lives together through blood donation. That includes organisations big and small, schools, sports and social clubs, groups of friends and more.

It doesn’t matter if you have 5 members or 500. You can unite to save lives

What’s in it for my organisation?

A donation more powerful than money. A lifesaving social responsibility program. A chance to champion your people. A sense of achievement, inside and out.

It’s about raising spirits and team pride - and about the sense of unity you get from working together for something bigger than yourself.

Contact us to learn more about what Red25 can do for your organisation.

How does my organisation/group become part of Red25

See How it works or call us on 1300 886 524.​

Do I need to join a group to be part of Red25?

Yes. If you believe in blood donation but don’t have an existing group to join, start one and register the details using our online self-service system! Every donor you can recruit to the cause can save hundreds of lives.

What is a Red25 coordinator and what do they do?

Being a Red25 coordinator is a unique leadership opportunity. It’s the chance to lead a meaningful cause and be recognised for it.

  • You're a champion for the program and will plan, promote and organise your group.
  • You can access tools and resources to help recruit blood donors.
  • You’ll be our main contact, and we’ll be in touch with you regularly about news, events, and calls for donation. 
  • You don’t need to be an expert on blood donation. Red25 representatives are here to give you the help you need.

If you’re unable to give blood yourself but are still a passionate advocate, being a Red25 coordinator is a great way to be part of the movement. 

How do I register a group?

Check that no one else in your group has already registered and then register using our online self-service system.

How do I join an existing group?

Ask your group’s Red25 coordinator the name of your group, register for the online self-service system and join your group online

How do I change my or my group’s details?

  • Members can change their personal details in the online self-service system

  • Coordinators can change group details in the online self-service system.

How can I see how many donations my group has made?

You can easily see your groups tally online - simply enter your group’s name and details into the group tally results.

How do I book a group donation?

  • You can book an appointment for up to 7 members using our online self-service system.
  • If you'd like to book for 8 or more members, or to arrange transport please call our Red25 Team on 1300 886 524 . 

Remember, however your members donate – individually, in pairs, or in small groups – every donation counts towards your group’s tally.

How do I know if I can donate blood?

Take our eligibility quiz or check our eligibility FAQs

What is the online self-service system?

The self-service system is a secure, convenient place where you can manage your Red25 group appointments online.

Red25 coordinators and members will need to register for (or log in to) the self-service system to make or select an appointment.

Red25 coordinators can:

  • register your group

  • check availability of appointments at any donor centre

  • book up to 7 group appointments and invite members to select a time.

  • easily see how many group appointments have been filled and how many are still available 

  • see all current and previous bookings for the group

  • view real-time donation tallies and challenge results

  • reschedule or cancel group bookings

  • access resources to help promote blood donation for your group

Red25 members can:

  • accept an appointment invitation from your coordinator and select a convenient time to donate

  • join or change your group

  • check your current eligibility to donate

  • view real-time donation tallies and challenge results for your group

  • see your donation history and all current appointments

  • change or cancel your appointment booking

Our Red25 Team is here to help so please call us on 1300 886 524 if you have any questions.

 

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