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Red Nose Day

Time is running out to make a difference! Pick up your #RedNose today at your local Walgreens.  |   Over 8 million red noses have been purchased and more than $16 million raised to date. Get your Noses On and help end child poverty!   |   Tune in to NBC May 25 for a special Red Nose Day celebration! Noses On!
NOSES ON to help end child poverty. Red Nose Day, May 25.

Every Red Nose purchase helps
to end child poverty, one nose at a time.*

Buy your Red Nose Day merchandise today!
Only at Walgreens.

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You spin. Kids win.

Pedal to end child poverty and have some fun along the way.

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How You're Helping

See how your contributions are helping kids who need it most.

Since 2015, over $60 million has been raised!

Together with the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc., we're helping kids that need it most. See how our charitable partners are putting your donations to work.

Meals to Feed

Meals to feed
hungry kids in America

Safe places to live

Safe places to live
for homeless children

Essential medical services

Essential medical
services for children

Life-saving vaccines

Life-saving vaccines
and treatments for children

Proud Supporters

Purchase items and clip coupons from these proud supporters of Red Nose Day.

Coca-Cola(R) Orbit(R) Starbucks(R) M&M's(R)
Skittles(R) Maltesers(R) Starburst(R) Pure Leaf(R) Lipton(R)
Scrubbing Bubbles(R) Windex(R) Glade(R) Pledge(R) Fiji Water(R) Wonderful(R) Pistachios
'Red Nose Day is a great way for Wrigley to give back by helping kids who need it most.' -Edward R. Taylor, Vice President of Sales and Operations for Wrigley.
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Bai | Energizer | Claritin | Carmex
Evian | Playtex Banana Boat | Wet Ones
Nice! | Well Beginnings | Schwarzkopf
Brookside | barkTHINS | Jack Link's
Lorissa's Kitchen | Pringles | Planters
Oreo | Cheetos | Bounty | Puffs | Rockstar
Kettle Brand | Snyder's of Hanover
Opti-Free | Systane | Clear Care
Zaditor | Naphcon-A |Icy Hot | Gold Bond
Xyzal | Allegra | Nasacort | Aspercreme
Unisom | Cortizone 10 | ACT | Shoebox
L'Oréal | Pedigree | Maybelline | essie
ChapStick | Advil | Redbox | Listerine
Benadryl | Zyrtec | Neosporin | Band-Aid
Nexcare | Ensure | Flonase | Poise | Depend
Curad | Vaseline | Soap & Glory | Bel Brands
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Red Nose Day on NBC

A Special Night Celebrating Red Nose Day!

Celebrity Ninja Warrior. Red Nose Day. A special Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day. The Red Nose Day Special

MAY 25•8/7c


Meet the Charities

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Feeding(R) America Children's Health Fund NCLR-National Council of La Raza
Gavi The Vaccine Alliance TheGlobalFund Save the Children Charity: Water

Funds raised by Red Nose Day
support programs dedicated to keeping children safe, healthy, and educated.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Red Nose Day and how did it begin?

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Comic Relief, the charity behind Red Nose Day, was launched on Christmas Day in 1985 by movie writer/director Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral) with a live broadcast from a refugee camp in Sudan. It was created out of the firm belief that the power of mass media and high-profile celebrities can raise awareness on issues of poverty and save millions of lives.

Where can I buy a Red Nose for Red Nose Day?

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Purchase your Red Nose in store at a Walgreens near you, or purchase in bulk online. Red Noses are available in a box of 60 or box of 360 at

How many Red Noses can I buy at a time?

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As many as you want! There is no maximum in-store purchase, however you may find it more convenient to purchase in bulk online.

Do the Red Noses contain latex?

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No. Red Noses do not contain latex. Red Noses are made out of Polyurethane Foam.

If only 50 of each Red Nose purchase goes to charity, where does the other 50 go?

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Red Noses are sold for $1 each, with 50 being contributed to the Red Nose Day Fund. The remaining amount contributes to the cost of a Red Nose—Walgreens does not make a profit from Red Nose sales. No portion of the purchase is tax deductible.

Why do Red Noses ring up with sales tax?

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Walgreens is not a tax-exempt organization. These sales are taxable as Walgreens is purchasing the noses, adding them to our inventory for resale and selling them through our cash registers, which makes them part of our sales and taxable. Walgreens is donating 50¢ on every $1 sale to various exempt organizations but that has no bearing on the original sales made at the cash register.

How does the Red Nose Day fund work?

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Comic Relief is the charity behind the Red Nose Day Fund and all money raised goes to the Red Nose Day Fund. The Red Nose Day Fund provides grants annually to charities who demonstrate they are doing work in the US and overseas to help end child poverty.

* Between April 17, 2017 and June 3, 2017, Walgreens will donate to Comic Relief Inc.'s Red Nose Day Fund, $0.50 for each Red Nose, Pin Badge, Wristbands or Pen purchased. The Red Nose Day Fund helps lift children out of poverty in the U.S. and overseas. For more information about the Red Nose Day Fund, visit No portion of purchase is tax deductible.