Thank you for choosing to donate in memory of someone you love and miss. However you decide to remember them with the RNLI, you can be sure that together, you and your loved one will save lives at sea for years to come.

When you donate in memory of a loved one, they become a lifesaver - and so do you. Take a look below at the different ways you can donate in memory or collect RNLI donations in memory of a loved one. We’re here to help you make a lasting and fitting tribute - to help you remember them in the most meaningful way.

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Launch a memory

Launch a memory to celebrate and remember the life of someone you miss. Your loved one’s name will be added to the numbers and letters of a new all-weather lifeboat. So, they’ll be there alongside the lifeboat crew, every time the call for help comes.

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Donate in Memory

You might choose to remember your loved one by giving to the RNLI in their memory. Thank you - your precious donation will help save lives at sea for years to come.

Remember your loved one

How would you like to donate in memory?

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Tribute funds

You can share fond memories of your loved one with an RNLI Forever by the Sea Tribute Fund. It will be an online space to celebrate special moments, stories and photos with friends and family. Donations given through your page will help save lives at sea.

Remembering your loved one

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Launch a memory
Celebrate the life of someone you miss on the side of the Whitby lifeboat.
Add your loved one's name to a lifeboat
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Give a donation in memory
Thank you so much for choosing to make a donation in memory of a loved one. Our lifesaving service relies on the kindness of supporters like you and your friends and family.
Donate now
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Tribute Funds

An RNLI Forever by the Sea Tribute Fund is the perfect place to share your fond memories of a loved one and, if you wish, celebrate these special moments with family and friends. If you wish to search for an existing tribute please find the search function further down the page.

Create a lasting tribute
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Light the way home with a monthly gift
Set up a regular donation for our lifesavers to make sure the light never goes out.
Set up a monthly gift
RNLI donation envelopes for collections at funeral and memorial services
Funeral donations
Fish and chip lover, sailing enthusiast, RNLI supporter - only you know why a funeral collection for the RNLI is what they would have wanted.
Create a funeral collection