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It costs around £485,000 a day to run our lifesaving service. Your generosity means our crews can save lives quickly, safely and effectively.
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Andrew Scott, Oban crew.
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Your donations help bring people home to their families, including our own lifesavers.
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Newquay lifeboat volunteers onboard their B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat, The Gladys Mildred B-821
Leave a gift in your Will
Your legacy is our lifeline. A gift in your Will helps bring our crews home.
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In memory giving
A donation to the RNLI is a special way to remember someone who loved the sea.
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St Ives Shannon class lifeboat, Nora Strachura
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Find an appeal you'd like to support and help save lives your way.
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Taken part in an RNLI fundraising event? Great! Pay it in.
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Group shot of Peel lifeboat volunteers outside the lifeboat station housing their Mersey class lifeboat, Ruby Clery 12-22
Philanthropy
Your major gift will help to support the future of lifesaving.
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The Lizard Lifeboat Station’s running costs are supported by a charitable trust
Trusts and foundations
We work closely with charitable trusts and foundations to save more lives at sea.
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Enter the lottery
ALB kit hanging in the station at Dunmore East
Lifeboat lottery
Be in with a chance to win while you support the work of our brave crews.
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St Ives’ Shannon class lifeboat Nora Stachura during trials.
Payroll Giving
An easy, flexible and tax-efficient way to give a regular donation to the RNLI from your gross salary.
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Donate shares
Barrow lifeboat volunteers onboard their tamar class lifeboat.
Share giving
Turn your unwanted shares into lifesavings by donating them to the RNLI.
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Shannon class lifeboat at the All-weather Lifeboat Centre
Bitcoin donations
We now accept the digital currency Bitcoin - make a donation and save lives at sea.
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Apple Pay
Learn more about Apple Pay, the contactless payment service that lets you donate to the RNLI at the touch of a button.
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Sunderland B class lifeboat
Gift Aid
Boost your donation by 25p for every £1 you donate - it won’t cost you a penny extra.
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