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We depend on donations like yours to keep saving lives at sea.
Your support means our lifeboat crews can reunite 22 people with their families every day. 

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‘We can only do the things we do because of people like you. Thank you.’ Barry Gourlay, Anstruther lifeboat crew

'We can only do the things we do because of people like you. Thank you.'

Other ways to donate

To leave a gift in your Will, visit our gifts in Wills page. 
If you want to set up a donation through salary, visit our payroll giving page.
Want to make a donation in memory of a loved one? Visit our in memory page.
Join as an RNLI member - and become a lifesaver too. Visit our membership page.

Having trouble? Call us on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland).

Donate by phone

UK: 0300 300 9990
Ireland: 1800 991802

Our donation lines are open Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.

Donate by text

Text RNLI to 70030 to donate £5

Your text will cost you the standard network message rate in addition to your £5 donation. The RNLI receives 100% of your £5 donation.

This service is currently only available for UK mobiles.

Donate by post

Send a cheque, payable to Royal National Lifeboat Institution, West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ.