Give to a special appeal

Thank you for choosing to give to one of our charity appeals. Your generosity helps fund everything we need to save lives at sea, and we need your support now more than ever.

You can help save lives this summer

Nothing could have prepared our volunteers for the pandemic. But they have kept on answering calls for help 24/7, ready and willing to launch to the rescue.

Summer is their busiest time - last summer RNLI lifeboat crews saved 10 lives every week, on average. With more families booking holidays in the UK and Ireland this year, this summer could be their busiest ever.

Your kind gift, no matter how large or small, will help to keep our lifesavers trained and equipped. Ready to help those in danger. Ready to respond to any emergency call. Will you answer the crews’ call for help this summer? Donate to our fundraising appeal today.

Mayday appeal. Port Isaac crew on D Class lifeboat
This Mayday call is for you
Your kind gift will help save lives this summer
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RNLI Appeal – Help them to answer the next call
Volunteer lifeboat crews stand ready to answer the call, day or night, rain or shine.
Help them to answer the next call
Lough Ree crew on a shout by the bridge
You can save lives on Lough Ree
Will you stand with the crew and help fund a new lifeboat station?
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Lifeboat crew member looking out on the Thames with the Tower Bridge in the background
Help build a lifesaving landmark

Will you help build a new lifeboat station in the heart of London?

Support Tower appeal
Save Our Severns – with your help, we can give the lifeboat a second life
Together we can Save Our Severns
Our biggest lifeboat needs your help. Your support will give her a new lease of life.
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Looe's Dclass lifeboat out to sea with the crew
Will you be behind Looe’s new lifeboat?
Volunteers in Looe need a new lifeboat, which will save lives and reunite families in south Cornwall for years to come.
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Anstruther lifeboat station with full crew outside
You can help save lives at Anstruther
Will you help busy Anstruther volunteers build a station for their new lifeboat?
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Volunteer Lifeboat Crew Member Matt Farr in crew kit, standing in front of the lifeboat at Hayling Island Lifeboat Station, doing his best to keep others safe at sea.
Bring our crews safely home

Volunteers like Matt do their best to keep others safe at sea. Will you do the same for him, with a donation today?

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View of Minehead’s B and D class inshore lifeboats from within the boathouse with the boathouse doors open and lifeboat volunteers standing in the background
You can save lives in Minehead
Minehead RNLI volunteers need your help in raising £250,000 for a vital lifeboat station upgrade. Will you stand with the crew and help save lives on the north coast of Somerset and Devon?
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?