With you beside us, we’ll never stop striving to save a life

This Christmas, our volunteers are ready to drop everything to help those in trouble. They're willing to brave whatever the winter weather throws at them: biting winds, freezing waters and huge waves. They want to be there for every one, every time. 

Your kindness can keep them safe and warm this winter. Will you help bring our crews home to their families this Christmas?

Female crew member in front of RNLI lifeboat in full kit

You can help us in our mission to save every one

'When the pager goes off, we don't know who will need rescuing. It could be someone you know, someone you love. But when we get that call, we'll answer it, because volunteers like me are ready to rescue, 24/7,' says Holly Jackson-Walters, Crew Member at Chiswick RNLI. 

'Because the RNLI is a charity, we rely on your kind donations to give us the kit and training we need to keep us ready to answer the next call. That's why I'm asking for your support today.'

Will you help give our lifesavers the best possible chance to save every one?

Female crew member in lifeboat with torch looking out to sea

In 2020, for every £1/€1 spent on charitable activities, 56p/56c was on lifeboats, property and equipment; 27p/27c on running the lifeboat service; 11p/11c on lifeguard rescue; 4p/4c on safety, education and awareness; and 2p/2c on international drowning prevention.

If you've got any questions about our appeal, or would like to donate by phone, please call our Supporter Experience Team on 0300 300 9907 (from the UK) or 01 511 9833 (from Ireland) on weekdays (excluding Bank Holidays), 8am–6pm.

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