Helping seafarers and their families since 1917

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In 2016, our grants programme helped 69 organisations and projects

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AND THIS FUNDING SUPPORTED MORE THAN 185,000 PEOPLE

To continue our work in aiding those seafarers who so desperately need our help, we need to raise as much money as possible in support of the organisations and projects that are making a real difference to people’s lives across the Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets and Royal Navy.

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Seafarers UK is a charity that helps people in the maritime community, by providing vital funding to support seafarers in need and their families.

How you can help us

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There are many different ways to get involved and help us to raise vital funds for seafarers and their families.

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How we can help you

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If you are a charity or project seeking funding, or if you need further support, we can help.

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Our Centenary in focus

Seafarers UK (formerly King George’s Fund for Sailors) was formed in 1917 to help support seafarers and their families during the First World War. 100 years later, the charity’s mission is the same. The focus of our Centenary Year will be on supporting the past, present and future of seafaring.

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    100 Challenge

    Take on a challenge in 2017, raising at least £100 to help us celebrate our Centenary and continue the vital support for seafarers in need and their families.

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    Supporting Seafarers Day

    Take part in our national fundraising and awareness day and volunteer as a bucket collector in your local community.

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