Seafarers Awareness Week is giving thanks to the world's seafarers

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In 2019, our grants programme awarded £2.2m in total funding



To continue our work in aiding seafarers who are in need and their families, 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 Animation


We rely on seafarers to transport 95% of all UK's imports by sea, to catch our fish and defend our shores. Watch our animation to learn how Seafarers UK supports seafarers in need and their families.

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

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    2.6 Challenge

    Charities across the country have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many fundraising events postponed or cancelled. You can support Seafarers UK and help us to support seafarers at times of crisis by taking part in the 2.6 Challenge, a nationwide virtual challenge event taking place from Sunday 26 April.

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    Hull 10K and Half Marathon

    The Hull 10K and Half Marathon take place as part of the Hull Festival of running. A largely flat course and a fantastic atmosphere – a great race to be a part of!

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