Support us – be part of the team that supports the Team
Thank you for wanting to support Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team. We need to raise just over £40 000 each year to keep the Team trained and equipped and to cover the bills for Base, insurance and other essentials.
There are lots of different ways that you can support us and we’ve tried to cover most of them below and on the following pages. If you have any suggestions for new approaches or any queries at all, please contact us and someone from the Team will get back in touch.
• Make a donation – small or large, every donation is useful and very much appreciated. These days, there are lots of ways to give online and many of our supporters also raise money through sponsorship for challenges or other events. Further details and links are on the Make a donation page.
• Plan for a legacy – no one likes to think about this aspect but a legacy or bequest to mountain rescue is a tremendous way to support the Team. It needn’t be complicated and some guidance and details are on the Legacies page.
• Buy something in our Shop – one of the simplest ways to support the Team financially. Whether it’s a mug or your Christmas cards, make a purchase and then spread the word – and let us know if you’ve got ideas for new items that the Shop might sell in future.
You can also support us when you’re shopping online elsewhere. Register with easyfundraising.org.uk to support Patterdale MRT and, as long as you go in via their link, any future online shopping, up to 15% from each purchase, will be donated to Patterdale MRT. There are no extra costs involved and all sorts of retailers, including Amazon, Argos, M&S, eBay, John Lewis and Viking, participate. Please let your friends and family know about this too.
As well as the four key ways above, we also sell our Annual Report – available from various distributors around Patterdale and at Base – and many local businesses generously support us with an advertisement in the Annual Report and by having a collection box on their premises.
If you’d like to find out more about business support, please contact us
And finally, thank you again for wanting to support Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team. We couldn’t do what we do without the team that supports the Team.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Association Registered charity number 1063329