Support UsOur volunteers rely on your support all year round to keep providing the level of service we are renowned for
It costs nearly £40,000 per year to run our Team of 35 volunteer members and four response vehicles. As a member of Northern Ireland Search and Rescue we are very grateful for the assistance we receive from the Department of Justice and other bodies like Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, unfortunately that assistance covers less than half of our annual costs. This is why we rely on public donations to keep us running.
There are lots of ways you can support, please use whichever service one you are familiar with, if you are unsure we recommend using VirginMoneyGiving as they currently do not charge for their services and even do all the paperwork that allows us to claim Gift Aid if you are a UK Taxpayer.
One off Donation
To make a donation by cheque, please make it payable to The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team and post to this address:
Treasurer, Mourne MRT
1 Magowan Park
or via Bank Transfer
Castlewellan (A) Branch
29 Upper Square
Account Name.: Mourne Mountain Rescue Team
Account No.: 32405098
If you are a UK income tax payer we can claim 25% Gift Aid on top of your donation amount. Please complete and return one of the attached forms: for Single Donation or for Multiple Donations
We would love to say thank you for your donation so please be sure to send us your name, address and email address (email details to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are doing a bank transfer) . These details are only used for us to say thank you, we will not send you SPAM or junk mail. Promise!
There are several ways to support The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team with a recurring donation / direct debit. Simply click the relevant buttons below, a new page will open where you can setup your donation. For more information email email@example.com
Organise an Event
Give while you shop
AmazonSmile customers can now support The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team in the Amazon shopping app on iPhones and Android phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.
- Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
- Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into ‘Settings’
- Tap ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process
If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app, update your app. Click here for instructions.
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Help at a street collection
Every year we hold several street collections in various towns in the Mourne Area – Newcastle, Castlewellan, Downpatrick and Newry. We need at least 6 volunteers to assist at each collection, if you would be interested in helping out for the day please get in touch. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Charity Collection Boxes
Our landrover shaped collection boxes and collection buckets can be found in various shops, hotels, bars and businesses throughout the Mourne area.. Feel free to leave some loose change in one if you spot them! Every little helps. For more information or to request a box for your shop / business / organisation please email email@example.com
Sell our Merchandise
We have a range of branded team merchandise including badges, stickers, hats, buffs, mugs and water bottles. If you could sell this on our behalf in your shop please get in touch. For more information or to request a box of merchandise for your shop / business / organisation please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Legacy / Will
Should you wish to consider bequeathing the team a legacy this can be done making a provision within your ‘Will’ to our charity Number.
HMRC Charities Reference Number: NI00503.
Company Number: NI 621484
Charity Commission for Northern Ireland: NIC100396
Simply name the beneficiary: “Mourne Mountain Rescue Team” adding our address:
Individuals can speak directly with the team secretary further if required. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Mourne MRT Merchandise
You can also support The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team with the purchase of our branded merchandise. Click the link to shop now.