Around 400 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year and many more suffer injury, some life-changing, through non-fatal experiences. More people die from drowning in the UK and Ireland than from domestic fires or cycling accidents. Read more
Around 400 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year and many more suffer injury, some life-changing, through non-fatal experiences. More people die from drowning in the UK and Ireland than from domestic fires or cycling accidents.
£100,000 will #protectourfuture and pull us through this current crisis
RLSS UK has over 125 years of heritage of keeping UK and Irish communities safe and enjoying the water, Will you spare a small one-off donation to support our charity through this extremely difficult period?
We rely on donations to help maintain our valuable lifesaving work. The money we raise helps us to educate people in vital drowning prevention education and water safety skills to help prevent the tragic loss of life.
As the summer sun fades and people prepare for the festive season ahead, we’re asking you to consider those in our community who are less likely to be looking forward to Christmas.
On average, around 700 people die from drowning each year in the UK and Ireland and many more people suffer life-changing injury as a result of non-fatal drowning incidents.
RLSS UK Christmas Appeal
Send a special eCard this year and help save the environment and help give everyone to the potential to save lives and enjoy water safely.
This is a fundraising link for the RLSS Surrey Branch. Donations raised will allow the branch to continue the charities work in the local area; delivering life saving workshops across the UK.
Being a lifeguard for over 3 years now, water safety and drowing prevention is very important to me. Especially living in a seaside town, My aim is to raise enough awareness and funds to support this cause properly, especially coming into the summer months!
I was the Diver that found the Body of the the missing Durham University student Euan Coultard that went missing after a night out in the city of Durham in January 2015. I am doing a long distance walk this year and after hearing about this worthy cause thought it would be a good idea to try and raise funds and awareness
I feel really passionate about the work RLSS do as my son drowned at 15 in a reservoir, I have been campaigning to raise awareness around the dangers of swimming in reservoirs in South Wales .
The West Country Branch Chairs and Ambassadors (Avon and North Wiltshire, Gloucester, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall) are coming together to host a big family friendly lifesaving quiz night to raise money for RLSS.
Every year RLSS charity activity reduces the number of drownings. These drowning affect people who were in, on and near water across all parts of UK & Ireland. Loved ones are lost unnecessarily.
As part of the RLSS UK Lifesaving Family, the RLSS UK Scottish Region are hosting the next in the series of online virtual quiz nights to help support the Drowning Prevention charity, RLSS UK, during this challenging time, to help raise funds for the National Charity to #ProtectOurFuture and to continue to provide water safety & drowning prevention education throughout the UK.
Now that swimming pools are closed the threat to our charity that provides so much joy to so many of us is very real and we need your help to pull through it. Our motto has never been so poignant “Whomsoever you see in distress, recognise in them a fellow human being.”