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Welcome to the Fungal Infection Trust fundraising page

The FIT is trying to raise £130,000 to fund a programme of research to understand the genetics of fungal illnesses. We have evidence that indicates genetics is involved, but we need to take this research into the next stage – if we understand what role genetics plays in getting this disease – we hope to achieve better outcomes and improve the quality of life for thousands of people.
On this website, you will find the details for past and upcoming fundraising campaigns – including details of how to contribute. If you would like to get involved in fundraising for FIT, please see our contact page for how to do this.

Our fundraisers

The Fungal Infection Trust benefits from the support of personal donations from patients, carers and dedicated friends of people who have suffered from serious fungal illness. We would like to thank those supporters and friends.

Fundraisers Past & Present

  • Sign Up with Amazon Smile and Donate June 22, 2018

    FIT is now enrolled and active as a member of Amazon Smile. Got to https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ and choose ‘Fungal Infection Trust’ as your charity when prompted. Once complete a proportion (0.5%) of every Amazon purchase will go to the Fungal Infection Trust. Spread the word!

  • Sky-Diving Fundraiser Raises over £400 for the Fungal Infection Trust June 14, 2018

    ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Watch a video here  Tina & Matteo successfully jumped out of an aeroplane in aid of the Aspergillosis Trust on Sunday 24th June 2018. Tina and Matteo are the daughter and Grandson of a very proud Jean Jones. As of 25th June £380 had been raised with more coming in from other sources. You ...

  • Agnes Kay: Running Edinburgh EMF 2018 Half Marathon May 1, 2018

    My story Please help raise funds to raise awareness and support these three charities in aid of me running this years EMF Half Marathon on 27th May. Fungal Infection Trust – for my dad who was diagnosed with Aspergillosis a couple of years ago – I’d like to continue to raise funds for FIT and support their research in these ...

  • Our Fantastic Donors March 14, 2018

    Over the last ten years, we have calculated that over 850 individual people (March 2018) have donated to the Fungal Infection Trust using our Virgin Money Giving donation facility. There have been over 1350 donations in that time. Hundreds more people have given direct to our fundraisers during the organised events. Many more have given us donations ...

  • Dave MacIntyre’s £1 Appeal 2017 March 14, 2018

    This appeal raised a very welcome £250 for the Fungal Infection Trust. Thank you to everyone who donated and to the MacIntyre family for running the appeal. For full details go to the appeal page at  Virgin Money Giving