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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

  • 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

  • Gemma Cleland – 5k challenge for Fungal Infection Trust February 13, 2018

    My story My step-dad Derek Campbell, a 51-year-old non-smoker, was diagnosed last year with a rare and incurable lung condition called Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis. Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CPA) affects 3 million people around the world, but is very often mis-diagnosed and confused with other health problems such as cancer or tuberculosis. Treatment of CPA is most often ...

  • Merry Christmas and Thank You to all our Hard Working Fundraisers in 2017 December 22, 2017

    Thanks to our brilliant fundraisers the Fungal Infection Trust has raised over £12000 from individual donors and events in 2017. This money forms a vital extra fund that supports our research and educational projects.

  • Fran Pearson’s Fundraiser December 5, 2017

    Hi, thanks for visiting my page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity’s behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support ...

  • In memory of Joan Davies December 5, 2017

    Our mum sadly passed away this year from the disease called “Aspergillus”. Many people are not aware of this disease and it can be difficult to diagnose. Although our mum had other illnesses the chances of her being cured were highly unlikely. However, had she had seen specialists who are experts in this disease and her final months ...