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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

  • FIT fundraising June 2017 June 6, 2017

    Individual donors have raised over £4500 for the Fungal Infection Trust in the 12 months up to June 2017. The FIT thanks everyone who has contributed this fantastic sum to their work – a summary of which including the hundreds of research papers published can be found on the Fungal Infection Trust website.

  • Edinburgh Half Marathon May 10, 2017

    Update: Agnes has raised over £600 for her charities after successfully completing her run. Many thanks Agnes! Agnes Kay has decided to run her first marathon in aid of the Fungal Infection Trust. Agnes writes: I decided to take a huge leap and challenge myself, with some friends spurring me on to do a half marathon.  Well after ...

  • Soulchoons Rides Again! March 17, 2017

    After raising £2000 last year (2016) Willie Windle and Rod & the Soulchoons team at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Southport, Merseyside, UK have again chosen the Fungal Infection Trust to be the beneficiary of their event on August Bank Holiday Sunday 2017. The Fungal Infection Trust offers their thanks for Willie’s team’s continuing ...

  • Coffee Morning raises £622 for the Fungal Infection Trust March 17, 2017

    Jean Jones, Leader of the West Midlands Aspergillosis Support Group commented: The grand total today was £622.00. I am tired but delighted. Jean Jones of the the West Midlands Support Group hosted their annual Coffee Morning on Tues 7th March at Dudley Golf Course in aid of the Fungal Infection Trust. The event was well attended by other support ...

  • FIT Fundraising over the last 12 months February 20, 2017

    Taken from end of February 2017. The Fungal Infection Trust offers sincere thanks to every one of our supporters over the last 12 months. Without your work we could not achieve anything.