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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

  • 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.

  • Soulchoons At The Prince” Charity Event Raises £2000 February 20, 2017

    A 12 hour charity music event held in Southport in August 2016 raised a huge £2000 in one night for FIT. Many thanks from the Fungal Infection Trust, this will go towards our research project to attempt to discover more about the genetic causes of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis 

  • Balloon Race update November 7, 2016

    It is now over a week since the balloons were released, and we still have responses coming in: a few days ago a couple were found in Doncaster, and most recently, one has turned up in Offenburg, Germany! So thank you to everyone who has taken the time to  enter their details, it is a great way ...

  • Balloons found near Huddersfield, Wakefield and Dewsbury! October 31, 2016

    Thank you to everyone who took part in the Great Big Fungal Spore Race and our other 25th anniversary celebrations. Even with only very light winds, we have responses coming in from people who have found balloons near Huddersfield, Wakefield and Dewsbury!   If you have added a marker to the map but not filled in the form, we would really like ...