Upcoming Events

Upcoming Fundraisers

  • Found a balloon? Fill in the form below to enter the prize draw October 14, 2016

    How far did they get? Put a marker on the map to show us where you found your balloon.  (Right click to add a marker, or enter the details below)

  • GREAT BIG FUNGAL SPORE BALLOON RACE October 14, 2016

    The Fungal Infection Trust is celebrating its 25th year, and to celebrate, we are hosting an event on Saturday 29th October called ‘Fungi: Friend or Foe’.  The event will include a public engagement lecture, a stand at the Manchester Museum on Oxford Road, and the Great Big Fungal Spore Balloon Race.     IF YOU HAVE FOUND A BALLOON ...

  • Dave Mac Pound October 6, 2016

    David and Julie are raising money for the fungal infection trust in memory of Dave Macintyre.   They have so far raised £104 this year, and £597 in total over the last 4 years!     ———————————————————————————– Click here to donate on the virgin money giving page  

  • Facebook Group August 1, 2016

    We also have a small community of people working to generate new fundraising ideas and to help raise awareness of serious fungal infections. If you are interested in joining the facebook group, go here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FASFI/    

  • Team Jandy July 14, 2016Team Jandy

    On the 6th August 2016 Jillian Geary and Andrew Hakes will be completing Adrenaline Rush at  Heaton Park, Manchester. Together! Jillian and Andrew say the following: It’s a 10k run with lots of fun challenges and obstacles! We would be very grateful if you could sponsor us for our designated charities… Macmillan Cancer Support and the Fungal Infection ...

  • How to Donate April 4, 2016

    If you would like to donate to the fungal infection trust, there are several different ways you can do this: 1. Many of the recent/upcoming events have donation pages set up through virgin giving. You can donate to an individual group/event by clicking the link to take you to the donation page, and following the instructions. 2. You can ...

  • More Information April 1, 2016

    The FIT is trying to raise £130,000 to fund a programme of research to understand the genetics of these fungal illnesses.  A particular form of allergic fungal infection of the lung, called allergic pulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), complicates not only some severe asthma patients but also those with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis. These patients develop an allergy to the spores ...