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Your donation will help to make a real difference where it is most needed, for example, in our ongoing efforts to ensure early and accurate diagnosis, improved healthcare access and specialist provision, information about best management approaches, guidance with welfare entitlements, or investing in much needed biomedical research.

“Please donate today to help us make sure that life with M.E. is still a life worth living.” Louise.

We need your help to ensure that we can be there to give M.E. sufferers the long-term support and hope they desperately need.

We do not receive government grants or other outside assistance. We rely solely on the generosity of our members, donors and fundraisers.

  • A single donation of £10 would pay for a valuable hour of our ME Connect helpline service – giving much needed support M.E. Sufferers and their families.
  • A regular donation of £5 could help support our ongoing work in updating the information we provide to help make life more bearable for people affected by M.E.

Help make the UK a better place for people with M.E.

Please donate – whatever you can afford – to help us continue with our work to make the UK a better place for people with M.E.

Just click the button below to visit our JustGiving page where you can make a one-off donation or establish a regular payment:

Research donations
If you would prefer to donate direct to our Ramsay Research Fund and help support our continuing investment in biomedical research, then visit our BT Donate page, where you can make also make a one-off donation or establish a regular payment.

Donate by other methods:

Our head office is happy to receive donations by cheque. Please make it payable to The ME Association, and send to: ME Association, 7 Apollo Office Court, Radclive Road, Gawcott, Bucks, MK18 4DF.

If you would prefer to speak to a real person to discuss making an offline donation (by debit or credit card or by standing order) or perhaps to get advice on gift aid, please email our head office: admin@meassociation.org.uk or phone: 01280 818964 between 9.30am and 3.00pm.


Gift Aid

Increase your donation by 25% – at no extra cost to you! If you are a UK taxpayer, the ME Association may be able to claim a further 25p for every pound you donate (from the Inland Revenue), at no extra cost to you.

If you pay sufficient income, or capital gains, tax, please do consider ticking the gift aid option on your online donation, or speak to our head office about making a gift aid declaration: admin@meassociation.org.uk or phone: 01280 818964 between 9.30am and 3.00pm.

More advice about gift aid can be found on the UK Government website, including how this might apply if you are a higher-rate taxpayer.

Q            Can I add gift aid onto monies I’ve collected from others?

A             Only if they have signed a sponsorship form or gift aid declaration themselves.


Payroll Giving

If your employer, company, or personal pension provider, runs a payroll giving scheme, you can donate straight from your wages or pension. This happens before tax is deducted from your income and could be particularly advantageous if you are a higher tax rate payer.

If your employer doesn’t offer such a scheme, perhaps you could encourage them to do so. The UK Government website explains the process in detail.

If you would like to speak to our head office about payroll giving, please contact: admin@meassociation.org.uk or phone: 01280 818964 between 9.30am and 3.00pm.


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