We depend on your donations to be a lifeline.

Someone goes missing every two minutes in the UK. 

By supporting us, you are helping us to bring missing children and adults to safety and to support their families desperately waiting for news. 

Useful donation information: Read our Fundraising Promise and our donation terms and conditions.


Give time

Use the Search Directory to find out who is missing in your area or volunteer for Missing People.

Give socially

Join the Search by following us on Facebook or Twitter. The more people who share our missing people appeals with friends online, the more chance we have of finding them.

Give anything

Let us know how you are supporting Missing People! Call us on 0800 MISSING (647 7464) or email and tell us how you can help.

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How your support helps

There are a number of ways you can help Missing People be a lifeline - whether you support vulnerable missing children, or wish to help their loved ones left behind - your donation will always be put to the best possible use.

The examples below are just some of the ways your much-needed donation can support our vital work. We also welcome larger donations towards specific projects, so do let us know if you have a particular area of interest regarding our cause.


Finding vulnerable missing children and adults

£83 per month could help us to launch a publicity appeal for a missing person to be shared across our print and online channels.

Family support

Providing emotional support for families missing a loved one

£100 per month helps our specially trained crisis workers to answer 10 calls from distraught missing persons or family members, all desperate for confidential support and guidance.

Crisis Helpline

Keep a Crisis Desk running 24/7

£1,000 can help keep our 116000 helpline open for desperate families and vulnerable missing people for one day

Children and Young People

Reaching out to missing and vulnerable children in moments of crisis

£2,000 keeps our Child Rescue Alert system, which sends out alerts and keeps vulnerable children safe, running for 7 days.

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