Why Donate to Allergy UK?
We need your help to make a difference to allergy sufferers across the UK. There are only currently around 30 allergy specialists in the UK, that’s just one for every 700,000 sufferers.
We want to ensure everybody suffering with an allergy in the UK has access to appropriate care.
You can support Allergy UK in a range of different ways:
- Make a Regular Gift
Monthly Donation by Direct Debit
Show your ongoing support to Allergy UK with a monthly gift by Direct Debit.
Even just £2 a month can make a real difference and help us lead the fight on a range of different allergies.
- Single Online Donation
One-off Online Donation
Show your support to Allergy UK with a one off gift with any debit or credit card.
Your generosity will make a difference, so please give whatever you can spare.
- Text Donation
Make a Text Donation
A simple and quick way to give to Allergy UK.
Simply text ALUK01 followed by the amount you wish to donate to 70070
e.g. ALUK01£10 to 70070
Your donations continue to help us support those who live with allergies.
Leave a Legacy
By leaving Allergy UK a gift in your will, however large or small, will continue to aid allergic sufferers after you pass.
We realise that this is the most personal of donations that anybody can make and Allergy UK will make sure that this special donation is used in the best possible way.
- In Memory
Remembering those that mattered
Losing a special someone is always a difficult time to go through. Commemorating that person's life may give you another way of remembering them as time passes.
Using the Just Giving site, you can create a unique webpage in their memory which can then shared with family and friends. You also have the ability to leave a gift to Allergy UK in their name.
Simply go to the Just Giving website via the button below and select "RAISE MONEY" and then "CREATE YOUR PAGE". Then choose "In memory of someone" and follow the instructions.
- Payroll Giving
Make a donation via Payroll
By donating direct from your gross pay via your employer, you will give Allergy UK the opportunity to continue its vital support for those suffering from allergy.
Payroll Giving is also one of the easiest and tax efficient ways of providing your support.
Please ask your payroll office if they run such a scheme and, if not, direct them to the HRMC website for more information about setting one up.
- Call Us
Speak to a Helpline Advisor
Simply call 01322 619898 (9-5 Monday to Friday) to speak to one of our trained helpline advisors.
They can help you make a donation over the phone; and if you are looking for advice regarding an allergy or intolerance they will be more than happy to help.
Give us a call today!
Whichever way you choose to donate, it will help us carry out the vital work that allergy sufferers depend on us for. We will make sure that any donation you make is used to ensure those in need get the best possible advice and care.
Did you know?
- An estimated 21 million adults in the UK suffer from at least one allergy (Mintel, 2010)
- 50% of children and young people have one or more allergy within the first 18 years of life (Journal of Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 2009)
- A quarter of UK households include at least one allergy or intolerance sufferer (YouGov, 2015)
- 615% increase in hospital admissions for anaphylaxis in 20 years, 1992-2012 (Turner et al, JACI, 2015)
- In 2011/12: there were 18,471 hospital admissions for allergies in England. In 2015/16 this was 25,093. This is an increase of 6,622 cases or 36%. (Data obtained by NHS Digital, published by BBC Yorkshire)
- In 2011/12 there were 3735 hospital admissions for anaphylactic shocks. This had risen to 4451 in 2015-16. This is an increase of 19% (716 cases). (Data obtained by NHS Digital, published by BBC Yorkshire)
- Allergy is expected to affect more than 50% of all Europeans in 10 years' time (EAACI, 2011)
- 6–8% of children have a proven food allergy (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 2011)
- Up to 1 in 5 allergic people suffer a serious debilitating disease and are in fear of death from a possible asthma attack or anaphylactic shock (EAACI, 2011)