You can help us

There is a significant cost to Mountain Rescue in Scotland.  All Scottish Mountain Rescue Teams fund raise.

Scottish Mountain Rescue is a separate charity that represents 23 mountain rescue teams in Scotland. You can support mountain rescue in Scotland by donating to your local team or to Scottish Mountain Rescue.

To donate to your local team follow the information on team websites.


Click the image to create your own fundraising page

Donate your old car 

We’ve teamed up with Charity Car; if you have a car you are scrapping you can now donate it to us: a great use for your old wheels! 

Leave it with us: To donate your old car visit

Donate by cheque

Send cheques, payable to “Scottish Mountain Rescue” to our mail address: Scottish Mountain Rescue, Glenmore Lodge, Glenmore, Aviemore, PH22 1QZ.

Create bequests or wills

When making your will with a legacy in favour of Scottish Mountain Rescue you will need the Charity Number: SC045003 and address: Scottish Mountain Rescue, Glenmore Lodge, Glenmore, Aviemore, PH22 1QZ.

If you have any questions please get in touch with our office who will try to help. Your legal or financial adviser may be best first point of contact though.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer and have already paid tax on the money you are donating to Mountain Rescue then we can claim that tax back, making your donation even more valuable to us. 

For single donations. (In current tax year at time of completion)

For multiple donations. (For any donations in future or in the 4 years prior to completion).

Sponsor Form

We have produced a form that you may use if completing a sponsored event to raise money for Scottish MR. If you sponsors complete the information this also allows us to collect Gift Aid. The form is available here.


If you have any questions regarding donating then please contact Scottish Mountain Rescue office:

Scottish Mountain Rescue

If you donate or fundraise for Scottish Mountain Rescue and have a preference on how your donation is spent please let us know and we will do our best to meet your wishes. 


Thank you for your support – it makes a massive difference.



SMR has prepared a series of privacy notices including one for individual supporters and donors. This document is available at the foot of our privacy page



Scottish Mountain Rescue, formerly known as The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland, is a registered Scottish Charity – number SC045003