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Donate by cheque

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

If you’re a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your charity donations by 25%, because Scottish Mountain Rescue can reclaim the basic rate of tax on your gift – at no extra cost to you.

To make your donations under Gift Aid please complete the Gift Aid Declaration – Single Donation and send it to us with your donation.

Help us to support our 24 member mountain rescue teams

Scottish Mountain Rescue is the community of 24 member Mountain Rescue Teams. The teams deliver a world class Search and Rescue (SAR) Service and respond to requests from Police Scotland. Our 800 volunteers respond in a moment’s notice, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide assistance to people in the outdoors. They give up their time, their beds, abandon their work, and are often called away from their families to assist total strangers.  

“Whatever the circumstances of the rescue the appreciation felt by those that are assisted by our team members and their loved ones often in very distressing circumstances is very humbling and reinforces our determination to do the best job we can when we’re called”

Belinda Di Quinzio, Borders Search and Rescue Unit

We need your support

Our 800 volunteers across our 24 member teams give many hours of their time to save lives.

The teams give their time for free but we need funding to support the running of Scottish Mountain Rescue, so that we can help the teams to offer the best possible rescue service to all who need them and to provide the teams with the training, insurance and equipment they need. 

You can help teams acquire the very best training, ideas and equipment available to ensure they provide a world class rescue service in Scotland’s Mountains and remote communities and ensure that this vital service will be there for everyone that needs it in the years to come.

Your donation, your choice

Scottish Mountain Rescue represents 24 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.

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. 

Contact us

If you would like more information about fundraising or donating to Scottish Mountain Rescue please contact us at or call 01479 861370.

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



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