The national charity that delivers emergency response and welfare help to active and retired fishermen and their families
"The day the Fishermen's Mission visited, it was like a cloud had been lifted from over the harbour, things had been bad for a while and now I knew there was hope!"
[quote from an Inshore Fishermen from a Port in the South West]
Since 1881 the Fishermen’s Mission has supported Fishermen and their families in time of need. As a charity we have modernised and adjusted to meet the changes in the fishing fleet. Originally we ran a fleet of ships which supported the fishing fleet as they worked at sea for weeks at time.
As needs changed we built centres with accommodation, canteens, laundry and medical area.
Over the last 10 years we adapted again, selling and replacing our old traditional Fishermen’s Mission Centres and providing mini centres with showers, wifi and laundry areas in ports where there is a need whilst our key focus is getting out into the community and supporting beneficiaries who qualified for our support in the past but were missed as they could not get to a centre to access help.
We're immensely proud to be Associate Members of the NFFF and to have such strong support from Federation members - from having one of our collection boxes (known as Alberts) to taking in part in National Fish and Chip Day (2nd June 2017) the support we receive from you makes a major difference in what we do as a charity.
On behalf of those families we have helped to date and those your fundraising activities mean we will be able to support in the Future.
If you would like to contact the Fishermen’s Mission you can do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org