Giving in memory

Celebrate your loved one's life and help us to end HIV transmission, end stigma, and end isolation for people living with HIV

How can you give in memory?

There are many ways that you can celebrate the life and memory of a loved one with National AIDS Trust. Giving or fundraising in memory helps us to continue working until we have ended new HIV transmissions and people living with HIV experience equality in all aspects of their life.

It is always moving for us to be part of you paying respect to someone you love and we want to help you to do this in any way that you wish. On this page, you can see some examples of how you can give in memory and celebrate the life of your loved one. 

Please contact fundraising@nat.org.uk if you wish to get involved or have any other ideas for how to give in memory. 

"I lost my brother to HIV and the stigma surrounding the disease, sadly, really affected him. I hear all the time how nobody dies of AIDS anymore. But I believe this minimises the risk in people’s minds and they think HIV is a thing of the past which is why I want to talk about it and keep it current. We will always support National AIDS Trust because the issue is very close to our hearts."

- Donor to National AIDS Trust

Donating in memory

Making a donation to National AIDS Trust in the name of someone you have lost is a really special way of connecting to a cause that was important to them. Let us know if you are donating in memory of a loved one and we can send you more information about how your donation is helping our work. 

You can donate here and leave a message telling us that you are donating in memory. 


Fundraising in memory

Organising a fundraising event in memory of a loved one is a very special way to show others what was important to the life of someone you have lost. There are so many options for fundraising events and the best way to choose what to do is to find something you love to do. You can find ideas for fundraising here and ideas for virtual fundraising here.

Email fundraising@nat.org.uk if you are planning a fundraiser so that we can help you with resources and tips. 


Challenge yourself in memory

A wonderful way to celebrate the life of your loved one is to challenge yourself to complete a run or another sponsored event with National AIDS Trust. You can find out more about current challenge events for #TeamNAT here.

If physical challenge events aren't for you, there are endless opportunities for other sponsored challenges you can set yourself. 

Contact our Individual and Community Fundraiser, Alice Goldsmith if you want help planning a challenge event.


Collecting at funerals or memorials

You may want to collect donations for National AIDS Trust in lieu of flowers collected at funerals and memorial services. This is an incredibly moving way to help National AIDS Trust to continue our vital work ending new HIV transmissions and challenging stigma and discrimination. 

During the COVID-19 crisis, we are unable to send you envelopes for collection. However, you can set up a donation page in memory of your loved one on Virgin Money Giving or JustGiving where friends and family can raise donations and share memories. 

If you would like help setting one of these pages up, please contact our Individual and Community Fundraiser, Alice Goldsmith

Whatever you choose to do, remember to share your amazing efforts with us.

Tweet @NAT_AIDS_Trust or email fundraising@nat.org.uk.