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What you need to know about fundraising and Missing People

We are here to answer your questions about the level of care you might expect to receive when fundraising for, or making a donation to, Missing People. 

Give time

Use the Search Directory to find out who is missing in your area or volunteer for Missing People.

Give socially

Join the Search by following us on Facebook or Twitter. The more people who share our missing people appeals with friends online, the more chance we have of finding them.

Give anything

Let us know how you are supporting Missing People! Call us on 0800 MISSING (647 7464) or email supporters@missingpeople.org.uk and tell us how you can help.

Missing People is the only charity in the UK that supports people who go missing, their families and friends. We work hard to ensure that we can provide these support services for free to people who need our help.

You, our supporters are at the heart of what we do. You enable us to be a 24/7 lifeline. It's with your support that we'll reach our goal of doubling the number of people we can help by 2022. 

If someone you love is missing, or you need support, our team is here for you day or night, for free and in confidence by phone on 116 000 and by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. even if you choose not to opt-in.

We would like to talk to you

Due to new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect after May 2018, we can only contact you if you have actively told us you would like to hear from us. 

By opting-in to hearing from us it means that we can keep you up to date with the impact we are making and ways you can get involved. We will only contact you in a way that you are happy with and will respect your wishes.

Now - help us get this right for you

By telling us that you DO want to hear from us, we can continue to raise awareness of the issues that missing people and the people who love them face and secure vital funds for the future. 

Please complete the form below to tell us how you would like to be contacted by 25 May 2018. Due to changes in regulation, if you do not opt-in by that date, sadly we will not be able to contact you again. You can change your preferences at any time and our supporter care team is here to help with any questions or concerns you have now, or in the future. Contact them on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0800 647 7464.

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How would you like to hear from us?

We would like to keep you updated and give you the opportunity to support our campaigns and vital work. Please tell us how you would like us to contact you. You can find out more by reading our FAQ.

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Missing People is registered with the new Fundraising Regulator and we have our own Fundraising Promise which is our pledge to you, our supporters, about how we will conduct our fundraising and care for our supporters.

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