Scottish mountain rescue teams receive grants from Scottish Government and Police Scotland. Torridon MRT has also benefitted massively from the benevolence of St John Scotland. But, to a considerable extent, we depend on the generosity of the donations we receive from the public which account for around half of our income. Quite simply mountain rescue in Scotland could not function effectively without your support.
Donations can be made:
On-line at www.mydonate.bt.com/charities/torridonmrt
By posting a cheque to
John Moffat, Treasurer TMRT, 2 Cradlehall Farm Drive, Cradlehall, Inverness, IV2 5GQ
You can also help by spreading the word to your friends, perhaps giving them one of the links to our Facebook page and our on-line giving site.
Often we receive donations from folk who have been rescued. Sadly, we also receive very generous support from folk who have lost a loved one in our hills.
We are particularly grateful to a very brave young woman, Emily Woodroofe. As described on our Call outs page, Emily required a lower leg amputation following an accident in March, 2016. Emily has raised over £5,000 for Torridon MRT. Emily can be sponsored at www.justgiving.com/Emily-Woodroofe where she writes,
Hi! Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. I’m a student from Manchester who was involved in an accident in Torridon whereby a boulder fell on and crushed my leg. I’ve written a blog to raise funds for the team who were part of the services who saved my life. Unlike other agencies and services, Mountain Rescue only receives funding through donations and so I have chosen them to raise funds for. My blog can be found at emilywoodroofe.wordpress.com so, if you at all enjoy reading it, please donate to this amazing team of people. I’m not really interested in targets so much, I just want to raise as much money so that more people can be saved.
The photo below is of Emily in Raigmore Hospital shortly after her accident.
Thank you, Emily.