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Mercy Ships UK has appointed Joanne Balaam as Acting Executive Director. Joanne has served at Mercy Ships UK and its US counterpart supporting Finance and Operations and most recently as the Deputy Executive Director of Mercy Ships UK. She succeeds Lea Milligan, who is moving to a new role...

Wow! Thank you for supporting Mercy Ships on Giving Tuesday Now, the special day of charitable giving in response to the coronavirus pandemic on the 5th May 2020. We are so proud of our amazing Mercy Ships family. It was a truly humbling experience to...

Each Thursday, we have all been on our doorsteps and leaning out of our windows cheering, clanging saucepans together and clapping with gusto for NHS and key workers across the UK: our heroes in these challenging times. Now there is an exciting new opportunity for...

A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a community. You may remember Giving Tuesday from December when the Mercy Ships community came together to raise more than £20,000 in a single day to provide free...

Whether you partner with Mercy Ships through prayer, financial support or as a volunteer, you are a vital part of our family. Your dedication and generosity have provided free, life-changing surgeries to people in need for more than 40 years. During this time of stress and...

Many of our volunteers have returned home to help their national health services combat the coronavirus. Volunteers like Michelle White (read her story here). It isn’t just our volunteers, some of our staff, who used to be medics, have returned to help in these difficult times, like Kirsty...

Mercy Ships is donating much needed N95 respirator masks from our main supply warehouse in America to the East Texas local healthcare and first responders in order to meet the increased need for protective equipment amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. The N95 masks were part of...

When the world feels uncertain, we look for the good. When we realise that healthcare systems are fragile, we look for security. When we feel that our health is at risk, we look for the helpers. Tuesday the 7th of April is World Health Day,...

The global COVID-19 situation has made it impossible for us to continue to carry out our surgical programmes to the required standards while protecting against the possible spread of the virus. Therefore, in line with the measures taken by the President of Senegal and in...

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