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Many of you may be eagerly anticipating the end of 2020. We all know that this December may be very different from the usual. But one thing that has not changed is the importance of Giving Tuesday: an international day of charitable giving following Black...

You are warmly invited to join us for a heart-warming Mercy Ships Carol Service this December. This year we are hosting a very special carol service. Even though we can’t be together in person, we can still be together in spirit. On Wednesday 16th December...

This is an exciting time to join the Mercy Ships UK team. With the recent announcement of our new ship, the Global Mercy, we are moving into a new phase of growth and changing even more lives. Communications Manager We are looking for an experienced Communication Manager...

Mercy Ships UK is delighted to announce it has appointed Joanne Balaam as its new Executive Director.  Joanne’s appointment comes as the charity looks to the future and prepares to unveil big plans that will ensure it reaches more people affected by the global surgery crisis. Joanne...

We are honoured to announce that our #ChangeTheOdds campaign was a finalist at last night's Purpose Awards. It was nominated for Best Fundraising Campaign. Huge congratulations to Médecins Sans Frontières UK, who won the award. Our #ChangeTheOdds generated awareness about the global surgery crisis, the work of...

Last week, United Christian Broadcasters teamed up with Darren Richards and Ropa Rusere from Mercy Ships UK, to lay down a challenge to UCB’s generous listeners across the UK. Presenters shared incredible stories of lives changed by Mercy Ships in the poorest African nations. Darren and...

The United Nations’ observance of the International Day of Charity has a special place in our hearts at Mercy Ships. This day, 5th September, commemorates the death of Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa has been canonised as a saint, and her most merciful acts of kindness and...

For over 40 years, Mercy Ships has been dedicated to providing hope and healing to those in need. Our mission would be impossible without the dedicated volunteers who serve on our hospital ships to provide surgical and medical care. Today, we want to honour two such...

Mercy Ships is known for providing free, world-class surgical care to people throughout West Africa while partnering with healthcare workers to provide training and mentorship. But did you know that Mercy Ships also offers free training for the maritime volunteers who help keep the ship...

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