Meningitis Now

Meningitis Now

Charity information

Meningitis Now

We help rebuild lives shattered by meningitis by providing a range of practical, emotional and financial support for those affected by the meningitis.

Founded 1986

  • Mission statement

    Meningitis Now is the UK’s leading charity working to save lives and rebuild the futures of people affected by meningitis through research, support and awareness. With nearly 30 years’ experience, our vision is a future where no one in the UK loses their life to meningitis and everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives.

    Meningitis Now fights the disease on all fronts:

    Providing a powerful, united voice for people fighting meningitis.

    Saving lives by funding vaccine and preventative research.
    Reducing the disease’s impact through awareness.
    Rebuilding futures with dedicated support.
    Fundraising to deliver our plans.

  • Aims

    Meningitis Now aims to:

    • (b) To undertake and fund research into all strains of meningitis whether viral or bacterial, or septicaemia and to publish, assist with and/or fund the publication and dissemination of the useful results thereof.
    • (c) To work towards the elimination of meningitis or septicaemia as a serious medical problem.
    • (d) To provide support to people who suffer meningitis or septicaemia and their immediate families, guardians or partners.
    • (a) To relieve sickness and distress among persons who are suffering from meningitis (which in these objects means meningitis in all forms and includes all and any associated conditions) or septicaemia or who are disabled as a result of meningitis.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1986

    Registered Charity Number: 803016

    Full time staff: 40

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 850

    Phone number: 01453 769082

    Address: Fern House Bath Road Stroud GL5 3TJ

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