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Become a supporting member!

With your supporting membership, you are actively helping to ensure that we can continue to rescue people in distress at sea with our new ship, the Sea-Watch 5, and plan our operations safely and for the long term. With the support of donors like you, we have been involved in the rescue of over 1,400 people in distress at sea in 2023.

Thanks to our supporting members, we will continue our operations at the world’s deadliest border and stand up for safe and legal escape routes!

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What your regular donation can accomplish:

15 € – Purchase of one lifejacket

25 € – Equipment of 25 persons with rescue blankets

50 € – Warm meal for 100 guests

100 € – Medical treatment of a highly dehydrated person

150 € – Medical treatment of a severely dehydrated toddler

500 € – A life raft to save up to 60 people from drowning.

Through your supporting membership in the association Sea-Watch e.V. you support sea rescue in the central Mediterranean on a regular basis. This way you can ensure that the SAR (Search-and-Rescue) mission continues to run independently of government funds and is secured in the long run.

Your contribution is tax-deductible. As a supporting member, you are free to determine your monthly contribution starting from 5 €. You can change or cancel your supporting membership at any time.


In addition to the external newsletter, you will also receive the internal newsletter, which is addressed to Sea-Watch activists and supporting members. It informs you about political developments regarding our missions and gives you an insight into our daily work: This includes news regarding our mission, planned campaigns, events etc. You can unsubscribe from this newsletter at any time.

  • You will receive an annual project report with detailed insights into our work. Here you can find the current Sea-Watch project report 2022.
  • You have a contact person at Sea-Watch e.V., who makes sure your concerns and impulses as a supporting member are heard within our association.

Your contact person: Maximilian Brase and the Fundraising Team


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