Donations & Membership

Join or Renew

Join the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) to help support volunteer lifesavers world-wide and recognize heroes.

Your tax-deductible membership will provide much needed support to charitable maritime rescue services in all corners of the world.

For $100 or more per calendar year enroll as a member of both AFRAS and the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI). Members receive AFRAS newsletters, and an invitation to the AFRAS annual award ceremony in Washington, DC to honor the Gold Medal, Silver Medal and Amver award recipients.

For $20 to $99 per calendar year become an AFRAS member, receive our newsletters and do your bit for volunteer maritime lifesaving world-wide.

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary can join for their first year for just $1.00!

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not physically in the 50 states you will not be able to use our on-line e-commerce system (we can do it manually). Please contact the AFRAS Secretary at for assistance.

Donations can be made by check or credit card.

To pay by mail, please send a check along with your name and address to the following address:
AFRAS, P.O. Box 565, Fish Creek, WI 54212-0565 USA

Questions? Please contact the AFRAS Secretary at