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For more information on how we spend your money please download our Annual Report and Accounts.

 
 
 

Botox Campaign

NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) recommended Botox for the treatment of some chronic migraineurs in England and Wales. Migraine Action is campaigning for NICE to recommend this treatment in Scotland too.

Read more about this campaign

 

 how we spend and raise money

 
 
 
 
 

Migraine Action receives no Government funding and has to raise over £250,000 each year from donations, fundraising and other activities to be able to continue to provide what we consider to be our vital services. We rely on our supporters for 85% of our income.

 

 
 

 How We Raise Money

   

 How We Spend Your Money

Migraine Action Income       Migraine Action Expenditure

Every penny you raise via your fundraising efforts on our behalf makes a real difference to people with migraine. Only through your support and donations have we been able to carry our various projects that have helped us to raise awareness of migraine, conduct research and help all those affected to take control and manage their migraine better.

To find out more about how you can help us raise the vital funds we need, either as part of your corporate giving programme, or as an individual, club or society, please click here

Some of our key activities include:

  • Grants: For example providing core funding for migraine specialist staff at various headache clinics. £1,100 funds a headache specialist nurse to provide advice on our helpline for three months.
  • Projects: We have produced new leaflets for young people with migraine and for those who support them. £150 will help us put together an information pack.
  • Awareness raising: £2,000 can help us to fund a Migraine Insight Day for all those affected by migraine across the UK and help us to continue to raising awareness of this debilitating condition
  • Information and support: Through our website, information leaflets and friendly helpline we are able to continue to support people with migraine making sure they get the help, they need and deserve.£40,000 helps to pay for our helpline which deals with over 8,000 calls every year.