Our futures builders

Our futures builders help us build a safer and more informed community where meningitis can be beaten

Futures Builder
Our supporter recognition programme identifies and thanks the hard work done by our volunteers, fundraisers and campaigners who dedicate their spare time to helping us fight meningitis.

By pledging your support as a futures builder you are saving lives and helping all those in the UK who have been affected by meningitis. To do this you might:  

Whatever you can do, be it fundraising, talking about meningitis signs and symptoms at your local school, sharing our posts on social media or sharing your meningitis story on our website, you are a Futures Builder.

How can you become a futures builder?

futures builder volunteers

You can become a futures builder by volunteering. This might be setting up a local group in your community, offering peer-to-peer support, bag packing at a local supermarket or being part of a cheering team at events. Find out more about volunteering.

futures builder campaigners

Campaigning is another way of becoming a futures builder. Why not give awareness talks to your local community, share our message through social media, handing out signs and symptoms cards at events or attend health conferences in your area? Find out more about campaigning.

futures builder fundraisers

Many of our futures builders earned their title by fundraising. Organise one of our events in your area, for example Time 4 Tea or Toddle Waddle, enter a sponsored challenge or support us with regular giving. Find out more about fundraising.


We will support you every step of the way as you become one of our futures builders. Our community development team will be on hand for any questions – find them here. As part of our commitment to you we can provide:

  • Support with social media and press
  • Training for volunteering, 
  • Exciting fundraising ideas
  • Branded t-shirts and fundraising materials