PUMPA has been a registered charity since  1993, founded with the following aims:

To support patients and their families by providing information about disorders connected with purine metabolism: symptoms, prognosis, and what help is available
To spread knowledge about purine disorders: through this website, scientific meetings, and seminars for patients and families 
To support scientific research into the purine metabolic disorders: identifying causes and potential therapies

PUMPA organises an annual meeting to which patients and families are invited

PUMPA provides advice leaflets on several of the major purine disorders

PUMPA accepts donations from the public

PUMPA offers grants to support biomedical research