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Welcome to the RNLI

  • What a difference our people make

    460 lives saved. Over 10,000 people rescued. Countless more kept safe through our safety messages. And crucial lifesaving funds raised.

    See what a ifesaving difference every single one of us made last year.


    Our review of 2014
    Thank you for giving your time, talent and support. See what a difference your support made in 2014.
  • Celebrating our extraordinary people

    Andrea’s son James was just 19 when he drowned in the River Thames. Since his tragic death, Andrea has campaigned tirelessly to improve safety around this stretch of the river.


    Andrea’s story
    Andrea Corrie, awarded an RNLI Supporter Award for her campaigning to improve river safety following the death of her son, James
  • Celebrating our extraordinary people

    From family tragedy to lifesaving legacy, hear how Victoria Milligan channelled her grief into an epic fundraising challenge for the RNLI and Child Bereavement UK.


    Victoria’s story
    Victoria Milligan, awarded an RNLI Supporter Award for raising almost £250,000 for the RNLI. Photo: Vitty Robinson
  • Celebrating our extraordinary people

    Through Swim Safe, our partnership programme with the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), over 6,000 children have learnt vital open water survival skills.


    About our partnership
    We’ve awarded the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) an RNLI Supporter Award for our Swim Safe partnership
  • Celebrating our extraordinary people

    In 2006, a group of people in the small village of Kinvara banded together to raise money for their local lifeboat station. Since then the community has generated more than €100,000.


    The Kinvara community’s story
    The Kinvara community, awarded an RNLI Supporter Award for raising more than €100,000 for Galway Lifeboat Station
  • Celebrating our extraordinary people

    Since becoming an official station fundraising branch, Lytham St Annes fundraisers have increased their annual income dramatically from an impressive £18,000 to an astonishing £71,000.


    Lytham St Anne Branch’s story
    Lytham St Annes fundraisers received the RNLI Branch Award for their amazing fundraising efforts.
What a difference our people make
Our review of 2014

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Andrea Corrie Individual Supporter Award 2015

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