Local charity gives back to community with RNLI donation

Lifeboats News Release

Local Charity Gives back

left to right - Callum Govus(Full Time Mechanic), Jean Houston(Quarriers Manager), Elizabeth McGhie(Quarriers Service user), Elaine Kiltie(Quarriers team leader)

RNLI/Craig Sommerville

Quarriers staff and service users handing donation to station mechanic Callum Govus

Local Charity Gives back.

Tonight we were delighted to be visited by staff and service users of another local charity 'Quarriers'
Quarriers are a local charity that support local residents with learning difficulties in their own tenancy's in the community of Girvan.

Recently the staff of Quarriers and their service users ran a bottle stall at our annual harbour gala raising a fantastic sum of £245.08

The residents that use the Quarriers service feel extremely grateful that they are very well supported by the local community.
Quarriers manager Jean Houston goes on to say staff and clients wanted to give something back to the community to show appreciation of the support they receive and decided on donating the takings from their bottle stall to Girvan Lifeboat, as being a very worthy cause and enabling them to continue the excellent lifesaving service they provide.

On behalf of all at Girvan Lifeboat Station we would like to extend our thanks to the staff and clients of Quarriers Girvan for their generous donation of £245.08 which will go along way ensuring our volunteers continue to provide the highest standard of service possible.

We consider ourselves part of the community at Girvan Lifeboat Station and are grateful to the local community, businesses and other charities within the town that hold a place close to their hearts for the RNLI.

You can find out more about Quarriers Homelife Girvan at https://quarriers.org.uk/…/homelife-supported-living-girvan/

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