Hampers donation to RNLI volunteers.at Hartlepool lifeboat station

Lifeboats News Release

A generous donation of two food hampers was presented to the volunteer crew members at Hartlepool RNLI this week from the Hartlepool Youth Justice Service team and their young people.

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Fred Robinson of the Hartlepool RNLI and Young person with the Christmas hampers.

Youth Justice officer Jonathan Garbutt said: ‘Our team and young people decided to give a little back to the local charities by sourcing and making up these hampers to give to some of the local volunteers as a way of saying 'thank you' for the work they do within the community.

'We know the local RNLI volunteers have had a busy year so this is a way of saying 'thank you' to them for saving lives at sea.'

Deputy Launch Authority at the Ferry Road Lifeboat Station Fred Robinson said: ‘I’m sure the crew will enjoy the contents of the hampers over the Christmas period and on behalf of all the volunteers at the station I would like to say 'thank you' to the Youth Justice service team for this donation.'

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The photograph shows Fred Robinson of the Hartlepool RNLI and young person with the Christmas hampers.

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