Rhyl RNLI Lifeboat Station needs your help

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteers at Rhyl RNLI Lifeboat Station are looking for help to raise £150,000 towards the new Shannon-class lifeboat for Rhyl.

RNLI/Colin Jones

Rhyl Lifeboat Shannon Appeal
You can help them reach this target by either placing a collection box in a shop, pub, restaurant, cafe, etc. or by volunteering as a fundraiser.

If you would like to place a collection box at your premises, or know someone who will please call 01745 330207 and leave a message with your name, location and contact number and one of the team will get back to you.

If you would like to apply for one of the two volunteer fundraising vacancies please see http://rnli.org.uk/volunteering for more details or leave a message on 01745 330207 with your contact deatils.

Rhyl Lifeboat Coxswain, Martin Jones says,‘It's fantastic to see the community getting involved with the RNLI and help raise funds for the new Shannon-class lifeboat for Rhyl. The support we have had so far has been overwhelming and we can't thank you all enough for your support.'

He continued: 'If you would like to get involved then please leave a message on our dedicated phone line (01745 330207) and one of the team will get back to you with more details. Thank you!'

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