Mini Clan present Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat with cheque for £3250
On Sunday 19 August 2019, a cheque for £3250 was presented to Eyemouth RNLI station.
As long term supporters of the RNLI, the Mini Clan hold an annual Thistle Run where their members travel to and from different parts of Scotland to raise funds for various charities.
In May this year, almost 200 Minis travelled from Newtongrange to Eyemouth as part of their fundraising efforts. A total of £6500 was raised by everyone involved. One of this years chosen charities was Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat.
On Sunday 19 August 2018, a number of Mini Clan members travelled to Eyemouth to present the station with a cheque for £3250.
Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat station is very grateful to The Mini Clan for their continued support.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.