Barmouth RNLI receive donation of £700
Mrs Margaret Mason and her family made a special trip from Wolverhampton on Sunday to present a donation for £700 to Barmouth RNLI in memory of her husband Philip Mason.
They were met by Coxswain Peter Davies when they arrived on Sunday 3rd June to make the presentation who said:
‘We are very grateful to the Mason family for remembering us. Generous donations like these help enormously to help train our lifesavers and provide them with the kit they need to continue to save lives at sea.’.
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.