Residents raise money for Lifeboat
Residents of Homebreeze House retirement housing complex held coffee mornings, and other fundraising events, raising over £300 for Morecambe RNLI.
Morecambe RNLI volunteer Deputy Launching Authority, Harry Roberts MBE, said ‘This is a marvellous effort and very much appreciated. We will ensure that the money is put to good use.’
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.