Bride donates to Barmouth RNLI
Jenny Page of Henley in Arden had spent all her childhood holidays in Barmouth, so when she was to marry Nick Evans in August she hit on the idea of collecting for Barmouth RNLI.
On 11 August 2018 Jenny and Nick were married in the splendid setting of Henley’s historic Guild Hall and guests were asked to donate to the RNLI in lieu of presents. When she visited Barmouth on Tuesday 30 October to return the collecting box to Barmouth RNLI Treasurer June Davies, Jenny was delighted to discover that over £450 had been collected.
‘I’ve been coming to Barmouth for family holidays for years and have long been an admirer of the RNLI and knew many of the Barmouth crew. I was delighted to discover that they are to have new boat next year and my husband and I are very happy to be able to help support this wonderful organisation in this way.’
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.