Cash boost for Hartlepool RNLI
A Headland pub raised £150.00 for the local lifeboat station recently.
Elaine Gooding of the Pot House pub said ‘The money was raised from a variety of fundraising events here and we are very proud to support the work of the Hartlepool RNLI'.
Hartlepool RNLI Lifeboats Operations Manager Chris Hornsey said ‘We are very grateful to Elaine and the fundraisers at the Pot House for the donation which will go towards running costs at the lifeboat station’.
Elaine Gooding pictured presenting the cash to volunteer RNLI crewmember Andy Johnson outside the Pot House pub.
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.