Choir rocks for Eastbourne Lifeboats
Members of the Rock Choir completed a marathon charity performance recently raising £1728 for Eastbourne lifeboats.
Rock choir is a pioneering nationwide group with over 30,000 members, their aim is to meet new friends and help the communities in which they live. Sixty members of the local group completed a marathon performance on 25th May which took in Shoreham, Brighton, Newhaven and finished in Eastbourne. Four charities benefited from the event with Choir leader Charlotte Nash presenting a cheque to some of the crew aboard all-weather lifeboat Diamond Jubilee.
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.