Hartlepool RNLI fundraisers praise local pub.
Staff at the Hartlepool Marina ‘Jacksons Wharf’ pub have been praised for their fundraising efforts to support the local RNLI station.
Following the presentation of a framed photograph of the all-weather lifeboat that is to be displayed in the pub Hartlepool RNLI Enterprise Branch chairperson Beryl Sherry said ‘On behalf of the fundraisers and volunteer crew members we would like to say a huge thank you to the staff at the Jackson’s Wharf pub whose continued support over the years has been relentless.’
‘From holding fundraisers for us to selling our ‘yellow welly’ badges at the bar we are very grateful for their incredible support.’
Pub general manager Adam Barker said ‘The commitment of the volunteers and fundraisers here is very impressive’.‘Myself and the staff are delighted to support the charity and will continue to do so to play our part in saving 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.