Abersoch RNLI delighted to receive a generous donation from Lost At Sea Brewery.
Abersoch RNLI said a big thank you to brothers and business owners, Ollie and Mike, of Lost At Sea Brewery following their generous ‘milestone’ donation.
The two brothers, who have a long family connection with Pen Llyn, have pledged to donate 5p from the sale of every can of Lost At Sea ale to the RNLI and today, in celebration of reaching a milestone 20,000 sales, they presented Abersoch RNLI with their donation.
Abersoch RNLI Chairman, Phill Brown and Fundraising Chair, Sue McCann accepted the donation on behalf of the Lifeboat Station at a pre-arranged, socially distanced meeting held outdoors where they thanked the brothers for their continued and ongoing support of the RNLI.
Phill said '2020 has been an unprecedented year which has meant the majority of our fundraising activities have had to be cancelled, including the New Year's Day Dip, and this has had a considerable financial impact on the RNLI and our local station in what has also beeen on of the busiest years for call-outs'.
Lost At Sea Brewery commented ‘We’re proud to be such local supporters of the RNLI and pledge to give them 5p for every beer we sell.’
To find out more about 'Lost at Sea' and how they support the RNLI please visit https://lostatsea.co.uk.
Notes to editors
· Abersoch Lifeboat Station has been operating for just over 150 years. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to: https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeboat-stations/abersoch-lifeboat-station
· The current B Class Atlantic 85 Lifeboat launches to a variety of both commercial and leisure craft call-outs.
· Photo credit Phill Boyd, Outwest
RNLI media contacts
For more information contact Sarah Leather, Abersoch Lifeboat Press Officer on 075830843. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Regional Media Officer on 01745 585 162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
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.