Coffee morning raises £200 for Looe RNLI lifeboat station

Lifeboats News Release

Residents and staff at Hillcrest House, Looe, have donated £200, raised during a recent coffee morning, to Looe RNLI Lifeboat station

Jennifer Chudleigh handing over the £200 donation to Carol Foster Left to Right Jennifer Chudleigh, Sandra Jones, Carol Foster, Cicely Runnals and Moreen Frier

RNLI/Ian Foster

Jennifer Chudleigh handing over the £200 donation to Carol Foster Left to Right Jennifer Chudleigh, Sandra Jones, Carol Foster, Cicely Runnals and Moreen Frier

The wonderful residents and staff at Hillcrest House, Looe recently held a coffee morning and asked for the money they raised to be donated to Looe Lifeboat Station. Last Monday, 10 February 2020, Carol Foster, a member of our visits team, meet some of the residents and received an amazing donation of £200 from Jennifer Chudleigh, Cicely Runnals, Moreen Frier and staff member Sandra Jones.

Jennifer has a long association with Looe Lifeboat Station as her son Robert was on the boat crew for several years and her nephew James was also on the boat crew and now volunteers as shore crew.

Our volunteer crew and fundraising team thank all the residents and staff at Hillcrest for this donation, which will be used to enable our crew to continue saving lives at sea.

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Notes to editors

Photos:

· Jennifer Chudleigh handing over the £200 donation to Carol Foster
Left to Right Jennifer Chudleigh, Sandra Jones, Carol Foster, Cicely Runnals and Moreen Frier

Photo credit RNLI / Ian Foster

Information

· Re-established as an inshore lifeboat station in 1992, Looe RNLI operate two inshore lifeboats
An Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and a D Class Ollie Naismith

· For further information on Looe RNLI Lifeboats please visit our website www.looelifeboats.co.uk

· Looe RNLI Facebook page www.facebook.com/LooeRNLI

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For more information please telephone Ian Foster, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer for Looe Lifeboat Station, on 07902 753228 or looelpo@ianfoster.com or ian_foster@rnli.org.uk

or Amy Caldwell, RNLI Regional Media Manager, on 07920 818807 or amy_caldwell@rnli.org.uk

or Emma Haines, RNLI Regional Media Officer, on 07786 668847 or emma.haines@rnli.org.uk

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