Two local businesses make a generous donation to Abersoch RNLI
Abersoch RNLI have said a big thank you to The Little Tea Rooms and Mickey's Boatyard for their generous donations.
Business owners Carron Wright, The Little Tea Rooms and Lisa Griffiths, Mickeys Boatyard, wanted to help after hearing that the Abersoch RNLI Annual New Years Day Dip for January 2021 had been cancelled due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Knowing how big the event always is in the village, with hundreds of RNLI supporters taking part in the dip or watching from the beach, they decided to each make a generous donation in support of the lifeboat station.
Abersoch RNLI Chairman, Phill Brown, said ‘Following on from the wholehearted support previously given to Abersoch RNLI by Mickey’s Boatyard, it is most welcome to now receive support from The Little Tea Rooms too and we thank both of these local businesses for their generous donation.’ He further added, ‘With the New Year’s Day Dip being cancelled such donations are really important to our fundraising.’
Carron and Lisa presented the donations to Phill outside the lifeboat station in accordance with Government guidelines.
Notes to editors
· Aberosch 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 The Little Tea Rooms.
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For more information contact Sarah Leather, Abersoch Lifeboat Press Officer on 075830843. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Regional Medior Officer on 01745 585 162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
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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.