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Friday night pizzas raise funds for Abersoch RNLI.

Lifeboats News Release

11 year old Jack Tromans raised a whopping £225 for Abersoch RNLI by selling pizza to his friends and family every Friday night and even set up his own website to take the orders.

Andy Vowell with Jack and his family at Abersoch RNLI Lifeboat station

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Andy Vowell with Jack and his family

No stranger to fundraising, Jack has also raised a substantial amount for his local hospital and is also committed to raise £1,000 for Abersoch RNLI.

Andy Vowell, Lifeboat Operations Manager, met with Jack along with his mum and dad and younger brother and sister, Harry and Evie, where he gratefully accepted the funds on behalf of the lifeboat station and thanked Jack and his family for their kind donation and also commended Jack’s sterling efforts.

Notes to editors

· Abersoch Lifeboat Station has been operating for just over 150 years. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to:

· The current B Class Atlantic 85 Lifeboat launches to a variety of both commercial and leisure craft call-outs.

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