Oban RNLI thank Glasgow school for Where’s Welly donation
Junior School pupils at The High School of Glasgow raised £631 for the RNLI.
“On the 7th May we held a ‘Ships Day’ and wanted to raise money for the RNLI.”
”On behalf of everyone at Oban lifeboat and the RNLI, I want to say thank you to everyone at The High School of Glasgow for their very generous donation.”
Leonie said “Ahead of what’s predicted to be a very busy summer for our volunteers, this donation will help ensure that our volunteers have the PPE, training and equipment necessary to keep saving lives at sea.”
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