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Stormy Stan at Hartlepool RNLI fundraiser

Lifeboats News Release

A fundraising day held at the Hartlepool Marina Way ASDA store by the Hartlepool RNLI Enterprise branch raised £386.00 for the local RNLI station.

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RNLI mascot Stormy Stan pictured with 5 year old Paige Pike and her dad Paul at the ASDA Marina Way store.
Beryl Sherry said "It was a really busy day for us with generous shoppers making donations and buying gifts from our stall. Once again I would like to thank the ASDA team for supporting us and playing their part in saving lives at sea".
ASDA Community Champion Jackie Carroll said "We are delighted the fundraisers had a great day and are very proud of Hartlepool RNLI and its team of volunteers".

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ASDA Community Champion Jackie Carroll pictured with RNLI mascot Stormy Stan.

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