Fundraisers’ stories

Get inspired by some of our fundraisers, who’ve all completed brilliant activities to support the RNLI.

Two RNLI fundraisers walking on a beach

RNLI/Nathan Williams

From stand-up paddlers to soapbox racers, meet the fundraisers who did something a little different to send their totals soaring.

They explain what the RNLI means to them, how they came up with their ideas and how everything went once they’d put their plans into action.

David’s story
David Humby raised over £3,000, cycling 180 miles from his local lifeboat station in Aldeburgh to Littlehampton Lifeboat Station in West Sussex.
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Lucy’s story
Lucy Johnston and 12 other brave souls swam from the Isle of Arran to Troon on the Scottish mainland.
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Stephen’s story
Stephen Sherwin and three friends challenged themselves to stand-up paddleboard (SUP) from Skerries, north of Dublin, to Holyhead on Anglesey.
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Josh’s story
Josh Crave and his friends entered the Red Bull Soapboax Race in memory of his grandad.
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