A hand putting money into an RNLI Lifeboats fundraising bucket

Garforth Fundraising Branch

Our team of community fundraising volunteers in and around Garforth devote their time to raising vital funds for the RNLI.

Contact us

Name: Mrs Christine Pitchfork

Role: Branch Chair Person

E-mail: cpitchfork@btinternet.com

Phone: 01132 871570

Additional contacts

Name: Mrs M. Small

Role: Branch Secretary

E-mail: tony.small2@virgin.net

Phone: 0113 2863473

Name: Barrie Dodsworth

Role: Vice Chairman

E-mail: dodsworthb@yahoo.com

Branch information

Founded in 1966 as Garforth Ladies Guild, becoming a Branch some eight years later.

We host the following fundraising activities -

  • Regular coffee mornings
  • Annual plant sale each May
  • Annual major event such as 'Race Night'
  • Collections - flag days & supermarkets
  • Annual bag packing at M&S Supermarkets
  • Attend indoor and outdoor events with our comprehensive stock of souvenirs and gifts.

You can support the RNLI by coming along to our Branch events, or by volunteering to help at events or collection days.

Holding an event? Contact the branch to arrange for us to come along with RNLI souvenirs and gifts.

Our Education Volunteer Presenter is available to talk to schools/clubs/groups about the work of the RNLI and beach and water safety. If interested, contact Barrie on 01132 860955

To become a member contact the branch secretary.

Just one good deed can make all the difference

Would you like to do something truly worthwhile with your free time for the RNLI? 

We are looking for support with our local events.

We would love to hear from you and welcome you onboard.

Meetings are held regularly throughout the year – please contact us for further details.

Events around Garforth Fundraising Branch