Porthmadog Rowing Club donates television fees to Criccieth RNLI Lifeboats
On the evening of Thursday the 9th of November, 2017 members from Porthmadog Rowing Club called by Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station with a donation of £250.
The donation represented half of the filming fees made by the club during the production of an S4C television programme, Chwys, during the summer. The remaining half was also donated to a local charity.
The rowing club, staunch supporters of their local lifeboat station, presented the cheque to Crew Members prior to the lifeboats' routine weekly exercise launch.
On receipt of the donation, Criccieth Lifeboat Operations Manager, Peter Williams thanked club members for their continued fundraising work.
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Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.