Fat Face fund raising day for the Mumbles lifeboat
The team at the Fat Face store in The Mumbles held a fund raising day for their local lifeboat station last summer.
Tim Conway lifeboat operations manager at The Mumbles said 'We're immensely grateful for their fund raising efforts. The RNLI relies totally on donations like this to keep the fleet of lifeboats launching and to give their volunteer crew the best possible training'.
Store manager Julie Thomas is pictured presenting a cheque to the crew of the Mumbles RNLI lifeboats.
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.