Primark Staff Fundraiser for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboat press release

A variety of fundraising events hosted by Primark staff members at the Middleton Grange shopping center store recently raised an incredible £ 959.00 for the Hartlepool RNLI.

RNLI / Tom Collins

Garry Waugh (left) and Andrew Booth of Hartlepool RNLI pictured with Primark manager Eddie Burns and staff members (left to right) Lyn brush, Leah Dobson and Tina Collingwood.

Store Manager Eddie Burns said: “A great team effort from my colleagues in the store has certainly moved the boat forward when it comes to fundraising for the local RNLI volunteers and I was thrilled. of their efforts.

During our visit to the rescue station, we got a glimpse of what is going on, which certainly endorsed the decision to fundraise for this very interesting charity.

Garry Waugh, Hartlepool RNLI Station Mechanic, said: “It was a pleasure meeting the Primark staff at the boathouse and giving them an overview of what we are doing.

Even during the Covid pandemic, all volunteer crew members remained on duty ready to go to sea to help anyone who needed our help.

This generous donation will help maintain the support we provide to help save lives at sea. ‘

RNLI key figures

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a round-the-clock search and rescue service around the coasts of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The RNLI operates 238 lifeguard stations in the UK and Ireland and over 240 lifeguard units on beaches in the UK and the Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent from the Coast Guard and the government and depends on voluntary donations and bequests to maintain its rescue service. Since the founding of the RNLI in 1824, its crews and rescuers have saved more than 142,700 lives.

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