photos: £700 raised for RNLI during Burnham-On-Sea car wash
than £700 was raised for the RNLI during a fundraising car
wash at Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat station on Saturday (28th January),
the first of two such events.
vehicles were washed by the station's volunteers over the course
of four hours, raising a total of £720.90.
car was carefully soaped using professional car wash chemicals
and cleaning materials, before being rinsed to achieve a perfect
second car wash will be held next Saturday (4th February) at the
lifeboat station in Pier Street from 10am-2pm when payment will
be by donation.
events are being held as part of the RNLIs national fundraising
event when schools, businesses and families will be holding fundraising
events that follow an SOS theme, such as 'Sizzle our Sausages'
and 'See Our Stamina'. Burnham's is called 'Soap Our Saloons'.
year, the Burnham crew is raising money to help upgrade the station's
lifejackets. The RNLI has developed a high-performance lifejacket
that offers, among other things, improved mobility.
The Burnham lifeboat crew in action at Saturday's car wash
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