raised for RNLI during Burnham-On-Sea car wash
of pounds was raised for the RNLI during a fundraising car wash
at Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat station on Saturday (March 9th), the
first of two such events.
vehicles were washed by the station's volunteers over the course
of four hours, raising a total of £600.
car was carefully soaped using professional car wash chemicals
and cleaning materials, before being rinsed to achieve a perfect
second car wash is also planned for April 6th at the lifeboat
station in Pier Street from 11am-3pm when payment will be by donation.
Lifeboat Operations Manager Ricky Holmes said: "We thank
everybody for their continued support, and our hardworking volunteers
for their diligence."
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'.
The Burnham lifeboat crew in action at Saturday's car wash