• 150th Anniversary Appeal
    Please support The Lifeboat Fund’s special appeal, celebrating the start of this charity in 1866.  Our goal is a truly exceptional Shannon class all-weather lifeboat, designed by the RNLI to have the speed and manoeuvrability that are vital in saving lives.


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Etcetera Civil Service Choir raise money for the Lifeboat fund

A monthly summary from the Wells-next-the-Sea lifeboat station

150th Anniversary Appeal

Our 150th Anniversary Appeal seeks to fundraise £1.1m towards the cost of a Shannon class all-weather lifeboat.


Thank you to all our supporters who helped us achieve our 2014 Appeal target.

For more fantastic fundraising suggestions, please download our factsheet.

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Isn't he? We're so lucky to have had him as a Chairman and supporter.
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RT : Everyone at Rhyl lifeboat station wish Chairman Charles Hunter-Pease a happy retirement. Thank you for your h… https://t.co/TqYEJYShUf
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RT : Portrait 1 of 2: So proud to have been commissioned by to make two portraits with Charles Hunter-Pease for to… https://t.co/WMHXWLoaZD
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Thank you for saving our lives

Martin Toner, a Welfare Officer from Belfast emailed us to say:
“The RNLI saved me and two of my friends in 2001. ...

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