Store staff help raise vital life-saving cash for Hartlepool RNLI

Shop chain staff help raise hundreds of pounds to boost a life-saving Hartlepool charity.

Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 11:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 12:05 pm
Hartlepool RNLI crewmember Mark Barker (left) and Hartlepool RNLI fundraising co-ordinator Tommy Price(right) with McColl's Area Manager Michael Johnson(centre) and his colleagues John Ward, Jodie Maskell, Carly Horsley and Gail Farrington. Picture Tom Collins/RNLI.

A Halloween fundraiser by staff at some of the Hartlepool McColl's stores has raised £690 for the Hartlepool RNLI charity that saves lives at sea.

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McColl's area manager Michael Johnson said: "The fantastic staff at the local stores held a variety of fundraising events such as cake stalls, face painting and raffles to coincide with Halloween and raised this impressive amount for the local RNLI station whose volunteers do a magnificent job."

Hartlepool RNLI fundraising co-ordinator Tommy Price said: "This a fantastic donation from the McColl's staff and we cannot thank them enough.

"This donation will help with training costs and the general day to day running of the lifeboat station."