News release


The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea

Date: 4 November 2009

Rye Harbour 029 2009


RNLI Charity Christmas Cards

RNLI charity Christmas cards are available from the souvenir shop at Rye Harbour RNLI Lifeboat station; which is open between 11am and 3pm on the following dates: 7, 8, 21 & 22 November and 5 & 6 December. RNLI Christmas cards can also be purchased at Turtle Fine Art, Landgate, Rye.

100% of the profits made from the sale of the RNLI charity Christmas cards through the souvenir shop and Turtle Fine Art goes to RNLI (Sales) Ltd, which is covenanted to pay all of its profits to the RNLI.

Steve Tollett, Chairman for Rye Harbour RNLI Lifeboat Management Group, said: I would like to thank Pat Field of Turtle Fine Art for her continued support selling the RNLI charity Christmas cards. This is an excellent way of supporting the lifesaving duties of the RNLI as well as spreading festive cheer.

Notes to editors

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Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 100 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 137,000 lives.

A charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SCO37736). Charity number CHY 2678 in the Republic of Ireland