Haven raises over £400 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s famous Fish Supper event
Following the success of its Mayday fundraising event earlier in the year, leading UK holiday company Haven raised an incredible £406 for its charity partner the RNLI, to help support their annual Fish Supper event.
Held at Haven’s support centre in Hemel Hempstead, there was a fin-tastic turn out amongst team and guests on Thursday 6 October. Donations were raised through a host of fun games including ‘Hook a Fish’ where crowds practised their angling skills for the chance to win some fantastic RNLI gifts, whilst others enjoyed a special lunch time menu of traditional fish and chips.
Many donated to enter the raffle for a chance to win the star prize of a 1-night stay at the RNLI’s prestigious college, with views overlooking Holes Bay in Poole Harbour on Dorset’s stunning South Coast. The prize included a personal tour of the college where volunteers are expertly trained to be lifesavers.
Speaking of the event, Georgie Stanton, Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager at RNLI said “It was fantastic to see Haven’s support centre get involved in raising money for Fish Supper this year. Together, our work continues to raise awareness of safety at sea and ensure people have safe, fun holidays by the coast.”
Haven is set to surpass its ambitious target of £125,000 for 2022 with the generous help of guests, owners and team members across its 41 award winning parks and not forgetting its dedicated Hemel Support Centre.
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Haven: As one of Britain’s leading family holiday companies Haven own and operate 41 award-winning family holiday parks throughout England, Scotland and Wales. They offer a full programme of activities and entertainment alongside being located next to some of Britain’s most beautiful beaches and brightest resorts making them a great base for exploring the local area.”
RNLI: Founded in 1824, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) provides a 24/7 search and rescue service out of 238 lifeboat stations around the UK and Irish coasts. Its seasonal lifeguards also patrol over 240 beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. As a charity, the RNLI is independent from government and almost entirely funded by donations. Ninety-five percent of the RNLI’s people are volunteers, including 4,800 lifeboat crewmembers and more than 22,000 community fundraisers. Find out more at rnli.org