They provided a 24/7 lifeboat search and rescue throughout the UK.
The money was donated to the charity after they scooped the top prize in their Centenary Grants Bags of Help customer vote.
Customers in Beverley and across the region were invited vote, picking the RNLI as their winner.
While there he learned more about the work undertaken b the charity. He also learned how the money they were awarded will be spent.
Matt Woodhouse, volunteer helmsman at the station said;
“We are obviously very delighted with the £25,000 award from Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme.”
“On behalf of the RNLI, I would like to thank every customer who chose to support our cause. As a charity, we rely on public support to save lives at sea.”
“Money donated to us will go towards our volunteer crew training. It costs £1,500 a year to fully train a crewman so they are ready to help those in need.”
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“The Bags of Help scheme donation will certainly go a long way to helping those in trouble off the East Yorkshire coast.”
Local Bags of Help is always open for applications from schools, sports clubs, charities and community groups.
Anyone that would like to make an application should get in touch with David Ryley.
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