Thursday, 24 January 2013

SOS Day 2013

Tomorrow is SOS Day – the RNLI’s annual day of fundraising. The order of the day is having fun while raising vital funds to support the work of our lifesaving charity and its volunteers. Lifeboat stations and RNLI supporters all around the country will be taking part in fundraising events to brighten this otherwise rather chilly month. And there’s plenty to get involved with in Swanage this weekend:

From 9.30 on Saturday morning, the lifeboat crew themselves will be out in force at the car park at King George’s playing fields, armed with sponges and buckets, to wash your cars in exchange for a small donation – simply drive over to see us and we’ll do the rest. What’s more, we’ll be serving bacon butties and hot drinks to keep you warm while you wait.

And if you fancy treating yourself to a tasty, home-cooked lunch on Saturday, why not head over to the Catholic Hall on Rempstone Road, where volunteers from the Swanage Lifeboat Fundraisers will be serving up a range of delicious homemade soups and puds – including crumble, trifle and banoffee pie made by Fourth Swanage Scouts! Between 12 and 2pm, you can enjoy a two-course meal with tea or coffee for just £6 – pick up a ticket from Corben and Son Estate Agents on Station Road.

Our volunteers will also be holding a fundraising collection outside Co-op tomorrow on SOS Day itself, so if you’re stopping by to do your shopping, please feel free to give whatever you can – it’s all for a great cause!
We look forward to seeing you this weekend and, please, spread the word! Thanks in advance for your support, from all at Swanage RNLI.