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CHRISTINA RAISES OVER £400 FOR INDEPENDENT LIFEBOAT


The generosity and determination of Islander Christina Toms has resulted in over £400 being raised for Freshwater Independent Lifeboat.

On Wednesday night, Christina handed over a further donation of £270 to the crew

Christina raised £115 from raffling a set of Wonderfest Tickets – that in itself being a great achievement and one for which the crew of Freshwater Lifeboat were incredibly thankful.

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However, during a training session on Wednesday night, Christina handed over a further donation of £270. The money had been raised during her participation in the New Forrest half marathon, which she completed in a time of 2hrs, 31min and 31sec.

Christina has raised a total of £415 for the independent lifeboat.

Martin Newhan from Freshwater Independent Lifeboat has said:

“As an Independent Lifeboat, every last penny is invested back into the services to ensure we are able to continue saving lives at sea”.

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