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The fundraising efforts of a hairdresser from Freshwater have been much-welcomed by the volunteers at Freshwater Independent Lifeboat.

Lifeboat crew member Ronan McCann recently joined Christina Toms in drawing the winner of a family weekend ticket for next month’s The Great Wonderfest.

Christina has been selling raffle tickets through Facebook and at her hairdressing salon in West Wight Sports & Community Centre for the past few weeks, raising vital funds for the independent life-saving organisation.

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Jean Bennett from Lymington was selected as the winner with raffle ticket number 279.

Richard Barton-Wood, Treasurer for Freshwater Independent Lifeboat said:

“Christina is an amazing supporter of the lifeboat. Not only is she donating these tickets, but also running a half marathon for us.”

Details of Christina’s forthcoming New Forest Half Marathon challenge can be found on her Virgin Money Just giving page at https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/ChristinaToms.

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Thank you soo much for sharing this ,, but it’s a huge thank you to the guys from great wonderfest who donated the tickets to me to raffle ,, and the biggest thank you goes to the crew land and sea of freshwater independant lifeboat who provide this amazing service and rely solely on donations and money raised , just happy to be doing my bit to help raise some funds for them and get them the recognition they deserve x

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