Supermarket award for Burnham RNLI

PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 July 2016

Asda support

Asda support

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A Burnham charity has been given a helping hand in its life-saving work after shoppers voted for it to receive a generous donation.

The Asda store, in Caxton Road in Highbridge, runs a monthly community support award scheme where throughout the month customers vote for their favourite charity.

Shoppers collect tokens at the till and place them into a box representing the charity they believe deserves the funds.

The RNLI enjoyed a landslide victory and has received £500, which will be used to enhance the charity’s work.

Spokesperson for the RNLI Mike Lang said: “The local support means an awful lot to us, as we strive to be part of the community. The money will go towards equipping our lifeboats and helping us to save lives at sea.”


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