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Foresters 135 Challenge

The Foresters society celebrates its 135th year in 2009, and has chosen to support the RNLI, setting a fundraising target of £135,000.

Foresters provides financial products like insurance policies and savings plans while trying to make a difference in its members’ communities. Foresters Membership Manager Jeannie Payne says: ‘Our members come together in community-based groups, in much the same way as RNLI lifeboat stations do, and so we are encouraging them to join in with local RNLI events as well as raising money and donating.’ Happisburgh's Atlantic 75 lifeboat Friendly Forester II, funded by Foresters in 1995.