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The Thurlow family

The Thurlow family is crowdfunding

raised of £500,000 target by 82 supporters

Weʼre raising £500,000 to Raise money for Caister independent lifeboat, to name the new lifeboat after our late mum Annette Thurlow.

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In 2018 we lost our dear mum Annette Thurlow aged just 58 years young. With a career in nursing spanning over 30 years it was a cruel hand dealt to a wonderful lady that had given and cared so much for others. Annette's wishes were to become an organ donor in the event of her death, these wishes were in no doubt born from her long service with the NHS. Unfortunately and somewhat even more tragic this wish could not be fulfilled due to the coroner being unable to find a cause of death.
Caister Lifeboat are getting a new state of the art lifeboat in 2022 and as a family we are going to attempt to raise enough money to become the single largest donor with the view to requesting that Caister Volunteer Lifeboat Service name the new lifeboat 'Annette Thurlow'
Annette was Dick Thurlows stalwart during his 13 years as Coxswain of Caister lifeboat between 1991 and 2004 and actively encouraged her two sons Richard and Aaron to join the crew. They are still active today and will look to serve on the new lifeboat when it arrives next year.
Whilst Annette couldn't saves lives with her wishes to become an organ donor the family are hoping that with the generosity of the public lives can be saved in a different way.
With her two sons serving on the boat who wouldn't want their mum looking over them on a cold dark night at sea.

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  • The Thurlow family 4 months ago
    The Thurlow family

    The Thurlow family

    4 months ago

    Good Morning, First of all thank you to every single person that has sent a donation in on this platform. It is very much appreciated and we are truly grateful for the support. Just to give everyone a quick update, we are currently £108 away from the 10k target. Total currently sits at £9,892. We look forward to keeping everyone updated with future events on the Facebook page. Thanks for your support ❤

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Page last updated on: 5/10/2022 14.58



  • Leanne


    May 10, 2022

    Well Done Will 👏🏼👏🏼


  • Denise Judge

    Denise Judge

    May 10, 2022

    Well done William Janusz and everyone else involved in this lovely fund raising. Much love from Nanna DenuseJudge


  • Kym


    May 8, 2022

    I am so sad to learn Annette has passed. I worked with Annette at the beginning of my long career, she really was the epitome of kindness, compassion and professionalism. Annette would be so proud xx

  • Sarah Patterson

    Sarah Patterson

    May 8, 2022

    Well done kids!!


  • Georgina and Mike  O’Halloran

    Georgina and Mike O’Halloran

    May 8, 2022

    Sponsoring Charlie in this fantastic cause 💙 well done to all the boys. You’ve made your families very proud.


  • Leah Soaft

    Leah Soaft

    Apr 30, 2022

    Great cause ♥️ sponsoring Charlie O’Halloran whose raising funds xx


  • Stephen FYSH (horse)

    Stephen FYSH (horse)

    Mar 13, 2022


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