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Help save local lives

We receive no day-to-day government funding and rely on your donations, no matter how big or small.

It’s because of people like you that we are able to save lives.

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Here when you need us

Our committed team are on stand-by, every day of the year. 

We attend 4 incidents every day, saving local lives. Whoever you are, we are there when you need us.

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Get involved in our work

We need people to volunteer their time and help keep us flying!

Could you help out at a fundraising event, in our office, or talk to people about what we do?

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Corporate

Corporate Partnerships

Show people you care about saving lives in your area by becoming a GWAAC partner. 

Working together, we can keep providing this life saving service to your community. There are lots of activities you and your organization can get involved in, and our friendly fundraising team are here to help you choose and plan what works best for your company and employees. 

Get involved!

Individuals

Individual fundraising

From holding events to taking part in sponsored challenges, there are so many ways to get involved and help the team! 

We are always happy to hear fundraising ideas, or to help you plan events to raise money. It’s the support of individuals like you that make it possible for us to save the lives of people in your area. If you would like to know more about getting involved, speak to the fundraising team.

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Volunteer

Come & work with us!

We are always looking for volunteers to help out the GWAAC team. 

Whether you can help in our offices, have a collection box, take part in a sponsored activity or host a fundraising event, we need you! 

We are only able to do what we do because of people like you who are willing to give up some of their precious time to provide this vital service to their community. Do something amazing and help us save lives. 

Become a volunteer

Lottery

Air Ambulance Lottery

Help save local lives and be in with a chance of winning up to £1000 by playing our lottery! 

With a donation of just £1 a week (or more if you can spare it!) you will be entered into our Air Ambulance Lottery. Make giving fun, and help save the lives of people in your area. What could be easier than that! (You must be aged 16 or over to play the lottery)

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Events & Challenges

The 2017 Emergency Services Show – Cotswold Airport, Kemble

Save the Date for the 2017 Emergency Services Show! The Emergency Services Show (ESS) showcases local emergency services and partner agencies and is the biggest annual outdoor show of its kind in the South West. The ESS provides a safe environment to learn about your local emergency services, view displays and demonstrations and take part […]

03/09/2017 at 12:00 am
Cotswold Airport, Kemble

Bristol Half Marathon

Join Team GWAAC on the 17th of September for the Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon! The Bristol half marathon is an incredible opportunity to challenge yourself and help to raise vital funds for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. Every year over 10,000 people run the historic route across Bristol’s harbourside and old city.  Team […]

17/09/2017 at All Day
Bristol Harbourside, Bristol

Cheltenham Half Marathon

Support Team GWAAC on the 1st of October at the Cheltenham Half Marathon! The Cheltenham half marathon is an amazing opportunity to challenge yourself and help to support your local air ambulance charity. The Cheltenham Half Marathon is set in the heart of this beautiful regency town and has been designed to show off its splendour […]

01/10/2017 at All Day
Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Gloucestershire

Westonbirt Gala Dinner – Westonbirt School, Tetbury

You’re invited to the Westonbirt Gala Dinner at the magnificent Westonbirt School. The Great Western Air Ambulance and Home-Start charities are hosting a Gala Dinner on Tuesday 24th October 2017. The Gala will include a a three-course dinner, magicians and music. There will also be a short auction with some fantastic lots including: An experience […]

24/10/2017 - 25/10/2017 at 12:00 am
Westonbirt School, Tetbury

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