It's a charity, keep it flying

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.


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.

About Us

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?



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!


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.

Raise money


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


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)

Play the lottery

Events & Challenges

Santa’s Christmas Grotto

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December you and your little ones are invited to Santa’s Grotto! Open 10am – 5pm on both days, there will be an array of stalls, a tombola and even a bouncy castle* plus, you’ll get a chance to meet Santa! The event is being held at Coalpit Heath Cricket Club. […]

02/12/2017 - 03/12/2017 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coalpit Heath Cricket Club, Coalpit Heath South Gloucestershire

Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fair – Coalpit Heath Cricket Club, South Gloucestershire

We would like your help to raise funds for the Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fair on Behalf of the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. The organizers of the Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fair at Coalpit Heath Cricket Club are collecting any unwanted gifts that can be used in several tombala stalls that will be held […]

02/12/2017 - 03/12/2017 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coalpit Heath Cricket Club, Coalpit Heath South Gloucestershire


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