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.

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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?



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

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

The Court Players present “A Touch of Danger”

Join The Court Players at The Memorial Hall, for a night of unexpected twists and a chilling thriller. On the 12th, 13th and 14th October 2017 The Court Players will be delighting us with their next production, “A Touch of Danger”. A thriller written by Francis Durbridge, will leave audiences with unexpected developments and leave […]

12/10/2017 - 14/10/2017 at All Day
The Memorial Hall, Rangeworthy, Rangeworthy

Free Emergency First Aid Awareness Event

Want to learn basic CPR but don’t have the money? Then why not come join our Emergency First Aid Awareness Event for a free 1 hour basic CPR class. Here at GWAAC we are put in situations where we need to do CPR daily, but it’s something we feel everyone should know. Everyday someone who doesn’t know […]

22/10/2017 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valesco Crossfit, Bristol

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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