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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. 

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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

Great Wall of China Trek 2018 Info Evening – The Huntsman, Bath

We would like to invite you to an Information Evening on the Great Wall of China Trek 2018.

The Great Western Air Ambulance are organizing a major trek along the Great Wall of China in 2018 to raise money for the charity.

The trek will be seven and a half days long with 10,000 steps to climb. Not only will you have the opportunity to see one of the most spectacular sights in the world, but you will also get the chance to visit Beijing and tour Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

GWAAC need to recruit hardy souls who can climb the seventh medieval wonder of the world and raise an ambitious fundraising target. If you are up for the challenge please come to our information evening at the Huntsman on North Parade in Bath to learn more about the trek. The information event will run from 7pm to 8pm.

“Come along if you are interested in saving lives by conquering the Great Wall of China!”

29/03/2017 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Huntsman, North Parade Bath

Information Evening on the Great Wall of China Trek – Bristol Marriott Hotel, City Centre

We would like to invite you to an Information Evening on the Great Wall of China Trek 2018.

The Great Western Air Ambulance are organizing a major trek along the Great Wall of China in 2018 to raise money for the charity.

The trek will be seven and a half days long with 10,000 steps to climb. Not only will you have the opportunity to see one of the most spectacular sights in the world, but you will also get the chance to visit Beijing and tour Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

GWAAC need to recruit hardy souls who can climb the seventh medieval wonder of the world and raise an ambitious fundraising target. If you are up for the challenge please come to our information evening at the Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel to learn more about the trek.

The information event takes place on Thursday the 20th of April at 7pm.

“Come along if you are interested in saving lives by conquering the Great Wall of China!”

20/04/2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Marriot Hotel City Centre, Bristol

Bristol 10km 2017

Join Team GWAAC on Sunday 7 May for the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K!

Whether you’re new to running, looking to improve your personal best or training for the Bristol Half Marathon, the Great Bristol 10k is the perfect opportunity to help raise vital funds for GWAAC. An amazing atmosphere awaits you and 12,000 fellow runners on this fun, flat course.

As one of our Team GWAAC runners you’ll get:

  • A stylish Team GWAAC running vest.
  • Encouragement, help and support with your training
  • Top notch materials and a dedicated advisor to help with your fundraising.
  • Free high fives and hugs from Charlie the Critical Care Bear and the GWAAC cheering squad.

Interested? Fill out the form below to join Team GWAAC!

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Already have a place?

If you already have your own place and would like to use it to support us, we would love to welcome you to Team GWAAC! Just get in touch and our friendly fundraising team will get you started.

Any questions?

Email info@gwaac.com or give us a call on 0303 4444 999.

07/05/2017 at All Day
Bristol Harbourside, Bristol

Charity Skydive

Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go – falling forward into the clouds, diving down through the air as you start freefalling at over 120mph! Then imagine the peace and quiet as the canopy opens, the steering toggles come down either side of you and you begin a tranquil parachute descent from a mile up in the air, steering yourself back down to the centre of the drop zone below.

You could take on this amazing challenge for FREE, all we ask in return is that you fundraise for us to help keep us flying! If this sounds like your kind of challenge, get in touch to find out more!

Sign up to skydive!

04/06/2017 at All Day
swindon airfield, Swindon

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