Great Western Air Ambulance

It's a charity, keep it flying

It's a Charity

It’s A Charity

You never know when you might need us – It’s yours, it’s a charity, keep it flying.

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24/7 365

24/7 365

The Critical Care team fly seven days a week, 365 days a year and attend over 100 incidents per month.

We Rely on You

We Rely On YOU!

We receive no funding from the Government or the National lottery, and rely entirely on the support of our local community to raise the £1.75m that we need to continue operating.

Corporate

Corporate Partnerships

The Great Western Air Ambulance relies totally on the support of Trusts, Individuals and Companies to keep our crew flying. We are always excited to hear from new and past partners to discuss opportunities to fundraise and increase public profile.

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Individuals

Get involved with GWAAC

There are numerous ways to support the charity. Monthly giving by Direct Debit, one time donations via Paypal or Credit/Debit Card. Regular giving, and donations to the charity left in your will are just one of the many ways you can keep us flying.

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Volunteer

Volunteering for our charity

From a simple donation to working full time in our offices.  There are a number of ways you can become involved with the Air Ambulance charity and volunteering is one of them. Our fundrasing and volunteer team are a dedicated bunch and have a lot of fun doing it.  If you would like to get involved with the charity and ‘keep us flying’ we’d love to hear from you.

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Fundrasiers at Volunteer Party

Lottery

Win Win Win on the Air Ambulance Lottery. Giving is Fun!

From just £1 a week you can enter the lottery to win up to £1000. Make giving fun by playing the lottery with GWAAC. It’s easy to enter and proceeds from the lottery help to keep your air ambulance flying.

The lottery is promoted and operated by The Air Ambulance Lottery Society. For more information on AALS, visit http://www.airambulancelotteries.com/greatw.aspx

Sign up to the lottery here

Events & Challenges

Monthly visit to meet the crew & see the new helicopter

Come and meet the team who actually operate the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity service for YOU!

14/03/2015 at 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
GWAAC Base – (Opposite the Royal Mail Sorting Centre), Bristol

Charity Sky Dive

We Rely on You

Ever felt like taking on a challenge of a lifetime by jumping out of an plane?

We have spaces on our charity sky dive, which takes place at Redland Airfield in Swindon.

Strapped to an instructor you will get a chance to see the world differently, from 10,000ft, while raising much needed funds for us.

If this sounds like your kind of challenge email Ella@gwaac.com for more information.

 

29/03/2015 at All Day
swindon airfield, Swindon

Forest of Dean Half Marathon Spring Trails

runners

 

We are looking for runners for the Forest of Dean Half Marathon Spring Trails.

For the second year running we have been named as the official charity for the race.

The route  follows forest trails, minimising road crossings, and generally uses well-maintained tracks with gentle inclines.

This annual event is organised by The Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean and supported by the Forestry Commission.

Entry is £22.

If you are interested in running for GWAAC email Nicole@gwaac.com.

 

 

If you would like to run in aid of The Great Weston Air Ambulance Charity and want more info then please e-mail Nicole Beebee – Nicole@gwaac.com

29/03/2015 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forest of Dean Half Marathon, Cinderford Gloucestershire

Monthly visit to meet the crew & see the new helicopter

Come and meet the team who actually operate the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity service for YOU!

11/04/2015 at 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
GWAAC Base – (Opposite the Royal Mail Sorting Centre), Bristol

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