charity details

Wiltshire Air Ambulance
Fundraising Target: £395 for 10,000ft or £495 for 15,000ft
Contact: Katy Burke
Telephone: 01225 300536
http://www.wiltshireairambulance.co.uk

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Who we are

Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust is a registered charity providing an essential Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) across Wiltshire and surrounding areas, including Bath.

The charity began operating on 15 March 1990 and the helicopter and crew have saved countless lives. After sharing a helicopter with Wiltshire Police for the first 24 years, the charity became a stand-alone air ambulance in January 2015, using a Bell 429 helicopter. The air ambulance can reach anywhere in Wiltshire within nine minutes and the speed of our helicopter, along with the skill of our crew, can make the difference between life and death.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance are called to three missions a day on average.

What we do

Wiltshire Air Ambulance is a charity and relies on donations to continue flying and saving lives. It receives no regular direct funding from the Government or National Lottery grants. It costs £3.75 million a year to keep the air ambulance flying, that’s just over £10,000 per day.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s paramedics are trained in critical care skills and, together with the specialist medical equipment they use, it enables them to deliver gold standard medical care to patients. We are operational up to 19 hours a day, 365 days a year and is called to, on average, three incidents a day in its helicopter and two Rapid Response Vehicles (cars).

Why we need you

During 2020 Wiltshire Air Ambulance operated on the frontline throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, being called to a record number of incidents – 1,238.

We really are funded by you and flying for you.

 

 

1. SELECT A CHARITY

A list of charities that we are partnered with are here for you to select. Some of the charities that we work with have fundraising targets and others are self-funded by yourself, each charity we work with will state if they will contribute to some of your jump cost or if you need to self-fund your own place.

2. BOOK YOUR SKYDIVE

You can book individually or as a group with just a £50 deposit per person on any operational day. Some of the charities we work with have reserved spaces on pre-selected days that you are more than welcome to join.

3. START FUNDRAISING

OK you’re all set – This is now the time to start fundraising for your selected charity, we recommend to set up an online fundraising page as all funds you raise will automatically go to the charity of your choice. Please remember you are unable to use any money raised to pay for your skydive and if you have a target set by the charity you have to hit this 3 weeks before the date of your jump to ensure these funds are online for the charity to see!

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