Fundraising Stories

  • NWAA launches flagship event: Race Against Time

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has launched their flagship event; Race Against Time to celebrate its 25th Birthday. The challenge is launching on the birthday weekend of the North West Air Ambulance Charity, starting on Saturday the 18th of May at Lancaster, then finishing at the final checkpoint on Sunday …

    17 Apr 2024

  • Thousands raised as over 400 supporters take part in annual Cross Bay Walk

    Hundreds of supporters, including a ten-woman strong ‘bride tribe’ walked across the Morecambe Bay sands to raise thousands of pounds for the North West Air Ambulance Charity. On a sunny Sunday afternoon, 430 walkers crossed from Arnside to Grange-over-sands, dressed in yellow, and collectively raised an amazing £8,365 so far. …

    26 Jul 2022

  • Mission 3.5 – Cliffe family go the extra mile!

      The family of two brothers who received urgent care from North West Air Ambulance Charity are encouraging others to join them in going extra mile, by taking part in Mission 3.5. 13-year-old Olly and nine-year-old Seb Cliffe want people to walk, run, hop, skip or jump 3.5 miles every …

    23 Feb 2022

  • Olly and Seb: fundraising superheroes!

    After receiving treatment from North West Air Ambulance in January 2020 following a fall, 13-year-old Olly and nine year old Seb Cliffe, alongside their mum and dad Natalie and Mark Cliffe, took part in a number of events, fundraising a massive £2,500 for the charity.  Each member of the Cliffe …

    27 Jan 2022

  • Bolton family send thanks to charity that saved daughter’s life

    A seven-year-old girl who collapsed suddenly in her garden has thanked the North West Air Ambulance Charity for helping to save her life, by raising £3,000 with a ‘big chop’ sponsored haircut. Erin Garstang was playing in the garden with her sisters when she collapsed to the ground and stopped …

    05 Jan 2022

  • Inspiring triathlon raises vital NWAA funds

    Michelle Wilkinson was an active fundraiser and mum of five, but in July 2013 her life changed after being diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. With a 70% chance of the aneurysm bursting, which could have been fatal or lead to a life changing disability, Michelle underwent a coiling procedure later …

    18 Nov 2021

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