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  • NWAA and BrightHR launch £5k for £5k initiative

    North West Air Ambulance Charity’s corporate partners, BrightHR, have launched a fantastic initiative to raise vital funds for the charity: £5k for £5k. Any local company taking part simply needs to raise or donate £5,000 or more to the North West Air Ambulance Charity and BrightHR will provide them with …

    31 Jan 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

  • Volunteer recognised for years of hard work

    A long standing North West Air Ambulance Charity volunteer and fundraiser has been recognised for years of dedicated service to the charity. Freda Whittle was nominated for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council’s Community Volunteer of the Year by NWAA colleagues. Across nearly 15 years, Freda has worked tirelessly to raise …

    27 Jan 2022

  • North West Air Ambulance Charity website wins national award

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity’s website has scooped the Good Web Guide Awards 2021 Charity Website of the Year at their annual awards ceremony. The Good Web Guide Awards celebrates the best websites from across the UK, in a range of different categories. A panel of judges including industry …

    11 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

  • Booths raise £1,750 from contactless donations

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity are hugely grateful to Booths for raising £1,749 in contactless donations over the past year. After cash donations in collection tins were dramatically hit by the pandemic, seven Booths supermarkets generously hosted NWAA contactless donations devices. These devices spread across Garstang, Hale Barns, Kendal, …

    18 Nov 2021

  • NWAA launches Payroll Giving

    The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) has launched a campaign to promote payroll giving, helping companies and their employees make a lifesaving difference to people across the North West. Payroll giving is a brilliant way to make a regular donation to NWAA as your donations are taken directly out …

    27 Oct 2021

  • Paralympian champion thanks heroes who saved his life after cycle crash

    This National Air Ambulance Week (6th – 12th September), the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) is raising awareness of the lifesaving impact its service has had on people across the North West. From 1st September 2020 – 31st August 2021, the charity completed 2,590 missions across the region, including …

    06 Sep 2021

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