How to Help - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

How to Help

Big Give Christmas Challenge

You can make a big difference this Christmas. Donate through the Big Give Christmas Challenge between 1-8 December. 

Money raised goes towards essential crew training – helping them to perform lifesaving surgery at the roadside.

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Make a Donation

An ongoing donation is the best way of supporting our lifesaving emergency care.

For patients like Elise our quick response and extra capabilities can make a life-changing difference. Your regular donations are incredibly important to this work, allowing us to plan and assure the future of the service. For donors like yourself, a monthly gift is a great option as it's an easy commitment to keep up and spreads the cost.

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Volunteer with GWAAC

Come and work with the team!

The safety of our staff, volunteers and supporters is paramount and as such, our regular volunteering opportunities are currently on hold. However, we’d still love to hear from you if you would like to volunteer with us! Whether you’d like to come on board in a few months’ time, or if you feel you have a skill which could be of use to GWAAC right now, please get in touch to find out how you can join the team. Please note that we do not currently offer operational or medical volunteering opportunities.

It’s the local people who kindly give up some of their precious time who mean we are able to keep saving local lives. Everyone who works here at GWAAC is committed, enthusiastic and dedicated to keeping us flying. We enjoy what we do because it really makes a difference – and we would love to have you as part of our team.

Whether you would like to help out in our offices, would like to volunteer at a fundraising event, or put on an event of your own, we would love to hear from you. Our team will be happy to talk to you about ideas, or to discuss ways you can help.

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September 1, 2020
Bath Half Marathon 2021

Bath Half Marathon 2021

Bath Half Marathon 2021 – 5th September We are excited to be back at the Bath Half Marathon, ready to welcome a new batch of running […]
December 18, 2019

2020 Charity Challenge Events

We have now launched our 2020 charity challenge events! From trekking across the Sahara or cycling London to Paris, to completing the epic 3 Peaks Challenge […]
March 13, 2019

Postponed: GWAAC Symposium 2020


Is your wardrobe bursting at the seams with clothes you don't wear?

We've teamed up with Recycling Solutions to make it easy for you to donate your old clothes to help keep us flying! Just type your postcode into our map to find your nearest GWAAC clothes bank.

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