We are a registered charity in England and Wales, No. 1121300. We are registered with the Charity Commission.

Our Purpose

Why do we exist? 

Because a life-changing illness or injury could happen to you, anywhere, any time, and you deserve the best care, as soon as possible.   

Why are we the ones to help? 

Because we have amazing people with extraordinary skills, all committed to saving lives in our local communities, who can help you when need us.

Why can we do what we do? 

Because, just as GWAAC’s people care for our communities, you care for them - your generosity keeps GWAAC flying, and keeps us saving lives.

Our Values

  • We are compassionate
  • We are dedicated to delivering the best possible outcome
  • We are curious about the best way of doing things
  • We are collaborative

Our Ambitions

  1. Deliver clinical and operational excellence

  2. Our team is the best it can be

  3. Be socially and environmentally responsible

  4. Be the charity that local people choose to support

  5. Be an excellent organisation

  6. Create a Mission Support Centre


We are governed by a board of Trustees, who set the charity's strategic direction and hold the appointed officers to account. Our Trustees are:


Crew & Charity Team

Meet the Crew The Charity Team

Our Impact

View and download our latest impact report, as well as find out about our finances here:

Impact Report

We are registered with The Fundraising Regulator, the independent regulator of charitable fundraising. Our fundraising activities comply with the Fundraising Code of Practice

We operate a weekly lottery to raise funds, which is regulated by the Gambling Commission.

GWAAC Lottery Terms and Conditions

GWAAC Lottery Complaints and Disputes Policy

GWAAC's Social Responsibility in Gambling Policy

Thanks to the generosity of the supporters of our lottery, we are proud to declare that £1.2m was raised in 2021, which represented 63% of the gross proceeds, after prizes and expenses. We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support from all of our lottery subscribers, which will ensure the continuation of our service into the future.