The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Perrigo Company plc, has donated £18,000 to Devon Air Ambulance Trust as their chosen Charity. As one of the leading global healthcare suppliers, Perrigo vote for a different charity every year to receive the foundation’s generous donation.
This year, Devon Air Ambulance Trust received the winning vote from approximately 500 Braunton Perrigo Employees. Karen Spurling, Director of Human Resources, says, “The Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation is a private, non-profit organization wholly funded by Perrigo Company plc. The Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to non-profit organizations that enhance the health, well-being and education of individuals and families in communities that Perrigo serves”.
Perrigo’s mission is realised in its choice to support Devon Air Ambulance Trust this year. Caroline Creer, Director of Fundraising at Devon Air Ambulance Trust, says, “Perrigo’s ethos is completely in line with our own. Our service provides essential life-saving treatment in our community, and we could not be more thankful for the contribution Perrigo has made. Because of their support, we extend the gratitude of multiple families who now have more time with their loved ones due to the multiple airlifts Perrigo has funded. They have truly made a difference in the lives of the community they serve, and should be proud of their benefaction”.
Perrigo’s Managing Director & Vice President of Perrigo UK, Russell Howard presented the funds to Caroline Creer on Wednesday 21st January.
Pictured: Perrigo’s Managing Director & Vice President of Perrigo UK, Russell Howard presents cheque to Director of Fundraising at Devon Air Ambulance Trust, Caroline Creer