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Perrigo Charitable Foundation Donate Incredible Amount to Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Posted by on January 27th 2015 in business on board, Fundraising

Perrigo Charitable Foundation Donate Incredible Amount to Devon Air Ambulance Trust

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,...

Dartmouth Golf Club Ladies Team Raise Great Amount for Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on January 21st 2015 in Charity of the year, Fundraising

Dartmouth Golf Club Ladies Team Raise Great Amount for Devon Air Ambulance

The Dartmouth Golf Club Ladies Team raised £2574 for Devon Air Ambulance Trust as their chosen Charity for 2014. The year was filled with drive-ins, dinners and of course a ‘pig race’. The pig race consisted of setting off toy pigs with different batteries, with one coming out the victor.

Sylvia Shalders, captain of the Ladies Team, says, “Thank you to all of our members for supporting the Charity I chose for this year. We support Devon Air Ambulance Trust because as golfers, we can be very vulnerable and it is a comfort to know the service is available to...

TrekFest

Posted by on January 16th 2015 in Fundraising

TrekFest

Fancy doing a Trek for DAAT? TrekFest is offering brilliant challenges for 2015!

Brecon Beacons National Park on 6th & 7th June

Peak District National Park 5th & 6th September

 

Links are below to sign up, as well as brochures about each adventure:

 

Beacons
13 miles

29 miles

54 miles
 

Peaks

13 miles

27 miles

54 miles

 

Please click here for Beacons brochure.

Please click here for Peaks brochure.

Please click here for images.

 

 

World Record Attempt Skydive

Posted by on January 12th 2015 in Events, Fundraising

Want to be a part of a World Record attempt Skydive? You have until 1st February to claim one of our last Charity spots! Contact Skydive UK for more details. 

Businesses on Board 2014

Posted by on December 12th 2014 in business on board

Businesses on Board 2014

What an amazing year it's been with our fantastic business on board supporters.  Here's a round up in photos.
 

A Bumper Festive Ruby Country Market

Posted by on November 20th 2014 in Fundraising

The traditional style Ruby Country Market offers the best of the West Country. Averaging 200 stalls, it brings together artisans, traders, and growers giving attendees a chance to browse the community’s premium wares from a vast range of local businesses, talent and charities. This is the third Festive Market to be held and as the plans come together, it is promising to be rather special.

 

The Ruby Country Market was established in 2012 to provide an enticing venue where the local economy could blossom.  A day at the market isn’t just a unique shopping opportunity, but attractions are also a staple...

Commodore's Charity Evening

Posted by on October 29th 2014 in Fundraising

Commodore's Charity Evening

Totnes Boating Association held their annual Commodore’s Charity Night on 19th September in aid of their chosen charity of the year, Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT). The evening took place in the clubhouse on Steamer Quay Road in Totnes, and was a lively occasion with a charity auction as the main event.

Gifts and pledges from the club’s members were auctioned by club member and DAAT paramedic Adrian Parker. Attendees cited Adrian’s enthusiasm in his auctioneer role as the motivation to bid and maximise funds raised. In total, £1620 were raised which was a record for the event.

Commodore Michael Greaves...

A Runner's Evening

Posted by on October 9th 2014 in Fundraising

A Runner's Evening

On the evening of 7 October, Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) and Tozers Solicitors LLP got together some of their Great West Run 2014 participants for a meet and greet at DAAT’s Exeter Airbase. Tozers are sponsoring this year’s event and DAAT are the local Charity partner.  Tozers runners are also supporting DAAT as part of larger fundraising efforts as their Charity of the Year.

DAAT organised the evening to give the runners an opportunity to learn more about the service they are supporting and to meet their fellow teammates before race day.

Nigel Hare, Operations Director at Devon Air Ambulance...

Pots Rodeo is Back Again!

Posted by on October 2nd 2014 in Events, Fundraising

Pots Rodeo is Back Again!

The always lively Pots Rodeo is back for another year hosted by Exeter University Canoe Club (EUCC) in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust. This white-water paddling competition will be held on 25th October at The Mill on the Exe.

The competition consists of two phases: The Rodeo, where paddlers have the opportunity to showcase their paddling skills and prowess, performing tricks on a standing wave, and the Boater-Exe, which is a head to head race through features, with the aim to be the first to cross the finish. Various rounds will be held to suit ability, and then a final...

Agatha Christie 1 Mile Sea Swim Results

Posted by on September 24th 2014 in Events, Fundraising

Agatha Christie 1 Mile Sea Swim Results

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Sea Swim! You should all be proud of yourselves. We hope you truly enjoyed the event, and look forward to seeing you next year!  Below are this years' results:



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