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East Devon Law support Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Posted by on March 12th 2015 in business on board, Charity of the year, Events, Fundraising, General charity

East Devon Law support Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Fundraisers at Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) are celebrating the announcement that specialist private client law practice, East Devon Law, has continued to support them as its charity of the year.

The Ottery St Mary based firm was founded in 2012 by Chartered Legal Executive and private client law specialist Ian Hunt with the aim of providing affordable and accessible legal advice which is not driven by financial targets.  He already supports DAAT by giving talks to groups and societies on legal issues and requests a donation to DAAT in lieu of any expenses or charge for speaking. He will also...

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,...

ABode gives Christmas Cheer to Air Ambulance Crew

Posted by on December 23rd 2014 in business on board, General charity, Operational

ABode gives Christmas Cheer to Air Ambulance Crew

There are many people who work over the Christmas and New Year period, due to the nature of their job.  Devon Air Ambulance crews, along with all other ambulance and emergency services are no different.

Heléna Holt, Chief Executive of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said “I would like to thank Matt Collins and Michael Caines of ABode who have gone that extra mile and are cooking and delivering our Exeter on duty crew with a special festive lunch on Christmas Day. This is an amazing and generous thing to do and really does encompass the true spirit of Christmas, where we...

New Finance Director at Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on December 19th 2014 in business on board, General charity

New Finance Director at Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) has appointed Chartered Accountant Dave Hawes as its new Finance Director, replacing Steve Tupper who is retiring after 12 years in the role.

Thirty-three year old Dave has previously worked in Sydney for top 10 accountancy practice BDO after qualifying in London with H W Fisher and for the past 5 years has been working in Exeter for Capita Asset Services.

Heléna Holt, DAAT Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to welcome Dave to the Charity. He brings a wealth of experience with him having worked at a high level in several distinguished firms.

“Steve will be a...

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.
 

Successful day for Dragons on the Exe - 2014

Posted by on October 7th 2014 in business on board, Charity of the year, Events, Fundraising, General charity, Volunteering

Successful day for Dragons on the Exe - 2014

Devon Air Ambulance Trust was delighted to host their first Dragon Boat Festival on the River Exe on Saturday 27 September with 9 teams competing to be become top dragon!

Businesses/teams taking part were Alcoa, Crisp Professional Development, Francis Clark, The Old Guys, RD&E Hospital (Wonford, Exeter) and South West Highways.

Caroline Creer, Fundraising Director of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said “We would like to thank all of the teams who took part, and who raised sponsorship for the Charity.  Our staff, volunteers and aircrew also got involved and in fact our two boats were up against each other in one of...

Its a maize maze time at Darts Farm

Posted by on August 5th 2014 in business on board, Fundraising

Its a maize maze time at Darts Farm

If you go along to Darts Farm, even if you have been there lots of times before, you could get lost, but it’s all in the name of Charity!

The fantastic team at Darts Farm have once again put together their fabulous Maize Maze to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Caroline Creer, Fundraising Director of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said “We are delighted to be working once again with the Darts Farm team and the maize maze is such a great fun way to raise funds for the Charity and a cost effective way to keep the kids busy for...

From Devon to New York: A Runner's Story

Posted by on July 7th 2014 in business on board, Fundraising

From Devon to New York: A Runner's Story

Tracy Lambert (pictured on left) will be travelling all the way across the pond to New York, to run the TCS New York City Marathon in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust. She will be travelling to the Big Apple this autumn with her husband Neil and children Katy and James for her 50th birthday celebrations. This milestone won’t just be marked by sightseeing, but by participating in the famous marathon on the 2nd November.

Tracy isn’t just running for herself, but with the purest intentions of giving back to the local community. “I am looking forward to raising money for...

Tozers Solicitors get on board

Posted by on June 12th 2014 in business on board, Fundraising

Tozers Solicitors LLP is delighted to have chosen Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) as their charity of the year for 2014. A little known fact is that a few years ago one of the firm’s partners had to be airlifted following an equestrian accident. Tozers’ previous charities of the year include FORCE Cancer Charity based at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and Devon Wildlife Trust.

The phrase that is commonly misattributed to Marie Antoinette of: “Let them eat cake” certainly goes down well at Tozers. Sweet-toothed staff and partners have enjoyed a variety of homemade fare in return for a...

Mid Devon Motorcycle Action Group Summer Bike Nights

Posted by on May 15th 2014 in business on board, Fundraising

Mid Devon Motorcycle Action Group are holding their Summer Bike Nights on the third Thursday of each month starting on 15th May. Proceeds in part go to Devon Air Ambulance Trust. As summer rolls in, more daylight and warmer temperatures set the scene for this perfect evening activity for any local biker. Motorcyclists can gather and share their stories of the road and discuss their bikes in detail with likeminded riders.

Summer Bike Nights are held at The Fisherman’s Cot in Bickleigh and start at 7pm. Entry donation of £2 per bike enter riders into a raffle that is drawn...



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