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Onelife Training pledges support for Devons Air Ambulance charity staff

Posted by on April 15th 2015 in business on board, Charity of the year, Fundraising, General charity, Retail

Carole Johnson of Onelife

Devon Air Ambulance Trust is the Charity which raises the funds to keep Devon’s two Air Ambulances flying.  Although a Charity Heléna Holt, Chief Executive explained “To be a successful charity, no matter what size, it is essential that staff and volunteers receive the right training in order to run the Charity as effectively as possible.”

Carole Johnson, MD of Onelife Training UK Ltd said “My husband had a very bad accident but unfortunately it was out dealing with another incident at the time, so I know how important your service is in saving lives.

“Onelife Training UK Ltd is a local...

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...

Steve Knightley Plays Charity Gig for Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Posted by on January 28th 2015 in Charity of the year, Fundraising

Steve Knightley Plays Charity Gig for Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Celebrated acoustic musician, Steve Knightley, kicked off his 2015 Grow your own Gig tour at Newton St Cyres Parish Hall in aid of Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) on 15th January. Organised by Exeter Eastgate Rotary Club, the gig contributed to the Rotary’s fundraising, as they have chosen DAAT as their Charity they wish to support during their President’s year.

Nicola Baker, President of Exeter Eastgate said, “It was truly an amazing evening and a brilliant way to promote the work of DAAT & Rotary”.

The lively evening not only included the music, but also a raffle, a bar serving Yellowhammer...

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...

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...

Torquay Cricket Club Choose Devon Air Ambulance as 2014 Charity of the Year

Posted by on May 12th 2014 in Charity of the year, Fundraising

Torquay Cricket Club has chosen Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) as their Charity of the Year for the 2014 season. From the exciting matches to the many other activities they host, such as club nights, part of the proceeds from these events will go to Devon Air Ambulance Trust. 

Supporting a local charity is part of the Club’s ethos, as they stand by the importance of community responsibility. Robert Dickinson (pictured right, with Tracy Owen of Devon Air Ambulance Trust), President of the club, says, “Torquay Cricket Club is very pleased to identify DAAT as our Charity of the...

We are the official local charity partner for Exeters Great West Run

Posted by on May 8th 2014 in business on board, Charity of the year, Fundraising

delighted to say that we have been chosen as the Official Local Charity Partner’ for Exeter's Great West Run on 19 October 2014.

We have some bond places up for grabs - does one have your name on it?

If you want to be entered into our ballot we’d love to hear from you. Simply email fundraising@daat.org or write to us at 5 Sandpiper Court, Harrington Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NS marked ‘GWR ballot’.  You should include your full contact details and a short explanation of why you would like to run for Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Maybe you are looking for a personal challenge or...

HSBC Teignmouth support Charity after staff member is airlifted

Posted by on February 25th 2014 in business on board, Charity of the year, Events, Fundraising

The Teignmouth branch of HSBC is proud to announce that Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) is their chosen charity of the year, for the second year in a row.  Whilst all staff recognise that Devon's Air Ambulances are crucial for the county, one particular lady has an even greater reason to show her support.

Emma Oxley, who has worked at the Teignmouth branch of HSBC for 28 years, is a keen horse rider and has ridden the hills and dales of Devon for many years.  Things didn’t quite go to plan, however, on 21st June 2012.

Emma was riding with friends in...

Masons Kings support Devons Air Ambulances

Posted by on February 14th 2014 in business on board, Charity of the year, Events, Fundraising

Masons Kings, the South West’s leading Agricultural & Grounds care dealer announced today they will be proudly supporting Devon Air Ambulance Trust throughout 2014 in all of their events and marketing campaigns.

The announcement is linked in with the launch of the “Masons Kings Big Event”, their own Agricultural & Turf Machinery show held at Westpoint Arena, Exeter on 11th February. Over 8,000 existing customers have been invited, with other marketing creating widespread interest throughout the South West. This event has been unique and an exciting opportunity for Masons Kings 

Devon Air Ambulance Trust is working along-side Masons Kings for the rest...



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