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Lewtrenchard to re-host luxury Charity lunches

Posted by on January 18th 2018 in Events, Fundraising

Lewtrenchard to re-host luxury Charity lunches
Lewtrenchard Manor to re-host luxury charity lunches Lewtrenchard Manor is raising funds for Devon Air Ambulance by cooking up luxury dinners for gourmet-loving guests. Find out how to book here.

Lewtrenchard Manor to re-host luxury charity lunches

Devon Air Ambulance is thrilled to once again be supported by Lewtrenchard Manor House as it runs its luxurious lunches in support of the Charity. The restaurant will serve meticulously prepared meals throughout January, February and March.

Those looking for a tasty weekend treat can tuck into a two-course lunch and support Devon Air Ambulance at the same time, so there’s every reason to treat yourself.  Lunches...

Giving Tuesday

Posted by on November 20th 2017 in Events, Fundraising, General discussion, Lottery, Retail

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is your opportunity to pledge your support to Devon Air Ambulance, by being part of a global day of giving something back.

Giving Tuesday immediately follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so after doing some early Christmas shopping or buying yourself something special, you can give something back to your local community. Giving Tuesday is a day all about supporting a special charity and we think we fit the bill.

As an independent charity, we rely wholly on the generosity of people, businesses and the communities of Devon to raise the vital funds needed to keep our helicopters airborne. It...

Devon Air Ambulance announce the winners of their last Grand Summer Draw

Posted by on October 20th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Devon Air Ambulance announce the winners of their last Grand Summer Draw

Thank you to everyone who has supported us in this year’s Grand Summer Draw (GSD); you have helped to raise an incredible £39,000 and we are delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Grand Summer Draw prizes:

Carol Timms of Okehampton is our 1st prize winner and is now the proud owner of a Mazda2, kindly donated by Vospers Exeter. Carol bought the winning ticket from our volunteer David Weeks.

2nd prize was presented to Grace Rowe of Barnstaple who won a break for 2 at the Pad Apartment in South Devon, kindly donated by Mr David Quick....

Experience Some Disney Magic on Fireworks Night

Posted by on October 9th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Experience Some Disney Magic on Fireworks Night

The year has flown by and it’s time once again for the Exeter Round Table Fireworks Display. We are very lucky to be supported by Devon’s largest pyro-musical display again this year and we are even more excited than ever at this year’s theme – Disney!

The event itself is more than just a fireworks display – it’s a full-on fairground! With a great range of food and drink stalls as well as a selection of thrilling rides.

Not only is it a great firework display but it’s a great cause to support too. The main charity being supported this year is...

Equine Fair supports Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on September 19th 2017 in Charity of the year, Events

Equine Fair supports Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) which is celebrating 25 years of service is the chosen charity for the Westcountry Equine Fair 2017.

The Westcountry Equine Fair, (Westpoint, Exeter on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December) now in its twenty first year, hosts a wide selection of educational, competitive and entertaining demonstrations in the indoor arena including: Beverley Brightman sponsored by Horsehage (dressage rider & trainer); Alexander Bragg event rider (Sunday); Grant Bazin – The horseman; Junior Show Jumping; a native breed parade and many more.

There will also be the BETA sponsored Equestrian Knowledge Zone. You can ask advice from a selection...

Calling All Heroes!

Posted by on September 8th 2017 in Events, Fundraising, General charity

Be a Hero

As part of National Air Ambulance week (NAAW), from 11 to 17 September Devon Air Ambulance is looking for your support! This annual event helps to raise awareness about the vital and lifesaving work that is carried out by air ambulances across the UK, with charities like ours receiving additional support from local communities, businesses and individuals.

This year, Devon Air Ambulance is inviting our supporters to hold their very own Be a Hero day.

Devon Air Ambulance’s Be a Hero Day is a great way to fundraise, whether it’s in your school, college or business. To get involved, all you need...

Summer Celebration BBQ success for the Hermitage Inn

Posted by on August 14th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Summer Celebration BBQ success for the Hermitage Inn

On Sunday 16th July 2017, The Hermitage Inn, a delightful local pub in the estuary town of Kingsbridge, held a Summer Celebration BBQ in support of Devon Air Ambulance and The Royal Voluntary Service.

With live music performed in the beautiful garden by Totnes based duo ‘The Craving’ and solo performer Crystal, and with the sun shining all afternoon the well-attended event was enjoyed by all.

The BBQ raised £69.34 for Devon Air Ambulance, bringing the Hermitage Inn’s overall fundraising to a fantastic £690.15.

Land lady Anna McKenna stated “It’s always great to see people...

Black Torrington Bicycle Club sponsored cycle for Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on August 4th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Black Torrington Bicycle Club sponsored cycle for Devon Air Ambulance

5 members of the Black Torrington Bicycle Club completed a 92-mile cycle in support of Devon Air Ambulance (DAA).

Team members John, Mary, Steve, Polly and Ian set off from Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 1st July 2017 and reached their destination of Ilfracombe in just 11 hours. The team raised £1257.32 in sponsorship with Gift Aid still to be claimed.

The team were supported by Sally and her horsebox George, providing refreshments and repairs on route, as well as transport the bicycles to the start and from the finish. 

Thanks goes to Morrisons of Tavistock and...

The Lord Mayor of Exeter to attend the Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir Concert at Exeter Cathedral

Posted by on August 2nd 2017 in Events, Fundraising

The Lord Mayor of Exeter to attend the Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir Concert at Exeter Cathedral

The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Lesley Robson, will be in attendance at the Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir’s (BSMVC) Concert on Saturday 5th August at Exeter Cathedral.

The gala Concert, which is being held in support of Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) in celebration of their 25th year of service, is sure to be a sensational event. Tickets are on sale at Exeter Cathedral box office at £15 for front nave and £12 for side and rear nave, with concession discounts at £10 and £8 for students, £6 and £5 for children.

The concert, at 7:30pm on...

The Top 5 Cake Ideas for 2017’s Bake Off for Take Off

Posted by on July 28th 2017 in Events, Fundraising, General charity, General discussion

The Top 5 Cake Ideas for 2017’s Bake Off for Take Off

If you’ve been baking masterpieces your whole life, or have never cracked an egg but love decadent pudding, we have the perfect event for you!

With National Air Ambulance Week from the 11-17th of September, Devon Air Ambulance is helping you to organise your very own “Bake Off for Take Off” event during this week to help raise funds to support the charity.

Whether it’s a coffee morning at the office, a school bake sale, or just at home with friends, we want to help you plan and host your own cake event. For those excited to get baking, we’ve come up with...



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