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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...

DAA Charity Lottery: 14 Years and £12 Million Raised

Posted by on July 11th 2016 in Lottery

DAA Charity Lottery: 14 Years and £12 Million Raised

This year we will be celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Devon Air Ambulance charity lottery, which was launched on 21st September 2001. Our lottery has now reached an impressive 37,000 playing members- that’s over 3% of the 1.1 million people living in Devon! Thanks to the participation of our members, the lottery has raised over £12 million for Devon Air Ambulance since it started, supporting the charity and helping to save thousands of lives.


Of course, we’ve also brightened the lives of lucky winners throughout Devon- after all, who wouldn’t want to win £1,350? That’s not even counting our previous Grand...

You flutter, we fly: join the DAA Lottery today!

Posted by on June 10th 2016 in Lottery

You flutter, we fly: join the DAA Lottery today!

Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) has been providing urgent medical assistance to people in Devon for nearly 25 years and has saved more than 22,000 lives thanks to the generous donations of the people, businesses and communities of Devon.

The DAA Lottery, which started on the 21st September 2001, was created to provide a regular income to support the service and is a significant contributor to the charity’s fundraising; over the past fourteen years the DAA Lottery has raised more than £12 million.

This year the DAA Lottery has reached record levels of membership with over 7,000 new players, bringing the...

Meet the DAAT Fundraising Team

Posted by on May 20th 2016 in Events, Fundraising, Lottery, Volunteering

Meet the DAAT Fundraising Team

Our fundraising team are here to offer you support for all of your fundraising events; from coffee mornings to marathons, we are here to help!

We are proud to be independent of Government and National Lottery funding and we rely on the generous support and donations of the people, businesses and communities of Devon.  No matter how big or small your event we can offer you advice and support, from posters, banners, collection boxes, buckets and balloons to press releases and promotion via our website and social media, we can even attend your event and host a stall when...

New look for Devon Air Ambulance Lottery as membership soars to over 35,000

Posted by on March 9th 2016 in Fundraising, General charity, Lottery

DAA Lottery reaches 35000

Fundraisers at Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) are celebrating after its in-house Lottery membership soared past the 35,000 membership mark on last Friday.

The DAA Lottery was launched in 2001 and in 2015 it contributed sales over £1.6 million to the charity which is funded solely by donations from the general public and local businesses. To date it has contributed in excess of £12 million to the cause clearly demonstrating its significance to DAA’s fundraising target of £5.5 million every year.

DAA Fundraising Director Caroline Creer said: “Our Lottery is run in-house at DAA’s headquarters and supported by a group of dedicated canvassers...

Our Lottery goes from strength to strength

Posted by on December 18th 2014 in Fundraising, General charity, Lottery

Our Lottery goes from strength to strength

It’s been quite a year for Devon Air Ambulance Trust’s in house Lottery, who have celebrated 30,000 playing members.

The charity funded service started its own in house lottery in September 2001 and since then it has gone from strength to strength.

The amount raised by DAAT Lottery members effectively this year will pay for 330 life-saving missions.  A huge achievement.

In 2013 sales of the Lottery equated to £1.35 million with over £900,000 donated back to the Trust (272 missions) after the deduction of the prize fund and minimal administration charges.

Caroline Creer, Fundraising Director of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said “Our first...

Our Charity Lottery goes from strength to strength

Posted by on January 10th 2014 in Lottery

Across Devon there are almost 29,000 playing members in the Charity’s own Lottery, a fantastic achievement for a lottery which is just 12 years old. 

Caroline Creer of Devon Air Ambulance Trust Lottery said “We are so grateful to the public for their on-going support in what we acknowledge is still hard times for so many people.  The community of Devon as a whole are so supportive of the Charity and we are humbled people continue to join and play our Lottery, as a way to support us on a regular basis.”

Figures published by the Gambling Commission show public support for...

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