Schools, workplaces and community groups are invited to join Devon Air Ambulance in raising funds through bake sales and dressing up as their heroes in support of the Charity.

National Air Ambulance Week (NAAW) takes place the second week of September each year, this year from 9th-15th September. 

It’s an opportunity for local air ambulances to come together with a united voice to promote the hard work that goes on not only during that week, but throughout the year.

It's never too early to get involved and begin organising an event for this year’s National Air Ambulance Week:

We encourage our supporters to jump on board with one of (or both of) our NAAW events,’ says Caroline Creer, Fundraising and Communications Director at Devon Air Ambulance. 

It’s a great opportunity to bring people together in the workplace, in schools or in communities, to have some fun and to raise funds for your  local Air Ambulance. Last year it cost £7.5 million to keep Devon’s Air Ambulances flying, and as a Charity that is 100% independent of Government and National Lottery money raised or donated by our fundraisers and supporters really does help save lives locally.

Those keen to sell baked goods as part of the Devon Air Ambulance Bake off for Take Off activity or to dress as their personal hero for the Be A Hero part of the week-long awareness campaign can get support in the form of banners, collection buckets and more from the Charity by completing a form.

Tell us about your National Air Ambulance Week antics! We'd love to see your pictures.

Pictured above: a Land Girl; Rene Artois of All' Allo' fame; St George; the Red Power Ranger and the Artful Dodger.