What does Great North Air Ambulance take?

What items do Great North Air Ambulance take?

What items do you accept? It’s not just clothing that we accept! We also welcome curtains, towels, handbags, belts, shoes in pairs and bedding (apart from quilts and pillows). Mobile phones, books and inkjet cartridges are also welcome donations, however, we ask that you please bag these separately from any clothing.

What can you put in air ambulance charity bags?

What items can I donate? We accept clothing, household linens, shoes in pairs, and handbags. We also accept mobile phones and used inkjet cartridges; please donate these in a separate bag.

Do air ambulances collect door to door?

We would like to warn Londoners to be aware of a door-to-door company calling themselves the ‘Air Ambulance Service’. This is not a registered charity and London’s Air Ambulance is not receiving any donations from this service.

How much does it cost to run the Great North Air Ambulance?

Although great strides have been taken to safeguard to service, past experience has taught the charity never to take the support of the public for granted. In the 2017/18 financial year, it cost £5.17m to operate the service.

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What items do air ambulance accept?

In addition to clothing we take curtains, towels, handbags, belts, shoes in pairs, and bedding, apart from quilts and pillows. We do not collect bric a brac but will happily take books in a separate bag.

What happens to air ambulance clothes?

Once we know where items belong, stock will be spruced up and possibly even dry cleaned before being passed on for resale, making them like new and perfect as a gift to yourself or others. For items that aren’t suitable for reselling, these are sent on elsewhere, recycled or disposed of.

Can you put toys in charity bins?

Those who want to get rid of their old pile of books, antique jewellery, clothes, toys, household appliances games, furniture etc. can bring them all here. Although you are welcome to donate things here, you could also make some money by selling your old things in these flea markets.

Can you put books in charity bins?

Most will accept them if they are in fairly good condition. Charity recycling is a great alternative to throwing away your old books. Another option is to take them to your local library, doctors surgery, school or playgroup.

How do you dispose of old books UK?

If there’s no way you can sell or give away your books, contact your local council or recycling centre and ask if they can do anything to help recycle your books. Don’t throw them in your recycling bin; they need a specialist recycler to look at them to judge whether they’re recyclable.

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Are air ambulance collecting clothes?

Your unwanted clothes, bags and shoes can help keep us flying. Just drop them off at our nearest clothing bank to you – it couldn’t be simpler! … Fill up with the items listed below, leave on your kerbside in drivers view and we’ll be round to collect on the date given on the bag.

How long does it take for an air ambulance to arrive?

How long will it take for the air ambulance to reach me? The air ambulance is usually airborne within four minutes. It flies at 140mph and reaches most locations in fifteen minutes. Flights to rural areas may take a little longer.