Your question: Do Air Ambulance collect donations?

What can you donate to air ambulance?

Our clothing bags are the quick and easy way to give us pre-loved items including clothing, household items and other items, including books and sports equipment. As with all of our donations, we want the best quality to make sure we keep people coming back to our stores.

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.

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.

How is air ambulance funded?

The Air Ambulance Service is funded entirely by donations as it neither receives nor seeks government, NHS or national lottery funding. It also helps to reduce the burden on the NHS and public purse by providing its vital services free of charge.

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What do clothing banks accept?

What you can donate: Clothes Banks

  • Adult and children’s clothing.
  • Socks.
  • Coats.
  • Underwear.
  • Paired shoes.
  • Handbags.
  • Linen.

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.

Do air ambulances take Bedlinens?

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.

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.