How do I stop air ambulance donations?

You can cancel your direct debit directly through your bank. Let us know you’re cancelling or enquire about changes to your monthly donation by calling 0800 8 40 20 40. How do I join the lifesaving lottery?

What happens to clothes donated to air ambulance?

The money generated through clothing collections and the recycling of office supplies is reinvested back into the charity. This allows us to keep flying and to keep developing the service through the introduction of new equipment and life-saving techniques.

Do Air Ambulance collect donations?

Yes we do. Please contact our In Memory Team, who can provide collection tins and donation envelopes.

How do I cancel my Essex and Herts Air Ambulance?

If you wish to change or cancel and direct debit for a lottery membership, please call us on 0345 2417 688 and if possible have your lottery membership number to hand. If you wish to change or cancel for a third party we will need a reason for the change.

Are toys classed as bric-a-brac?

Bric-a-brac often includes toys, but these may be more vintage in nature than, say, modern electronic toys.

Are charities accepting donations during lockdown?

Like all non-essential retail, charity shops across the country are closed at the moment until lockdown restrictions ease. However, thanks to platforms like Depop and eBay, many charity shops are continuing to trade online with some still accepting donations, albeit in alternative ways.

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Do air ambulances go door to door?

Yes, we do. We have a team of professional fundraisers who go door-to-door asking if residents would like to support Thames Valley Air Ambulance by setting up a Direct Debit to play our lottery.

How do air ambulances raise money?

Request a fundraising pack

Interested in fundraising for London’s Air Ambulance? This can be as simple as appealing to friends and family for donations, to planning a bingo night at your local village hall, to a charity ball.

Do clothing banks take shoes?

Clothes (textile) banks will recycle all clothing and textiles in any condition. You can also drop off good quality shoes (resalable condition).

How many air ambulances are there in Essex?

Since fundraising began in 1997, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance has flown over 20,000 missions, and is deployed, on average, six times per day.

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.

Founded 1997
Staff (2020) 75
Volunteers (2020) 400

What area does magpas cover?

We serve the communities of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and across the East of England and are dispatched by both the East of England and the East Midlands Ambulance Service Trusts – caring for a population of over 10 million.

Ambulance in action