Air ambulance needs volunteers

11:51 13 November 2012

Volunteers are needed to help keep the charity running

Volunteers are needed to help keep the charity running

Archant

AN AIR ambulance charity is hoping to raise more than £1,800 next month - but needs volunteers to help.

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) is holding two fundraising bag packing sessions on December 14-15 at Sainsbury’s in Worle.

The charity has to raise about £1.5million a year to keep operational and the money raised this week will ensure it can attend more potentially life-saving emergency calls in the future.

A GWAAC spokesman said its crews attend an average of 20 incidents a month in Weston but needs volunteers this week to help its fundraising bid.

Anyone who can give up an hour or more between 10am-5pm on either day can call Emma on 01179 699344 or email fundraising@gwaac.com

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