Melmerby Festival, now in its third year, this year took place on 31st August. The afternoon raised a wonderful £498.26 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance all whilst showcasing great music and entertainment for families and creating a true community spirit.
Over the 3 years, the festival has raised a very impressive £1,652.13 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance – the majority of this being from a raffle that they do each year. The YAA would like to say a huge thank you to all those involved in organising, and of course, for the generosity of those attending on the day.
As in independent charity needing to raise £12,000 each day (4.4 million a year) to keep the two helicopters flying, maintained and saving lives across Yorkshire, we are so grateful for such incredible local support.