A big thank you to our communities for helping to save lives across Yorkshire. Thank you for sharing your inspirational fundraising stories!

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JUL 21

Bingley Belles

Bingley Belles raise £2,761 for YAA

Thank you to the Bingley Belles who have raised £2,761 for YAA

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JUN 21

Agglethorpe Charity Clay Day staff with a cheque for the YAA

Agglethorpe Charity Clay helps to keep YAA saving lives

A huge thank you to Tim Gibson and his team for supporting Yorkshire Air Ambulance at their recent Charity Clay Day at the Agglethorpe Estate in beautiful Coverdale

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JUN 21

Usworth Guides - fundraisers for YAA

First Usworth Guides Abseil for YAA

Four Rangers and three Leaders from the First Usworth Guides 'hung' over the edge of Langley Castle and then abseiled down to raise funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

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JUN 21

Esme

Esme’s Big Adventure raises big funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Esme and her dad Andy went on a big adventure on the May Bank Holiday and challenged themselves to walk 30 miles whilst camping in the Yorkshire Dale to raise funds for YAA.

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MAY 21

Robin Hood Under 10s

Robin Hood Under 10s raise £250 for YAA in memory of Ian Stewart

Robin Hood Under 10s FC from Wakefield has raised £250 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in memory of their coaches friend, Ian Stewart who was airlifted by us in October 2018 and sadly passed away.

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MAY 21

Clark Sculptures

Leeds based artist creates minature Marcelo Bielsa sculptures to fund air ambulance

Clark Scupturesl has created minature sculptures to raise vital funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Cieran Bingham and Martin House.

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MAY 21

A lady from Streethouse Post office

Street House Post Office raise over £1,000 for YAA

We’d like to say a very big thank you and well done to Sue at Street House Post Office and all the fabulous customers who have now raised over £1000 for YAA

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APR 21

YAA Fundraisers

Wensleydale Treasure Hunt raises over £100

After having to cancel twice due to Covid restrictions, Ruth Dent organised a scaled-down Treasure Hunt as an assignment for part of her University Hospitality Degree course.  Ruth was hoping to publicise and advertise the event far and wide but to keep within Government guidelines, she decided to invite less than 10 people to avoid the risk of being fined for organising a big gathering.

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APR 21

Coffees & Crepes for donations from a van on their drive

Coffees and Crepes raise over £400

Mother and daughter duo raise over £400 selling coffees and crepes from their van

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FEB 21

Lawnscience

Lawnscience £20 pledge with every lawn care programme

A big thank you to Dean Goodall at Lawnscience for pledging £20 to the YAA for anyone who signs up to their lawn care programme

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FEB 21

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust generous £5,000 donation

Thank you to the employees of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust for donating an impressive £5,000 to the YAA through Pennies from Heaven.

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FEB 21

George Young Fundraising for the YAA

George has climbed Mount Everest 70 times for his 70th birthday for YAA!

George Young, a joiner at Portakabin in York has been using his beloved Versaclimber, to climb the height of Mount Everest (8,848m / 29,029ft) a mind-blowing 70 times before his 70th birthday on 14th February.  That’s a magnificent total of 619,360 metres (2,032,021ft) in six months, all achieved in time for his birthday on Valentine’s Day…just a mere 385 miles!

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FEB 21

Collet Lain raises money for the YAA

YAA volunteer’s £860 cash boost for the Charity

 A big thank you to Colette Lain, one of our newly recruited volunteers who has arranged three seperate events of her own over the last year and has raised a fantastic £860 for the YAA! Having joined us just before lockdown, Colette has not been to any YAA events this year with our team, but made sure she could support the charity in her own way by holding her own raffles.

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JAN 21

Clothing Banks at Sewell

Forecourt retailer helps to keep air ambulances flying

Since the arrival of the first clothing banks in 2014, members of the public have donated 16 tonnes of second-hand clothing, shoes and household fabrics per year, which equates to more than £20,000 raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance charity over more than six years.

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JAN 21

CMS Distribution Staff

CMS Distribution raise an impressive £5,279 for YAA

CMS Distribution raise an impressive £5,279 for YAA

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JAN 21

Image of Wilf & Marjorie Gill's House with Christmas Lights

Wilf & Marjorie Gill raise £2100 for the YAA by lighting up their house for Christmas

Wilf & Marjorie Gill decorated their house in thousands of Christmas lights, inviting people along and collecting donations, raising a massive £2,100.

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DEC 20

Masham Golf Club with a cheque

YAA Charity of the Year for Masham Golf Club

A huge thank you to Masham Golf Club’s Captain Terry Jobling and all the members who, during such a turbulent year, still managed to raise a magnificent £3702.

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DEC 20

Crystal Cup Dressage Team

Crystal Cup Dressage Team raise £670 for YAA

Thank you to The Crystal Cup Dressage Team, based in Harrogate who have raised £670 this year for the YAA by holding two, low key socially distanced Dressage events.  

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DEC 20

Lin Stead Christmas angels with a cheque

Christmas angels fundraising idea has wings

More than £600 has been raised so far for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance through a Christmas angels fundraising appeal

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DEC 20

Caledonian Plywood staff

Caledonian Plywood’s generous cash boost for YAA

A big thank you to Caledonian Plywood for their generous donation of £1,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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