£24,000 donated to Midlands Air Ambulance Charity by Jaguar Land Rover Solihull

20.03.13

Since 2011, employees from Jaguar Land Rover’s advanced manufacturing plant in Solihull has raised in excess of £24,000.

This has been raised through a variety of means including collections and hosting several Land Rover Driving Experience Days at the Lode Lane facility. Midlands Air Ambulance Charity was one of the charities chosen by employees to support.

“We are delighted to have raised this sum. It is a fantastic cause and our staff have been committed to supporting the charity”, commented Sharon Gray, Chair of the Solihull plant’s Charity Committee.

Sarah Arnold, Corporate Fundraising Manager, added:” The generous support from Jaguar Land Rover employees in Solihull has been tremendous. The monies raised equates to nine missions, which is on average, how many times Midlands Air Ambulance are out each day”.

OPERATIONS STATISTICS:
Missions completed since 1991: 50,563 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts on average four horse riders each week.