Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Gets A Few New Buddies!

Staff at Hereford based Hoople Ltd have voted to support Midlands Air Ambulance as their 2015 Charity of the Year.

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity will supersede St Michael’s Hospice as Charity of the Year and for whom Hoople BuddieS were successful in raising more than £20,000 over the past two years.

Hoople’s interim chief executive, Stephen Biggs, said: “As one of Hereford’s larger employers, we are keen to give something back to our local community. Midlands Air Ambulance is an excellent charity that receives no Government or National Lottery funding. I’m delighted that our staff have voted to support this very worthwhile charity and look forward to hearing more about the Hoople BuddieS’ fundraising plans.”

Sofia Voutianitis, corporate fundraising manager from Midlands Air Ambulance Charity said: “A fifth of all our air ambulance missions are carried out across Herefordshire and Worcestershire, so it is terrific to have the support from leading Hereford-based company, Hoople Ltd. We will work closely with the staff in creating fun and engaging fundraising activities and are already looking forward to the Valentine’s Quiz, which will help raise vital funds to keep our service in operation.”

OPERATIONS STATISTICS:
Missions completed since 1991: 49,869 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts up to three horse riders each week.