Palletforce Members Raise £5,000

During Palletforce’s AGM members hosted an evening event complete with a charity auction and raffle, and MAAC was one of two nominated beneficiaries.

Sarah Arnold, corporate fundraising manager with the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, said: “The charity relies on public generosity to operate and the support of key businesses is vital in ensuring the lifesaving charity can continue.

“The monies raised will directly save lives. Thank you to Palletforce for their wonderful support and a fantastic fundraising evening.”

Prizes in the auction included a signed Mo Farah photo montage, a McLaren cap signed by Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton and VIP tickets to an England/Australia cricket match.

Raffle prizes included a case of champagne, Apple iPad and a supercar experience.

“Once again our members have been incredibly generous and helped us to raise funds that will make a real difference to the two charities that do such brilliant work,” said Michael Conroy, chief executive of Palletforce.

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.