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Employees at Halesowen based Co-Op Logistics celebrated a year of fundraising by donating more than £1,000 to Midlands Air Ambulance on the 26th January.

The handover marked the end of the year-long fundraising initiative after the air ambulance was named as Charity of Choice for 2010. 250 depot employees took part in a variety of activities including monthly golf competitions, a sponsored car wash, World Cup barbeque and various coffee and cake mornings.

“We had a vote at the beginning of last year amongst all the employees and it was decided that Midlands Air Ambulance would be our Charity of Choice”, says Lisa Cappetta, Training Co-ordinator at Co-Op Logistics. “With it being a local Charity it received total support and I’m delighted to be able to hand over this money to such a worthwhile cause.”

A total of £1274.81 was donated to the Charity, £190 of which was raised through the sale of Midlands Air Ambulance merchandise. The money was raised through Midlands Air Ambulance ‘Business Matters’ scheme which has partnered a number of local businesses to enhance corporate social responsibility within the Midlands.

This was a great way to kick off the Charity’s 20th anniversary! Midlands Air Ambulance would like to thank all employees at Co-op Logistics for the huge effort they put into fundraising last year. Thank you


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.