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Old 12-11-07, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default Yorkshire Air Ambulance

With Melodys off at the weekend, and a rather odd trend that seems to be affecting the org at the mo - I'd like to setup a donation page for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

They came to Melodys rescue, where it would have taken an ambulance ages to find us - if you havn't seen the pages about the off, she is OK and recovering.

Unless there is already one setup by this site, I'll create one - and you can donate directly to them (unless a site admin wants to do it?).

On their site http://www.yaa.org.uk/ there are details of how you can donate as a one off:

http://www.justgiving.com/yaac

Making a donation by text is the quick and easy way to lend your support
Text HELI to 84010 to make a £3.00 donation
Text YAAC to 84010 to make a £1.50 donation


This is just an idea, but I'd really like to get something done - as a bit of a thankyou.
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Old 12-11-07, 01:11 PM   #2
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Old 12-11-07, 03:50 PM   #3
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I've just made a donation.

They need all the help they can get.
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Old 12-11-07, 06:19 PM   #4
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Good call.
+1, they do do a good job.
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Old 12-11-07, 06:21 PM   #5
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Great idea.

We were only discussing yesterday how disgusting it is that the government don't fund air ambulances.

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Old 12-11-07, 09:05 PM   #6
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An excellent suggestion, just to further it more, bikers at Squires did a do for the ambulance not too long ago. A local bikers life was saved due to them, although (i think) he'd suffered paralysis in some degree. The ambulance decended on Squires and was publicised by Richard Hammond on a morning program recently...

We attended the' perverts in leather' rally a couple of years ago and a lot of proceeds went to the local air ambulance in Derby, perhaps if there were a lot of attendees, we could get a collection at the AR next year and donate then??? perhaps a little difficult, but what would folk think to that? Or donate to the local one to the AR??
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