Rotary e-Club South West Peninsula


Charity Number: 1193829

Our sole focus of our Rotary Club for this Coronation Virtual Balloon Race is to raise funds for the Children's Air Ambulance, which provides a national service, changing the face of paediatric and neonatal care through the high-speed transfer of critically ill babies and children and flying them from one hospital to another for specialist care.

The two clinically designed helicopters provide a flying intensive care unit for babies and children and work with 10 NHS paediatric retrieval teams across the UK, enabling them to bring their specialist equipment on board to safely transfer their patients from one hospital to another. If a child is too sick to fly the Children’s Air Ambulance will fly a specialist team directly to them.

All transfers of critically ill babies and children carry an inherent risk – the longer a child is out of hospital the greater the risk. With the Children’s Air Ambulance’s ability to fly approximately four times faster than a land ambulance the service can minimise travel times and risk.

The Children’s Air Ambulance receives no government funding and relies entirely on voluntary donations to raise the £3,500 needed for every mission. Your support will help to keep hope alive for these patients and their families.

For more information visit: www.childrensairambulance.org.uk

Our fundraising target is: £1000

Gross monies raised so far: £228

Supporters so far: 16

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  • Brian 1 joined the race on May 11, 2021, 3:59 PM

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  • CA City 1 joined the race on May 11, 2021, 9:43 AM

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  • CA City 3 joined the race on May 11, 2021, 9:43 AM

  • Carol joined the race on May 10, 2021, 5:12 PM

  • Libster joined the race on May 8, 2021, 10:20 AM

  • Booty joined the race on May 8, 2021, 10:20 AM

  • Balloon joined the race on May 7, 2021, 9:59 AM