Aintree University Hospital team conquers Snowdon

On Saturday 8 September, a team of doctors, nurses, radiographers, domestics and administrators from Aintree University Hospital’s Interventional Radiology team has conquered Snowdon – the third highest mountain in the UK reaching 1085m. According to Clare Grant, interventional radiology nurse, the weather was ‘wet, wild and cold’ and conditions were so ‘tough’ that a few…
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£300,000 donation to fund helipad at GWAAC new air base

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) today welcomed Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) Appeal to their air base. During the visit he met with representatives from GWAAC to find out more about their new air base, which is currently under construction in Almondsbury. The HELP Appeal is the only charity in the country…
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Vanity’ BMW event raises £1400

Father and son, Ed and Finn, 12, Gould from Southampton have hosted their third BMW vehicle exhibition at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu Manor which took place last month. They organised a raffle for the  3000 attendees and all of the proceeds, which totaled an amazing £1400, has been donated to the HELP Appeal….
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Wolverhampton Wheelers win Queen’s Award

Wolverhampton Wheelers, which provides ‘cycling opportunities for everyone all year, every year’ has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest award given to volunteer groups in the UK – for its extensive volunteer work and fundraising for several charities including the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding…
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Three Peaks Challenge for HELP Appeal supporter

Rob Mackley who owns Redbox Web Design has just become the latest member of Business Networking International (BNI). After hearing about fellow member and HELP Appeal fundraiser Lesley Knight’s story and how hospitals across the country are in urgent need of helipads, Rob was inspired to support the HELP Appeal. Rob who turned 40 this year believes…
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Wills & Legal Services Donation

The HELP Appeal was presented with a cheque for £16,805 from Mahima Sultana at Wills & Legal Services.   As part of their National Charity Wills Campaign they provide a free will service to all those wishing to make a donation to the HELP Appeal.

£250,000 donation to Kings College Hospital helipad

£2.25 million given so far for King’s College Hospital’s new helipad 162 patients brought to King’s by air ambulance in first year Average of four landings a week Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads – has presented a cheque for £250,000…
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