Importance of fundraising for YAA interview video:
BBC interview with Paul Gowland, Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) Director of Fundraising.Play Video
…serving a population of approximately 5 million people across 4 million acres.
…and they were the first Air Ambulance to own and operate a Dedicated Air Desk in the UK.
…The Nostell Priory Estate near Wakefield and RAF Topcliffe near Thirsk.
…medical care throughout Yorkshire, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
…by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance crews have a major impact on a patient’s chance of survival and subsequent quality of life.
…they need to raise £9,990 per day, which is equivalent to £3.6 million per year.
…the Yorkshire Air Ambulance‘s Business Supporters Network and we are named on their Roll of Honour.
…events, sponsorship and by providing them our products and services at cost price.
…and supporting YAA by looking after their mobile requirements, supplying 4G mobile phones, data sims and dongles.
…that we supply YAA, they are able to gain access to data when out in the helicopter much quicker and relay information back to the ground instantly.
…we do not make a profit from the charity and we help keep a tight rein on YAA’s telecoms spend via monthly audits.
“The benefits of us using Intouch Advance have been enormous. The savings to us in telephone costs since we started using them has been significantly high.”
Bruce Burns, Vice Chair, Yorkshire Air Ambulance