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We've had our busiest ever year!

GWAAC News - January
Hi reader,

Welcome to January's newsletter and to 2017, a year which promises to be an exciting one for the charity. We've totted up the figures and 2016 was our busiest year ever! In total we were called to 1735 missions (80 more than in 2015), which is an average of almost 5 incidents a day.
Santa and GWAAC visit the Bristol Children's Hospital
How far would you go to support GWAAC? 10km, 50km or even 100km?! How about 10,000 stairs up the Great Wall of China?

There's still time to sign up for one of these amazing events. Join Team GWAAC, challenge yourself and help raise some of the £2.6 million we need each year to stay operational.

Battle of Lansdown, Bath (19 March 2017) Tackle 10km of extreme terrain with 35 different obstacles!
Take on the 60ft water slide at the Battle of Lansdown!
Battle of Lansdown
Nightrider, Bristol (1 July 2017) A bike ride with a difference - it's in the dark! Choose your distance and get your lights at the ready!
Could you take on the night to keep us flying?
Nightrider
Great Wall of China  (September 2018) Seven and a half days of trekking. 10,000 gruelling steps to climb. Walk in the footsteps of the Ming Dynasty and help keep us flying.
Great Wall of China
With no day-to-day government, lottery or NHS funding, your donations and fundraising continue to help us keep saving lives, lives like John from Wiltshire.

On 4 December 2015 John started his new job, but that was to be the only day he spent there. On his way home that day, John was involved in a high-speed collision with another car, leaving him with life-threatening injuries. Thanks to our crew's work, John has made an excellent recovery.
Read John's story
If you'd like to keep up to date with what we're up to, please do follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
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With best wishes,

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
 
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