Story Homes raises thousands for ambulance charities

A charity partnership between two air ambulance charities and a property developer has raised almost £6,000.

Friday, 12th May 2017, 11:19 am
Updated Friday, 12th May 2017, 2:25 pm
Story Homes has been fund-raising for North West Air Ambulance

For the past twelve months Story Homes has been supporting the North West Air Ambulance Charity and the Great North Air Ambulance, with dedicated members of staff raising £5,944.From extreme sporting challenges to bake-offs, employees have spent the past year not only having fun but also raising funds for a charity which touches people’s hearts and lives. The air ambulance provides emergency pre-hospital care rescuing and transferring severely injured or ill patients.Employees across the business came together in fund-raising activities.Steve Errington, chief executive of Story Homes, said: “I am proud we have raised nearly £6,000 for these charities.“The air ambulance saves lives every day of the year and we’re proud to support them in any way we can. It’s great to see the energy, quite literally in some cases, that staff have put into organising and taking part in activities to raise money for a great cause.”Megan Edwards Nolan, corporate fund-raising officer at the North West Air Ambulance Charity, said: “We’d like to say a huge thank you to the entire team at Story Homes for supporting us throughout the last year. Just as many of our patients wouldn’t be here without us, our helicopters and crew wouldn’t be here without wonderful supporters like Story Homes. This donation will help us to continue to make a life-changing difference to people across the region.”

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Story Homes mascot Builder Bear with the NWAAS helicopter
Story Homes mascot Builder Bear with the NWAAS helicopter