What can I put in an Air Ambulance bag?
In addition to clothing we take curtains, towels, handbags, belts, shoes in pairs, and bedding, apart from quilts and pillows. We do not collect bric a brac but will happily take books in a separate bag. We receive a very good price for the clothing collected and nothing is shredded or sold as rags.
Do air ambulances take bric brac?
Broken toys or bric-a-brac. CDs, DVDs and Books – feel free to take these in-store or to your nearest donation station. Video or cassettes. Electronic items – phones, laptops etc.
What happens to clothes in Air Ambulance bins?
Once we know where items belong, stock will be spruced up and possibly even dry cleaned before being passed on for resale, making them like new and perfect as a gift to yourself or others. For items that aren’t suitable for reselling, these are sent on elsewhere, recycled or disposed of.
What is classed as bric a brac for charity bags?
What does Bric-a-Brac include? Bric-a-brac has come to mean smaller ornaments and trinkets, stand-up pictures or photo frames, and decorative, porcelain figurines and such. However, there is no list and the term usually includes the items you’d find in a glass cabinet or decorating shelves.
Do Great North Air Ambulance take books?
We also welcome curtains, towels, handbags, belts, shoes in pairs and bedding (apart from quilts and pillows). Mobile phones, books and inkjet cartridges are also welcome donations, however, we ask that you please bag these separately from any clothing. You can read more about what items we accept here.
Is children’s Air Ambulance a genuine charity?
The Children’s Air Ambulance is a national charity that flies critically ill babies and children from local hospitals to specialist neonatal or paediatric centres throughout the UK.
Where is the Great North Air Ambulance based?
Great North Air Ambulance
|The Pride of Cumbria aircraft (G-NHAB) based in Langwathby, near Penrith, Cumbria|
|Location||Langwathby, Cumbria Eaglescliffe, County Durham Newcastle International Airport|
|Area served||North Yorkshire, the North-East, Cumbria and Scottish borders.|
Is children’s air ambulance a genuine charity?
What clothes should not be donated?
- 2 Worn Socks or Undergarments. Not a big surprise, but even if they’re still in good condition, most donation sites cannot accept socks or undergarments that have been worn due to sanitary concerns.
- 3 Expired or Recalled Items.
- 4 Old Electronics.
Is clothes Aid a genuine charity?
We’re Clothes Aid, the largest charity clothing company in the UK. We’re a social business motivated by our cause and not by our bottom line. Going strong since 1996, we’re proud to have raised over £12 million for some of the UK’s most loved and respected charities.
Why is the Air Ambulance a charity?
London’s Air Ambulance is a charity Our vision is to end preventable deaths in London from life-threatening injury. Our mission is to save more live in London through rapid response and cutting-edge care. We are a charity that works alongside the NHS and our life-saving service is made possible by you; our supporters.
What is the Green Air Ambulance?
Who we are. London’s Air Ambulance is the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to London’s most seriously injured patients. Using a helicopter from 08:00 to sunset, and rapid response cars at night or in adverse weather situations, London’s Air Ambulance brings the hospital to the patient when time is critical …