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One Step Closer to Helipad for Queens Medical Centre

One Step Closer to Helipad for Queens Medical Centre

Queen’s Medical Centre are closer to getting helipad after their planning applications where submitted to the Nottingham City Council. They plan to build the helipad on the Curie Court car park. In order to save the parking underneath, the helipad will be built on stilts above the car park. The total cost will come to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Jan-17

Spectrum Aeromed Donates $25,0000

Spectrum Aeromed Donates $25,0000

Spectrum Aeromed announced today they presented Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity with a check through United Way of Cass Clay for $25,000 on Thursday September 15, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. The presentation took place at the build site located at 3118 32nd Ave S, Moorhead. The donation is in honor of both Spectrum Aeromed and Lake… Read more »

Source: Spectrum Aeromed, 16-Sep-16

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Airbus puts H215 demonstrator into humanitarian relief work

Airbus puts H215 demonstrator into humanitarian relief work

Airbus Helicopters Foundation has been providing support to on-going humanitarian relief efforts following the earthquake that hit the Manabi and Esmeraldas regions in Ecuador on 16 April 2016. According to national authorities, this disaster has left more than 20,500 people homeless, and many without water and food supplies. This earthquake is the worst natural disaster… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 23-May-16

Nigeria – Bristow matches staff donations to childrens home

Nigeria – Bristow matches staff donations to childrens home

Bristow employees in Nigeria continue their support of Ijamido Children’s Home with a recent visit to bring donations of clothes, shoes and toys. During the visit, employees met and took pictures with the children, and encouraged them to keep working hard and doing well in school. “It was truly a heart-warming experience, and we are… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 29-Mar-16

Bristow UK donates £78K to reopen disabled centre

Bristow UK donates £78K to reopen disabled centre

Employees from Bristow Helicopters’ Redhill office recently visited The Orpheus Centre, an independent specialist college for disabled young adults, for the official re-opening of Baseline. Baseline is a vital teaching space on the Orpheus campus that was recently refurbished using a generous donation of £78,000 from Bristow. The funding has allowed Orpheus to create a… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 29-Mar-16

Lobo Leasing Announces Support for Médecins San Frontières

Lobo Leasing Announces Support for Médecins San Frontières

Lobo Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, announce their support of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) as the chosen corporate charity. Lobo Leasing’s contribution will, in part, help to support programme logistics and helicopter missions to aid in getting crucial personnel to areas of need, delivering humanitarian aid and airlifting patients… Read more »

Source: Lobo Leasing, 05-Oct-15

Airbus Helicopters Foundation supports Red Cross efforts in Dominica

Airbus Helicopters Foundation supports Red Cross efforts in Dominica

The Airbus Helicopters Foundation has provided support to ongoing humanitarian relief operations in the small island nation of Dominica, in the Caribbean, which was recently hit with heavy rainfall and mudslides in the wake of tropical storm Erika. Chartering an H120 helicopter from Martinique-based operator Héliblue Helicoptère, the Foundation has been able to support assessment… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 17-Sep-15

AgustaWestland Announces $100,000 Donation and STEM Partnership

AgustaWestland Announces $100,000 Donation and STEM Partnership

Agust­aWest­land, an aeronautics company with facilities in Northeast Philadelphia, donated $100,000 to St. Martin of Tours, an Independence Mission School, in late March through the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) Program. The company plans to augment the donation through a partnership with students and teachers at the school to cultivate future engineering leaders and advance… Read more »

Source: IMS, 30-Apr-15

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The Airbus Helicopters Foundation supports rescue efforts in Chile’s Atacama Desert area after floods and landslides

The Airbus Helicopters Foundation supports rescue efforts in Chile’s Atacama Desert area after floods and landslides

An H125 rotorcraft chartered by the Airbus Helicopters Foundation has joined rescue activity in Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert region, where the heaviest rainfall in 80 years has caused massive flooding and landslides. With support provided by Airbus Helicopters representatives in Chile, the Santiago-based H125 from Transporte Aereo Albatros Ltda. was flown to the affected zone,… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 30-Apr-15

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Social media helps London’s Air Ambulance win grant

Social media helps London’s Air Ambulance win grant

Bidtech launched the Bidtech Challenge on the 1st of February 2014. The aim of the ongoing project is to give charities the chance to use digital fundraising tools at their events. Bidtech are excited to announce the first two charities that will receive our fundraising event service for free are London’s Air Ambulance and T2T2T… Read more »

Source: Bidtech, 24-Mar-14

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Bristow Employees Contribute to Fighting Breast Cancer

Bristow Employees Contribute to Fighting Breast Cancer

Led by Senior Vice President of Administration Hilary Ware, employees in Bristow’s corporate office collectively raised $10,250 in support of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k held in Houston. The amount exceeded the team’s personal fundraising goal of $10,000. The money raised benefits the local Susan G. Komen for the Cure and… Read more »

Source: Bristow Group, 03-Nov-13

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EADS North America works with combat veterans charity

EADS North America works with combat veterans charity

 This year has brought an exciting new partnership between EADS North America and Rivers of Recovery, a unique non-profit organization offering outdoor recreation rehabilitation programs to combat veterans. As part of its commitment to American veterans, EADS North America has pledged to support the rehabilitation efforts of Rivers of Recovery by providing $35,000 in funding… Read more »

Source: EADS North America, 17-Apr-12

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Gala raises $720K for STARS air ambulance

Gala raises $720K for STARS air ambulance

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) today announced it has helped raise a total of more than $5.3 million for the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) over 18 years of presenting the annual STARS & Spurs Gala. This year’s gala brought in the highest total ever raised in the history of the event… Read more »

Source: PSAC, 24-Jan-12

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P&WC employees donate $1.2M to Centraide’s annual campaign

P&WC employees donate $1.2M to Centraide’s annual campaign

Pratt & Whitney Canada employees and retirees in Quebec have once again generously supported Centraide of Greater Montreal, donating more than $1.2 million to the organization’s annual campaign. Employees have donated $1 million or more for seven consecutive years. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. “The pride in our employees and retirees grows… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 03-Jan-12

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UK air ambulance charity scam companies closed down

UK air ambulance charity scam companies closed down

Three connected companies that operated a charity collection scam were last week closed down in the public interest by the High Court in London, following an investigation by Company Investigations of the Insolvency Service. The companies are Air Ambulance Support Community Interest Company (“Air Ambulance Support CIC”), St Anthony (Trading Co) Ltd (formerly Air Ambulance… Read more »

Source: Insolvency Service, 17-Nov-11

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Bell supports True Patriot Foundation Mission

Bell supports True Patriot Foundation Mission

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE: TXT), presented the True Patriot Love Foundation with a donation of $10,000 to further their mission of supporting members of the Canadian military and their families. The donation was presented as part of a ceremony held at Bell Helicopter’s Mirabel, Canada facility, on September 6, in honor of the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 03-Oct-11

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HFI to hold silent auction at Heli-Expo 2012

HFI to hold silent auction at Heli-Expo 2012

Helicopter Foundation International will be holding its inaugural Annual Fundraising Silent Auction at HELI-EXPO 2012. This is a great opportunity to help the Foundation ensure the future of the industry through its educational outreach efforts. By participating, you can help support: • the next generation of pilots and maintenance technicians through the Foundation’s Scholarship Program… Read more »

Source: HFI, 03-Oct-11

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STARS announces 2011 charity dinner/auction

STARS announces 2011 charity dinner/auction

Join us for the 8th Annual Bragg Creek Benefit Dinner & Auction for STARS on Saturday, October 15, 2011. The evening will include a three-course roast beef dinner catered by locally-owned The Steak Pit Restaurant and a chance to bid on a wide array of live and silent auction items. Tickets are $75 each or… Read more »

Source: STARS, 26-Sep-11

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HeliFlite supports Team Linfoot on 9/11 Memorial Ride

HeliFlite supports Team Linfoot on 9/11 Memorial Ride

Gary and Mari Linfoot have trained for new adventure and it’s a big one. The Linfoots (aka, the Linfeet) are adapting to their new lifestyle after Gary was paralyzed in a helicopter crash while conducting operations in Iraq in 2008. The Huey 091 Foundation has helped provide Linfoot with a special wheelchair called an iBOT… Read more »

Source: HeliFlite, 13-Sep-11

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Grant to Midlands Air Ambulance for specific projects in 2011

Grant to Midlands Air Ambulance for specific projects in 2011

Some of the staff and volunteers from the Worcester and Malvern shops went to the Midlands Air Ambulance valuation day to present a cheque for over £97,000. Henry Sandon was present at the event and even valued some of the more unusual donations that had been kindly donated. We also got to see a real… Read more »

Source: Daisychain Benevolent Fund, 17-Aug-11

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Yorkshire Air Ambulance raises £1M in five years from recycling clothes

Yorkshire Air Ambulance raises £1M in five years from recycling clothes

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) want to say a huge thank you to all their supporters who have helped them raise a massive £1million through their recycling scheme over the last 5 years. The life-saving Charity has been operating their successful recycling campaign since 2005, which is managed by their recycling partners Bag It Up… Read more »

Source: Yorkshire Air Ambulance, 01-Jun-11

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CHC sponsors SOS Children’s village run & family festival

CHC sponsors SOS Children’s village run & family festival

With the goal of supporting local children and youth in foster care, CHC Helicopter has donated $2,500 towards the SOS Children’s Village Run & Family Festival. The third annual SOS Children’s Village Run kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at Richmond’s Olympic Oval Plaza on Sunday, May 29th. This year’s event will offer both officially timed… Read more »

Source: CHC, 26-May-11

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Dedicated fundraiser reaches £1 Million landmark for Midlands Air Ambulance

Dedicated fundraiser reaches £1 Million landmark for Midlands Air Ambulance

Midlands Air Ambulance has awarded dedicated fundraiser Pat Stokes a very special life-time achievement award. Charity Director Hanna Sebright personally delivered the award last week to say thank you to Pat for dedicating almost two decades of her life to raising more than £1 million for the Charity. Mrs Stokes, of Bridgeford Avenue in Branston,… Read more »

Source: Midlands Air Ambulance, 29-Mar-11

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Sikorsky and Hanger Orthopedic Group partner to improve prosthetic care in Colombia

Sikorsky and Hanger Orthopedic Group partner to improve prosthetic care in Colombia

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE:HGR) have partnered to help Colombia improve the treatment and lives of victims of landmines injured during the decades-long conflict that has affected the country. Since 2002, there have been at least 7,700 registered survivors of landmine incidents, with the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 23-Mar-11

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StandardAero supports Copters For A Cause

StandardAero supports Copters For A Cause

As part of its 100th birthday celebration, StandardAero donated a check in the amount of $1,750 to Copters For A Cause during this year’s Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2011. The donations were part of a market research study conducted by the company contributing $25 for every completed survey. As part of this year’s show… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 09-Mar-11

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Native Air’s “Flight for a Cause” donates $15K to River Cities United Way

Native Air’s “Flight for a Cause” donates $15K to River Cities United Way

Native Air, a division of Omniflight Helicopters, a leading national provider of air medical services, has donated more than $15,000 to River Cities United Way. The donation, part of Native Air’s Flight for a Cause fund-raising program, supports local charities and community organizations within the communities it serves. The donation was based on the number… Read more »

Source: Native Air, 28-Nov-10

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Bell pledges $25K for Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund

Bell pledges $25K for Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund

National radio talk show host Mike Gallagher is pleased to announce the generous support from Bell Helicopter for his non-profit, Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund. This donation reinforces the two entities’ dual commitment to supporting the nation’s law enforcement officers. Bell Helicopter’s $25,000 donation will help support the families of police officers killed in the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Jul-10

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Ex-Army pilot from Mount Kisco launches aviation charity

Air Calvary, a nonprofit aviation charity that provides helicopters and bush planes to aid community development and provide crisis relief in developing countries.

Source: LoHud, 25-Aug-09

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Profile: The Advanced Helicopter for Youth Foundation

Source: AOPA, 24-Jul-09

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Wales Air Ambulance celebrates early success of first charity shop

Source: Wales Air Ambulance, 14-May-09

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Midlands Air Ambulance launches new fundraising lottery

Source: Midlands Air Ambulance, 19-Mar-09

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