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 ambulance take DVDs?
CDs, DVDs and Books – feel free to take these in-store or to your nearest donation station.
Do air ambulances collect door to door?
Yes, we do.
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.
What can you recycle for charity?
Please consider donating suitable quality furniture, white goods, electrical items, books, vinyl records and household bric-a-brac to charity rather than dumping them at the tip. This helps reduce waste disposal costs as well as helping the charities!
How fast does the Air Ambulance go?
The air ambulance is usually airborne within four minutes. It flies at 140mph and reaches most locations in fifteen minutes. Flights to rural areas may take a little longer.
What can go in a clothing bank?
When visiting a clothes bank, you can deposit the following:
It can be of any size, for adults or children. Shoes, boots, sandals, trainers and pumps, as long as they are in a pair. Various accessories like handbags, hats, scarves, gloves and belts. Household textiles, including bed linen, towels and light curtains.
What happens to clothes collected by Air Ambulance?
The money generated through clothing collections and the recycling of office supplies is reinvested back into the charity. This allows us to keep flying and to keep developing the service through the introduction of new equipment and life-saving techniques. Find out what we recycle here.
Is the Air Ambulance a charity?
London’s Air Ambulance is a charity
When London calls, our team are there to reach those urgently in need of life-saving care. 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.
Do clothes banks take soft toys?
Undamaged soft toys including teddy bears can be deposited alongside textiles at some textile clothing banks (you can find these in many supermarket car parks).
Where is the Great North Air Ambulance based?
We operate two staffed bases at Langwathby, near Penrith, and Progress House in Eaglescliffe. We also have a forward operating base at Newcastle International Airport to give us the best possible coverage in an area of around 8,000 square miles.
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 North West Air Ambulance based?
North West Air Ambulance
|A Eurocopter EC135 of the North West Air Ambulance.|
|Founded||19 May 1999|
|Location||Blackpool Airport City Airport Manchester|
|Area served||Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside|
|Aircraft operated||Eurocopter EC135|
What is this recycling?
Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Recycling can benefit your community and the environment.
How do you recycle cushions?
Duvets and pillows are not recyclable; however some animal charities may be able to use them for bedding. Otherwise, they should be put in the general waste.
What is the recycling bin?
Recycle Bin is a place where deleted items are temporarily stored in Windows unless they are permanently deleted. It provides users the option to recover deleted files in Windows operating systems since Windows 95.