Wright Vigar Raises Over £15,000 for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance.

Wright Vigar Raises Over £15,000 for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance.

In a heartwarming display of generosity Wright Vigar have exceeded all expectations by raising over £15,000 for the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance (LNAA). What began as a goal of £10,000 grew into an extraordinary achievement, thanks to the dedication of their team and the generous support of their clients and professional contacts.

LNAA’s Corporate Partnerships Manager, Joe Harper said: “Thank you so much to the whole team at Wright Vigar for raising such an amazing amount. This funding will keep our helicopter in the sky and critical care car on the roads for one whole day, responding to four potentially life-threatening missions. We receive no direct government funding for our operations, instead we rely on the generosity and goodwill of supporters through donations and fundraising to provide the £10 million needed each year to support out work and enable our crews deliver emergency pre-hospital treatment to critically ill and injured people when they need us most.”

The journey to raising over £15,000 involved various team members challenging themselves throughout the year, along with organising events for clients, professional contacts and internal incentives including wellbeing step challenges and dress-down days.

Seven team members from Wright Vigar took to the skies, parachuting with purpose to raise funds by taking part in a sponsored Sky Dive, this alone managed to raise almost half of the initial target set out by the firm. One individual took on a charity boxing match, whilst another ascended Mount Snowdon at night. Some of the fitness enthusiasts took part in a half marathon, whilst others accomplished a 100-mile bike ride. The team’s dedication to raising funds went that bit further by holding internal office events such as wellbeing step challenges, dress down days and social-come-fundraiser nights.

On top of all this, Wright Vigar supported LNAA’s mission in raising more awareness of the charity by organising various events throughout the year for their clients and fellow professional contacts. This

included hosting two successful golf days, a football tournament, and a brain-teasing quiz night which significantly contributed to the amazing amount they managed to raise.

Tom Maxwell, Marketing Manager at Wright Vigar said, “It has been a pleasure to lead on the fundraising efforts for the firm and work with the team at Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance. We are immensely proud of what we have been able to achieve and we would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout the year. As a firm we like to give back to the communities that we work in and having a charity of the year for the first time has really helped focus our efforts. Stay tuned for our exciting announcement—we’ll soon reveal our charity for next year!”

For inquiries, please contact:

Tom Maxwell Marketing Manager Email: tom.maxwell@wrightvigar.co.uk

About Wright Vigar: At Wright Vigar, we’re not just a regional Chartered Accountancy firm; we’re your trusted advisor. Our independently owned practice combines the personal touch of a local business with the extensive expertise usually found in larger firms. Choosing Wright Vigar means working with a team that values your success as much as you. We aren’t just about numbers; we are about understanding your unique aspirations and challenges. This allows us to deliver tailored solutions that go beyond standard practices and ensures you receive the highest quality expertise.

About Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance:

It is thanks to the generosity and goodwill of supporters throughout the area that the crew of Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance can provide such a critical care.

The highly skilled doctors, paramedics and pilots help people across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, involved in life-threatening incidents every single day.

LNAA is one of the UK’s leading Helicopter Emergency Service (HEMS) charities, bringing the equivalent of a hospital emergency department to patients at the scene, giving those with the most severe injuries and medical conditions the very best chance of survival when minutes matter.

£10 million: The current cost of funding to keep the service operational each year.

169: Thanks to tremendous public support, we fly an AgustaWestland 169 helicopter – a top of the range Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft offering head to toe access to patients in flight. Our crew also carry blood on board, allowing them to deliver potentially life-saving blood transfusions at the scene.

25,755: The number of missions Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has flown since the service began operating in 1994.

£4,000: The average cost of each mission.

24/7: We provide a 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year, enabling our clinical crew to give more people than ever the very best chance of survival. This level of care ensures that we are at the forefront of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the UK.

3,500: The number of square miles the service covers across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

2,500,000: The number of people Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has provides medical support to across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire

216mph: The aircraft can reach a top speed of 216mph and has a cruising speed of 180mph

20: The number of minutes it takes the air ambulance to reach the furthest point in the catchment area of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

Four: The average number of missions the crew are tasked per day

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