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David Allen announces ‘Charity of the Year’ grand total for Great North Air Ambulance Service

[D]avid Allen, a local accountancy and business services firm, launched their charity partnership with Great North Air Ambulance Service in September 2016. Following a full calendar of events the team at David Allen are delighted to announce the grand total raised of £27,119!

The partnership, was launched after the firm raised more than £23,000 for two local hospices during the first year of launching its Charity of the Year initiative.

David Allen, Managing Partner said: “We recognise the importance of supporting the local community in which we live and work. The GNAAS are saving lives across our county and I am really chuffed that we have raised more than £27,000 for such a fantastic cause. I am proud that our Charity of the Year initiative continues to generate such a fantastic amount of money for local charities to benefit from and I would like to thank all of those individuals, businesses and professionals who have supported us during the last year.

Grahame Pickering MBE, Chief Executive from GNAAS: “We are absolutely delighted with the amount of money raised by the team at David Allen. Their fundraising activities have been varied and fun and it’s been wonderful to see the whole team get so involved. The passion and enthusiasm shown by everybody is admirable and they have been an absolute pleasure to work alongside. The money raised will make a real difference to the patients that we care for in their time of need, which simply would not be possible without the support of the local community and businesses such as David Allen.”

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is completely reliant on donations to survive. Last year, it attended 354 incidents in Cumbria alone. To find out more, please visit

Each year David Allen will work with a nominated charity in order to give something back and help boost funding for these much valued services. To learn more about the Charity of the Year initiative, to make a donation, or to apply to be next year’s chosen charity visit or call 01228 711888.

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