Persimmon boosts Devon Air Ambulance

PUBLISHED: 13:40 27 April 2012

A BUILDER currently erecting scores of Sidmouth homes has pledged to raise as much money as possible for Devon Air Ambulance.

Simon Perks of Persimmon Homes praised the charity’s “fantastic” work, adding: “Throughout the year we hope to raise as much as we can to support them through a series of fundraising events and initiatives.”

: “It’s very important for us to support the local community and the air ambulance services are fantastic charities working tirelessly to pro

will boost the cause, among other chopper charities in the South West, so that they can keep their helicopters flying.

Simon Perks, managing director for Persimmon in the South West, said: “It’s very important for us to support the local community and the air ambulance services are fantastic charities working tirelessly to provide an emergency service to our region.

“Throughout the year, we hope to raise as much as we can to support them through a series of fundraising initiatives and events.”

Caroline Creer, fundraising director of Devon Air Ambulance Trust, said: “We are extremely grateful to have the support. We rely entirely on funds being raised by businesses and local people so it’s great news not only for us but for the region as a whole.”

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