Buy a Bear Mile, save a life


Buy a Bear Mile this Christmas and save a person’s life. If you’re stumped for present ideas and each year, wrap somebody’s with a lingering resignation: “I’d better include the receipt…” then why not buy them one of the most precious gifts there is: a life? One Bear Mile is equivalent to one whole flying mile and will keep the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) airborne. As a thank you, we will send a personalised certificate and cuddly pilot bear of your choice, depending on how many miles you wish to purchase.

Buy a Bear Mile this Christmas and save a person’s life.

If you’re stumped for present ideas and each year, wrap somebody’s with a lingering resignation: “I’d better include the receipt…” then why not buy them one of the most precious gifts there is: a life?

One Bear Mile is equivalent to one whole flying mile and will keep the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) airborne.

As a thank you, we will send a personalised certificate and cuddly pilot bear of your choice, depending on how many miles you wish to purchase. Each pilot bear is dressed in its very own leather jacket, GNAAS t-shirt and flying hat.

There are three teddy bears to get your hands on, depending on how far you would like your Bear Mile to go.

–          A small, keyring bear will help keep the aircraft flying for 1/2 a mile and costs £5. The bear stands at 9cm tall and has a keyring attachment so you can carry him everywhere.

–          A medium bear will help keep the aircraft flying for one mile and costs £10, he stands at 20cm tall.

–          The biggest of our three bears will pay for two miles of flying and costs £20, he stands at 29cm tall. (Due to high demand, these are currently sold out, but you can be added to a waiting list.)

Whichever size you choose, every bear comes with an individual certificate that can be a unique token to show your support. The certificate is proof you have helped GNAAS by buying a Bear Mile, along with the number mile you have purchased to keep the aircraft up in the sky.

Mandy Drake, head of fundraising at GNAAS, said: “There is often a family member whose present can be difficult to find and this is a great keepsake for a loved one at any age. There is only one bear that should be under your Christmas tree this December.”

Keep your air ambulance flying this Christmas, click here or call 01325-487263.

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