Yorkshire Air Ambulance Receives £19,000 Grant from Sovereign Health Care’s Community Programme

Life-saving charity, Yorkshire Air Ambulance has recently been awarded a £19,000 donation from Sovereign Health Care, a leading not-for-profit health cash plan provider renowned for its strong commitment to supporting communities in Bradford and West Yorkshire.

The donation is part of Sovereign Health Care’s esteemed Community Programme, dedicated to empowering community-based health initiatives and positively impacting the lives of others. This significant contribution represents a day’s operational costs for the charity and will play a crucial role in supporting their life-saving missions.

Sovereign Health Care’s enduring partnership with Yorkshire Air Ambulance spans over two decades, with the organisation serving as a Principal Partner and steadfast supporter since their first donation in 2001. Over the years, their unwavering dedication has made Sovereign Health Care one of YAA’s longest-standing corporate supporters, with their total contributions exceeding an impressive £450,000.

A testament to their continued support, Sovereign Health Care’s logo has adorned the charity’s helicopters for over 18 years, serving as a symbol of their partnership and shared mission to make a difference in the community.

Russ Piper pictured next to the Trust’s logo on the helicopter, with Geoffrey Boycott

Commenting on the partnership, Russ Piper, Chief Executive at Sovereign Health Care, stated, “We are immensely proud to continue our longstanding partnership with Yorkshire Air Ambulance and to support their invaluable work in saving lives across the region. As we celebrate our 150th anniversary this year, this £19,000 donation exemplifies our ongoing commitment to community-based health initiatives. Our not-for-profit status empowers us to make a meaningful impact, and we are dedicated to giving back between 5% and 10% of our annual turnover to support projects that focus on health and wellbeing. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Yorkshire Air Ambulance and all the dedicated individuals who work tirelessly to make a difference in the community“.

Marianne Haworth, Grants & Trusts Manager at Yorkshire Air Ambulance, expressed her profound gratitude for the ongoing support, stating, “We are extremely thankful to Sovereign Health Care for their continuous and unwavering dedication. This £19,000 donation is a testament to their commitment to our mission of saving lives across Yorkshire. Together with Sovereign, we remain resolute in reaching new heights and ensuring the well-being of our communities. Thank you for believing in our cause and standing with us on this vital journey“.

For more information about the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and how you can support the life-saving work of the Charity, please visit www.yaa.org.uk.

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