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Can the cards this Christmas and keep Cornwall Air Ambulance flying
7:00am Wednesday 4th December 2013 in News
Cornwall Air Ambulance is asking offices across the county to go green this Christmas to help keep their lifesaving red helicopter flying.
A spokesman for the charity said: "Corporate Christmas cards can be expensive, time-consuming and are not the most enviornmentally-friendly way to convey Christmas wishes to suppliers, customers and staff. This Christmas, why not can the cards and help keep Cornwall Air Ambulance flying?
"Over the Christmas period our crews will continue to be on call, protecting the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly just as they do throughout the rest of the year.
"The winter can be a busy time for our crews. Poor weather conditions make many areas of the county difficult to access by road, an influx of people puts additional pressure on our emergency services, and the cold weather brings an increase in medical problems - particularly respiratory conditions brought on by flu, which can be fatal without a quick medical response.
"When your company makes a donation to Cornwall Air Ambulance in lieu of sending corporate Christmas cards, we can send you a poster for your office or an image to include on emails, your website or social media so everyone will know that not only are you helping protect the environment, but are also helping support a brilliant local cause."
To can the cards and help keep the air ambulance flying this Christmas, call 01637 889926.