Charity was told to stop fundraising


first_imgThe Air Ambulance Association has described some of the Ireland operation’s early claims as “pie in the sky”.Peter Aldrick, chairman of the Association of Air Ambulances, said: “We don’t generally raise money in each other’s patches.“Most of the air ambulance charities are fairly sound financially, but we do rely on public donations and if someone else comes in purporting to be an air ambulance covering the whole of the UK it is going to have an impact on the fundraising.Last week a senior staff member of AAI resigned due to ‘stress’. Tagged with: Ireland Law / policy The Belfast-based air ambulance charity which last month admitting spending nearly 90% of its first year income on overheads was asked to stop fundraising in England, the BBC has reported.Air Ambulance Ireland (AAI) was asked to stop collecting money in England several years ago before it launched its major fundraising drive in Northern Ireland.AAI’s actions and some of the claims it has made have caused alarm within the body that oversees air ambulance charities in England and Wales. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Charity was told to stop fundraisingcenter_img Howard Lake | 8 July 2009 | News  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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