The Numbers: Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

The figures behind the charity that provides a helicopter emergency service for the county

Cornwall Air Ambulance
Cornwall Air Ambulance

£2.12m - The charity's income for the year ending December 2010. It is in its first year of operation. However, it inherited assets from First Air Ambulance Trust, which had an income of £1.61m in the previous year

£628k - The cost of generating voluntary income, giving it a fundraising ratio of 30 pence in the pound

£3.84m - Free reserves at year-end, equal to 22 months' spending. This was in line with the charity's target of holding reserves of at least £3m

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

5 - The number of charity shops established in Cornwall during the year to support the trust

10 - The number of hours each day that the air ambulance is available. In the summer, this rises to 12 hours.


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