The Challenge Badge encourages Guides, Brownies, Scouts, Beavers and Rainbows to take part in a variety of activities – whether that’s learning CPR, how to make an emergency call, researching helicopters, or visiting an Essex & Herts Air Ambulance base – with the final stage being a fundraiser for the Charity.
Did you know that Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is a Charity? Not everyone realises that we are not part of the NHS and therefore rely on the public to keep us operational. By completing this badge you will be helping to raise awareness of the Charity and help raise the vital funds that allow us to continue our
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What do I need to do?
The Challenge Badge is split into four sections. To complete the challenge you must complete one activity from each section.
- Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
This section looks at Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Paramedics and First Aid.
This section looks at the different types of helicopters.
This section looks at the air around us as well as encouraging groups to air their findings about EHAAT to the local media.
- Fun Fundraising
It costs £500,000 a month to keep the Charity operational. You can choose from a number of different fundraising activities to help your local life-saving Charity. If you raise over £250 you could even visit one of our Airbases!
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How do I donate my Fun Fundraising total?
Once your group has completed this part of the challenge there are two ways that you can donate your total to us:
- Via cheque donation
Please send your cheque made payable to ‘Essex & Herts Air Ambulance’ to: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Flight House, The Business Centre, Earls Colne Business Park, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2NS
- Via online donation
Please visit the donation page of our website.
Click the option ‘Just Once’ which allows you to pay a one-off amount and type in the amount that you have raised. Click ‘Donate’.
‘Proceed to Checkout’ and be sure to select ‘Challenge Badge’ under the box asking if you are donating to a specific initiative.
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If you would to know more just fill out the form below and a member of our Fundraising Team will be in touch.
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