We won ! #For The People Award nomination Thankyou to everyone who voted for our Chair, Melanie in the Marsh Commercial 'For The People Awards' After reaching the shortlist and a chat with the interview panel, we were awarded the £5000 for the charity. This will be put to good use on rider safety initiatives and other key areas for the charity. The video nomination is here => HERE <= Thankyou to Marsh Commercial for choosing our charity
12 Days of Giving with movement for good Did you know that you could help us potentially receive a £1,000 donation in the Ecclesiastical 12 days of giving. It’s really easy to nominated just visit their nomination site HERE Search for Freewheelers EVS Charity Number 1001067 and charity type Health The first draw is Monday 7th Dec The more nominations we get the better the odds of us winning. Only takes a minute then tell a friend. Thanks 🙂 #12days #movementforgood
International Volunteer Day Celebrating our brilliant volunteers December 5th each year recognises volunteers around the world, this year has certainly seen our Freewheelers volunteers commitment, compassion and willingness to do whatever they can to help our charity through all that Covid has thrown at it and still deliver our service and much more to the communities we serve around Bristol, Bath and Taunton. An extra shout out as well to all our supporters who volunteer by doing collections in their shops or member groups they are part of, plus the children who have taken time to draw pictures of our bikes and rainbows, or our local poet Cathy all of whom keep us smiling throughout the year Thankyou
Blood Bike Day Friday August 14th is the annual national recognition day for all the blood bike groups up and down the country who provide their time and services free to their local communities to ensure we are there when you need our life saving service. Checkout facebook, twitter and LinkedIn posts using #bloodbikeday A BIG thank you to our band of volunteers whether riding, taking the calls from hospitals to co-ordinate the riders, and of course our fundraisers and supporters who ensure we can run 365 nights of the year. The Theme this year is #RisingToTheChallenge volunteers have been doing in leaps and bounds to support the Covid19 pandemic
Covid 19 Its not just blood we transport! Freewheelers asked to take 800 gowns for front line staff at the Royal United Hospital Bath from Great Western Hospital Swindon The 'order' was so large a car was despatched following the initial run with a bike.
Air Ambulance initiative In August 2015 Freewheelers EVS started working with both the Great Western Air Ambulance and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Freewheelers EVS delivers fresh whole bloods to both organisations every night, returning any unused bloods to the Southmead Hospital blood bank, 365 days a year. The additional cost is provided free of charge to the Air Ambulances and the NHS.