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Charity store celebrates funding almost 200 lifesaving missions for Oxfordshire-based service

The Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA) charity store in Headington, Oxfordshire, is celebrating funding almost 200 lifesaving transfer missions for critically ill babies and children across the UK.

The charity store opened its doors on 31 March 2017 on London Road and is nestled in the heart of Oxfordshire, just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Bury Knowle Park. Over the six years, the hardworking store team have generated £671,999.99 worth of sales for the charity, funding almost 200 vital missions, enabling the charity to continue saving young lives.

The boutique store has also received 41,241 bags of generously donated goods since 2017, which have provided vital income for the charity, but they continue to require the support of the local community for further donations of new and preloved items.

The national Children’s Air Ambulance – which is based in Oxfordshire – provides the only intensive care helicopters in the country dedicated to transferring critically ill babies and children, at a high and safe speed, from local hospitals to specialist paediatric and neonatal treatment centres.

Store Manager Michelle Roper said:

“We would like to thank everyone in the local community for their support over the last six years. Without this support we wouldn’t have been able to raise the vital funds needed to continue saving little lives across the UK.”

Funding from the charity’s boutique store ensures the Children’s Air Ambulance can continue to provide its dedicated service across the UK, enhancing patient care and saving lives.

To learn more, or to support the charity, please visit: or call 0300 3045 999.