Steamship Group’s charity pledge

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The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced its support for Cornwall Air Ambulance, the charity tasked to over 1,000 missions across Cornwall and Scilly each year.

Steamship Group customers can now help the charity’s fundraising efforts by making a voluntary donation when booking travel via www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk

Since April 2019, the group has helped raise almost £140k for the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust and The Island Haven through voluntary donations when booking travel via its website and is now introducing the same method of fundraising for Cornwall Air Ambulance.

Stuart Reid, chief executive of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, said: “The Isles of Scilly’s remote location means it is many miles from the nearest major hospital, so knowing that the air ambulance could be with you in just 30 minutes in your time of need is a comfort to all who live and work on the islands.

“We are delighted to be adding Cornwall Air Ambulance to the range of charities and good causes we support. We are committed to giving back to the community we are proud to have been serving for more than 100 years, in line with our founding principles.”