Posted: Tue 15th Mar 2016

Young Musicians Help To Fund Lifesaving Missions

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 15th, 2016

A group of Pembrokeshire young musicians have helped to raise a lifesaving donation for Wales Air Ambulance, a charity which has come to the aid of several of the members. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Junior Jammers, Tenby, raised over £100 for Wales Air Ambulance by hosting a series of Guitar Concerts in aid of the charity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The group, made up of young musicians between the ages of 6 years old and 14 years old, performed two concerts and held a raffle to fundraise for WAA. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Junior Jammers decided to fundraise for Wales Air Ambulance after the charity became close to the groups heart. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

One of the members of the group was airlifted in 2015 after they were involved in a road traffic collision. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Another member of the Junior Jammers became fond of the charity after their parent was airlifted by WAA. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Junior Jammers presented their donation of £120 to Tony Key, WAA Pembrokeshire Community Coordinator, at the Augustus Place Community Centre on February 17. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tony Key said: “It is amazing that we have such young talent in Wales, and that they are using their amazing skills to raise money for charity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Wales Air Ambulance relies on kind donations to fund its services, so we would like to say a huge thank you to the Junior Jammers for helping to keep our helicopters flying.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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