By Tim Saunders on
Kelly Preston has presented a cheque for £50,000 (US$82,100) to the Sussex Air Ambulance on behalf of the L. Ron Hubbard Foundation earlier this week.
The Sussex Air Ambulance Service provides helicopter emergency medical service all over the south of England, and attends an average of four incidents every day. Funded entirely by voluntary donations, the Ambulance can reach any part of Sussex within 15 minutes and can transport patients to the nearest major hospital or specialist unit in a fraction of the time taken by land ambulance.
“That will enable us to save 50 lives, so you should all be proud of yourselves,” said Delaine Shearman, Sussex County Fundraiser for the charity.
Local government leaders from Sussex, Kent, and Surrey attended the gala event, which featured musical performances from Australian pop superstar Kate Ceberano and many others.
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