Rugby artist Rae has head in clouds after winning children's air ambulance card competition

“I can’t wait for people to buy my card and I hope it raises funds for the Children’s Air Ambulance”
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A Rugby schoolgirl has her head in the clouds after winning a competition to celebrate ten years of the Children’s Air Ambulance.

Rae O’Connor, six, designed a Christmas card to help raise money for the charity.

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She said: “I love drawing and think I am a good artist. We had some competition leaflets in our school, and I wanted to give it a go.

Rae O’Connor’s design was chosen as the winner.Rae O’Connor’s design was chosen as the winner.
Rae O’Connor’s design was chosen as the winner.

"It was really lovely to learn that I had won the competition and I was very excited.”

The Children’s Air Ambulance – operated by The Air Ambulance Service which also operates the local Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance – is a national service which is changing the face of paediatric and neonatal care through the high-speed transfer of critically ill babies and children – flying them from one hospital to another for specialist care.