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Mika offers concert prize for life-saving charity

Singer Mika is offering tickets and flights to one of his shows anywhere in the world to raise money for the U.K. ambulance charity which saved his sister's life.

The Love Today hitmaker has donated the prize to a raffle run by members of the Mika Fan Club (MFC) to benefit London's Air Ambulance emergency service.


A statement on his website reads, "To celebrate the 5th Birthday of the MFC and to raise funds for the very worthy London's Air Ambulance, Mika is offering one lucky winner a pair of tickets to any Mika Show in the whole world!


"The prize includes flights from your home country and accommodation for 2 people. For each £10 donation you will receive a raffle ticket by email. Please include your MFC username when making your donation and check the box to agree to share your details."


In a post on his Twitter.com page, Mika adds, "London you could claim a trip 2 sydney if you so chose. All in aid of raising money for London's air ambulance with MFC."


London's Air Ambulance helicopter response team rescued Mika's sister Paloma Penniman in October 2010 after she fell from a window at her home and was impaled on a metal rail. She was cut from the spikes, one of which had entered her abdomen, and flown to the Royal London Hospital for emergency treatment.