The ambulance used in the Firefly episode "Ariel" has been found in a scrap yard!! It's been bought and rescued (Ariel Ambulance Day, May 6, 2006)!! Let's fix it up and parade it around conventions, screenings, and shindigs!
The ambulance was on display at WorldCon
in Anaheim, CA August 23-27, 2006! It stopped off in Las Vegas for some restorations, with a round-trip to MountainCon
in Salt Lake City, UT September 22-24. At DarkCon
in Phoenix, AZ January 4-7, Jewel Staite (Kaylee) signed it! The ambulance remained in Phoenix for continued restorations including a new door and a new paint job! SiliCon
in San Jose October 5-7; Creation's Salute to Firefly and Serenity
in Burbank October 27-28.
1. Fix it up--wanna volunteer?
2. Pay for materials--please chip in!
3. Move it--The ambulance is on a customized boat trailer. Who has a 1/2+ton vehicle with class-3 hitch (rated for 500lbs tongue weight) to tow it?
DONATE HERE -- the official site
Besides restoration volunteers, tradesmen expertise, and money-raisers, we'll need researchers and contacters to find suitable stops for the Ariel Ambulance (cons, museums, hospitals, shindigs, etc.), word-spreaders, and some large, semi-muscular men and warrior women to help move it around. Please add an offer of your sevices to our Volunteer Services database