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    Weʼve raised £65 to Help to fund a defibrillator for Blurton Reds Lads and Dad's football team.

    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 17th November 2017

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    Story

    Two years ago my 5 year old son, at the time, joined a local grassroots football team which began with a handful of children. That handful of children has now grown into 7 teams across three age groups, ranging from under 7's to under 9's.

    Each week our superstars meet for their weekly training with approximately 70 children.

    Our training venue does not currently facilitate a defibrillator. Although hopefully it is never necessary, this piece of kit could potentially be the difference between life and death in the event of a cardiac arrest.

    A defibrillator is so crucial because:

    * Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes. Most often the death occurs during training or competition.

    *A defibrillator can increase the survival chances by 68%. Without this 90-95% of cardiac cases will sadly die.

    Thank you for taking the time to read this, all donations whether great or small, will be hugely appreciated by all.

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      7

      • Ruth tatton

        Ruth tatton

        Sep 21, 2017

        Good luck raising the money :) Here is £5 to help :) xxx

        £5.00

      • Jacqueline E–enkhoorn

        Jacqueline E–enkhoorn

        Sep 19, 2017

        A worthy cause xx

        £5.00

      • Cheryl Lowndes

        Cheryl Lowndes

        Sep 18, 2017

        Xx

        £10.00

      • Ayesha Shufflebotham

        Ayesha Shufflebotham

        Sep 18, 2017

        Hope you reach your target

        £5.00

      • Karen Moreton

        Karen Moreton

        Sep 18, 2017

        A fantastic reason to fund raise - good idea to make sure all our superstars are safe and well!!! Karen (club secretary and treasurer - Blurton Reds FC)

        £20.00

      • Rach Fin

        Rach Fin

        Sep 18, 2017

        Fab cause!!!our son had too come off the pitch due to his heart so worth every penny!!

        £10.00

      • JO Heath

        JO Heath

        Sep 18, 2017

        Happy to start the donations off, fantastic cause for an amazing football team who care first and foremost about the children. C'mom the Reds. ⚽️🏆👍

        £10.00

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      Cheryl Lowndes

      Cheryl Lowndes

      Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

      Hi over 2yrs ago my son joined a local football team. I absolutely love the early Sunday morning's and late Friday evenings watching him & his friends play football. As the club has now grown to around 70 kids, their safety is paramount & a defibrillator is extremely important.

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