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£160raised of £300 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £160 to purchase lifesaving equipment for Deeside Community First Responders

    Funded on Friday, 4th May 2018

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    I have decided to run the Chester Half Marathon to raise funds for such a valuable community service. I have been a first responder for a year now, arriving on scene and seeing the relief on family members faces that you are there in their hour of need is so rewarding, just holding someones hand can make all the difference. Being a first responder not only gives you the chance to really do something for your community, it gives you the chance to make a huge difference to someone needing vital help.
    Community First Responders (CFR) are teams of volunteers who live and work in local communities, trained by the Welsh Ambulance Service in basic life support, CPR and emergency first aid. CFR's respond to 999 calls as directed by Ambulance Controls, particularly when they can reach a patient ahead of the ambulance crew and provide initial (potentially life saving) care and support until the ambulance crew arrive.
    The CFR schemes have been running successfully in various parts of the country for a number of years, it has proven to be a valuable (and lifesaving) service to the communities. Wrexham and Flintshire teams have been inplace since December 2011.
    All kits are self-funded by the teams that they will be used in. Each kit consists of a response bag, defibrillator and uniform. The cost of one response bag and defibrillator alone costs approximately £1,119. The cost of a uniform is sometimes covered by the responders themselves, however this costs approximately £200 per person.

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    • Helen Thompson2 years ago
      Helen Thompson

      Helen Thompson

      2 years ago

      To all you lovely, amazing people who sponsored me to run the Chester Half I thank you from the bottom of my heart. 💕💕

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    • Helen Thompson2 years ago
      Helen Thompson

      Helen Thompson

      2 years ago
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    Supporters

    11

    • geoffrey rudall

      geoffrey rudall

      Apr 30, 2018

      £10.00

    • Rebecca Thompson

      Rebecca Thompson

      Apr 28, 2018

      Good luck mum xxxxx

      £20.00

    • J Butler

      J Butler

      Apr 24, 2018

      Nice one sis! Good on ya! Good luck Love John, Gill and Finn xxx

      £20.00

    • Dee McCarthy

      Dee McCarthy

      Apr 23, 2018

      Good luck in the Chester Half Helen. xx

      £20.00

    • Gillian Newman

      Gillian Newman

      Mar 30, 2018

      You go girl !! :-) xx

      £10.00

    • Janice Houghton

      Janice Houghton

      Mar 28, 2018

      Good luck 😘 🏃🏼‍♀️X

      £10.00

    • Carly Wilson

      Carly Wilson

      Mar 27, 2018

      Well done Hel you are so fab xx

      £20.00

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