Weʼve raised £585 to Raise funds to purchase and install a defibrillator for use in and around Pheasey Park Farm estate, also to provide training to volunteers.
- Great Barr, Birmingham.
- Funded on Thursday, 30th November 2017
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Hi all, we are raising money for the purchase and installation of a new state of the art defibrillator for use in the local areas, Pheasey, Park Farm and Nether Hall estates. Monies raised will also go towards training local volunteers. Any money raised over the target/cost of purchase/install/training will be donated to a heart charity.
There are defibrillators situated at The Collingwood centre and also at Great Barr school which is brilliant, but nothing on the west side of Beacon Road up on to Park Farm and Nether Hall and the extra time needed to travel to these other locations could literally be the difference between life and death. Almost every member of the local community could benefit from having a defibrillator on their doorstep.
We have spoken to The Cat & Fiddle about having the defibrillator installed on the outside of their premises to which they are very positive and are waiting for a response from Greene King brewery, but have a number of other locations in mind if not.
We understand that money is hard earned and lots of causes are asking for help, but a donation for this, no matter how small could really be a life saver and will be appreciated enormously.
We are raising the money and installing the defibrillator in memory of local man Peter Cronan who passed away on Wednesday 16/08/2017 aged 71. Pete was a well loved family man, always cheery with a friendly smile, well mannered and a pleasure to be around. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
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Oct 22, 2017
Well done Kev for a worthy cause again x and in memory of someone special to a dear friend x
Sep 12, 2017
Great idea Kev 👍😊👏🏼
Sep 11, 2017
Thank you Mel and Pete Bicknell for your cash donation :) Much appreciated.
Sep 11, 2017
Thank you Debbie and Ned Hopkins for your cash donation :) Much appreciated.
Sep 9, 2017
A great cause in memory of a great man .
Sep 8, 2017
Pete was my son's Father in law and was such a wonderful man and friend. He will be missed such a lot RIP Pete. Kevin is doing and wonderful thing for the community so this is money well spent xx
Jean Macphee Sedgley
Sep 8, 2017
In memory of Pete Cronin, such as amazing man xx
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Great Barr, Birmingham.
I live on Pheasey estate and after a good friends father died recently, I thought it would be a great way of paying respect to his memory and doing something that would beneifit the local community.