Weʼve raised £362 to buy a defibrillator for Kingsthorne primary school Kingstanding. I'm running 26.2 miles of the birmingham international marathon.
- Birmingham, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 3rd November 2017
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Why choose a Automated External Defibrillator?
It's a scary fact that, annually, around 30,000 people have a cardiac arrest outside of hospital.
Less than 10% will survive to be discharged from hospital.
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), often confused with heart attack, can strike any person, anywhere, anytime. In most cases, there are no previous symptoms. When someone collapses from SCA, immediate defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are essential for any chance of recovery.
Electrical defibrillation is well established as the only effective therapy for cardiac arrest caused by ventricular fibrillation. Research shows that the best chance of survival is to apply a controlled shock within the first five minutes of collapse.
With ambulances not always being able to arrive quickly, those first few minutes are literally a matter of life or death. Wouldn't it be fantastic to have a product on site, everywhere in the UK, which could guarantee the best possible chance of survival following a cardiac arrest?
- 10 months ago
Kieren Davidson10 months ago
Thanks to helen/ simon/ jenna/ jenny/sam/ Robert/ tracey/ Lisa you have got us to 9% 👌
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Oct 25, 2017
KierenLong time mate - glad to see your finally doing something useful... Looks like you finally got married since we last spoke, many moons ago!Well done and good luck with the run.Best wishes.
Oct 23, 2017
Sorry it's took so long to donate mate, a massive well done to you again👍
Oct 15, 2017
Well done Kie & Helen, brilliant cause for donation!Love,The Milne’s X
Oct 7, 2017
Oct 3, 2017
Good luck mate, well deserved pint after all that
Sep 28, 2017
Good luck mate
Sep 28, 2017
Love the Burnseys!
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Hi friends I'm running the birmingham international marathon on the 15th of October. 26 miles of fundraising fun. Please dig deep to help me reach my target and get this great bit of kit for the school.
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