Tag Archives: AED fundraising

“Zip Across the Clyde” funds AEDs in Glasgow

The British Heart Foundation held a dramatic and exhilarating fundraiser earlier this month to raise money to purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to be deployed in Glasgow. Hundreds of people, each with a minimum of £100 pledged, were hoisted 150 feet into the air to fly across the Clyde River in Glasgow on a 1000-foot long zip […]

Defibrillator saves 13-year-old; cardiac arrest not just for the old [VIDEO]

Josh McKeel, the coach and athletic director at Calloway County High School, is a big advocate for automated external defibrillators. That’s why his parents, Al and Jan McKeel, donated a Powerheart AED G3 to the Kentucky high school’s athletic department last month. They made the donation in memory of McKeel’s late grandparents. Two days later, on August […]

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month: Cardiac Science for the week of October 5

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month The Heart Rhythm Society is kicking-off National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October and launching a multi-year campaign to call attention to SCA. One of the key activities of […]