Nearly 2000 are the difference
A campaign by first aid charity St John
Ambulance to recruit new supporters has raised over £85,000.
Campaign to raise funds
Door-to-door fundraisers are asking people across Hampshire to
support the country’s leading first aid charity by making regular
donations and nearly 2,000 people have already signed up.
Pat Morris, Commander of St John
Ambulance Hampshire, said ‘I would like to thank our new supporters
for their generosity. We are all delighted that so many
people in our local community want to help us ensure no-one suffers
for a lack of trained first aiders.
I would like to thank our new supporters for their generosity. We are all delighted that so many people in our local community want to help us ensure no-one suffers for a lack of trained first aiders.
Commander, St John Ambulance Hampshire
‘First aid can be the difference between
a life lost and a life saved and thanks to their generous support
we can continue our work locally and empower others to be make the
The current campaign, involving a
professional fundraising agency called Wesser, is just one way St
John Ambulance raises much needed funds to help provide life saving
The fundraisers are fully trained and
clearly identifiable, carrying ID badges as well as authorised
materials that explain the work of St John Ambulance locally.
They do not collect cash or cheques. They will be continuing
to fundraise in Hampshire until the end of the year.
The fundraising team is also giving free
first aid guides to supporters with advice on common conditions
such as choking, heart attacks, cuts and resuscitation