Our fundraisers are trained with life saving
2 April 2014
Forty more of our fundraisers
have recently been first aid trained to be the
difference between a life lost and a life saved.
Thanks to our charitable training team, fundraisers who work
with us from our fundraising partner, Wesser, have learnt life
Our door to door fundraisers work in local communities
across the country, sometimes in very remote towns and
villages, where the need for trained first aiders
is constant and prevalent. And, on average it takes an ambulance
six minutes to arrive. By training more people with first aid
skills, we are making our communities safer one location at a
By working with our fundraisers to increase their first aid
confidence, we give them the knowledge and enthusiasm to share the
necessity for these vital skills with others. It is through sharing
the importance of first aid, that we worked with Wesser to raise
£4.1 million to further our charitable programmes
last year alone.
‘We employ people who truly believe in the charity, and will
help us meet our goal – than no one should suffer
from a lack of trained first aiders,’ said Sam Butler, our
Acquisitions and Communications Manager.
All donations raised go back to our charitable
programmes, which provide free first aid training to
schools, youth programmes and community projects.