Eveson Charitable Trust £3,000 Grant to Herefordshire Heartstart
Herefordshire Heartstart are pleased to announce that the Eveson Charitable Trust have awarded the charity a grant of £3,000 to help towards the running costs of the charity for delivering courses in the community. This will enable us to continue teaching community Heartstart courses throughout Herefordshire.
Herefordshire Heartstart is a registered charity (no 1082309) established in 1996 and is affiliated to the British Heart Foundation to run free two hour How to save a life courses. These courses are available to anyone, to teach them the necessary skills to keep someone alive until the emergency services arrive.
This includes dealing with choking, serious bleeding, heart attack, unconsciousness and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). These are simple skills that can and do save lives.
Herefordshire Heartstart is affiliated to the British Heart Foundation, but we are not funded by them nor the Government for our service. We are a local initiative helping the people of Herefordshire. We rely on donations and grants to keep this vital service running.
Loraine Coleman Co-ordinator/Project Manager “I am really pleased that they have continued to support us again over the coming year. It is becoming increasingly m more difficult for charities to find funding. We rely on grants, donations and fundraising to keep this vital service running for the people in Herefordshire. This grant will help us to carry on teaching these essential skills to communities throughout Herefordshire.”
To book a course for your group or to book onto a public course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Contact the Co-ordinator/Project Manager Loraine Coleman on 0845 60 60 654 Mon to Thurs 9am to 12.45pm (after 6/1/15)
FROM LORAINE COLEMAN, HEREFORDSHIRE HEARTSTART