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Let’s Get Defibrillators into Kiwi Schools for Heart Kids & their communities!

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$4,315 of $105,000 goal

Given by 16 generous donors in one year

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Help us to donate defibrillators into schools around New Zealand, starting with schools with high risk Heart Kids in attendance.

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Let’s get a defibrillator into every New Zealand school. We are starting with 35 Kiwi schools that have a child with a Congenital Heart Defect in attendance. The dōTERRA US Healing Hands Foundation has extended to pledge to match up to the equivalent of $15000 USD on all donations received by 31 July 2019!!

We are excited to announce that Dai Henwood has agreed to be our Patron. An amazing entertainer, comedian and Dad, he is also someone who genuinely cares about his community!

We are working closely with Heart Kids, Heartbeat and Wellington Free Ambulance to ensure that the defibrillators are donated where they are most needed. WFA and their agents will provide ongoing education, maintenance and monitoring of the units. These units will be available for use by the wider community and have the potential to save lives of children and adults should they need them.

The LIFEPAK CR AEDs are designed for safe and simple use by the first person at the scene of a sudden cardiac arrest. An internal computer analyses the heart rhythm and guides the user through each step with ClearVoiceTM technology to cut through real- world noises, enhancing clarity and delivering calm voice prompts. The LIFEPAK CR range are the only AED compatible with the frontline ambulance service.

This is the latest technology in the AED market and provides a switch between adult and child mode without requiring a change in pads.

Without immediate treatment, 90-95 per cent of cardiac arrests prove fatal.

Please help us to save lives!

About us

Embracing Hearts aims to donate a debrillator for use in New Zealand schools & their community where there is a child with a Congénital Heart Defect in attendance. Each unit costs $3500 + GST

Use of funds

Each defibrillator costs $3500. All money raised will go towards purchasing defibrillators for schools with a heart child in attendance in New Zealand.

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First Defibrillators Presented to Kiwi Schools  31 July 2019

Posted by: Embracing Hearts

We have been putting your donation to good use and gave our first four defibrillators to Wellington schools this week.

Check out our Facebook Page, YouTube clip and Gallery for pictures!

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Latest donations

  • Team Bliss

    Team Bliss on 30 Aug 2019

    $3,200

    Love you darling. x

    $3,200

    • Embracing Hearts

      Thank you so very much my dear friend! Your incredibly generous gift will see our matching campaign with US Healing Hands reach the maximum of $15000USD 🙏🏻

  • Rachel

    Rachel on 01 Aug 2019

    $10

    Best wishes! 💗

    $10

    • Embracing Hearts

      Thank you so much!

  • Leonie Featherstone

    Leonie Featherstone on 26 Jul 2019

    $500

    $500

    • Embracing Hearts

      Leonie this is so generous! Thank you my dear friend 🙏🏻

  • Jan

    Jan on 21 Jul 2019

    Private

    An opportunity to continue to support Heart Kids is always a humbling and heart warming thing to do. This initiative makes my heart sing an opera!

    Private

    • Embracing Hearts

      Thank you so much🎼

  • Rachel

    Rachel on 03 Jul 2019

    $25

    $25

    • Embracing Hearts

      Thank you very much!


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This page was created on 13 Apr 2019 and closes on 31 Jul 2020.
$4,315 of $105,000 goal

Given by 16 generous donors in one year

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