Charity work at The Midland
We are delighted to announce our nominated charity to
support throughout 2015 as
Hand on Heart.
Hand on Heart Charity has a simple goal; to prevent the
deaths of the 12 young people who die due to a
sudden cardiac arrest each week.
Having operated as a campaign since March 2010, Hand on
Heart became a fully registered charity
(#1145316) in January 2012 and is more committed than ever to
reducing the number of deaths of young people due to sudden cardiac
Since January 2011 Hand on Heart has placed over 200 fully
and partially funded defibrillator packages, (an
Automated External Defibrillator (AED), CPR training for staff and
pupils and training accessories) to schools across the UK. For each
of those schools they also trained 8 school staff to use
defibrillators and educate
30 children per school on basic life support.
To find out more, visit their website https://www.nspcc.org.uk/