THANK YOU!

This Year’s Smile Cookie purchases

raised over $13,576

ALL TVDSB SCHOOLS ARE NOW #HEARTSAFE.

Andrew’s Legacy has donated 61 UNITS, including TIM HORTONS in Thamesford!!!


Our Goal: To make all public spaces ‘heart safe’ by having an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) available on site, wherever a fire extinguisher currently exists.


WHAT DO WE DO?

A charity devoted to place AED’s in the community sports fields & schools. Raising awareness of life saving CPR and operation of AED in case of a sudden cardiac arrest, in memory of Andrew Stoddart.

WHAT IS AN AED?

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try and restore a normal rhythm.

WHAT IS SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. When this happens, blood stops flowing to the brain & other vital organs.

SCA usually causes death is not treated within minutes. The window of opportunity for using an AED is small defibrillation is more successfull if preformed within 5 minutes of the SCA. The chances of survival decrease 7-10% with every minute that passes after the arrest.