Friday, February 1, 2013
Your 5K for Aidan J. Donations Help Equip First Responders with an AED
Thanks to your support through our 5K for Aidan J. run/walk event, we were able to donate an AED to East Brandywine Fire Company for their new emergency vehicle. EBFC was first to the scene the day that Aidan had his sudden cardiac arrest. We've become quite close with them in the past two years.
Steve and Chip Miller, our Cardiac Science AED representative, trained the East Brandywine Youth Athletic league head coaches the night we made the donation of the AED. Please see this article for more information...
On the evening of Wednesday January 23rd East Brandywine Fire Company received a very special donation.
Fire Chief John Edwards, accepted an AED on behalf of the Company donated by Steve and Christy Silva to be placed in the Command Vehicle.
Steve and Christy have made it their mission to increase the number of AED's in the community to specifically be used in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest, with a special emphasis on pediatrics.
You may wonder why this mission is so important to Steve and Christy? They are creating a legacy for their son Aidan who passed away on September 4th 2010 at the age of 7 years old. Past Chief Joe Edwards was first on scene in the Command Vehicle and initiated CPR. At that time the Command Vehicle was not equipped with an AED [read more...]
This marks our 22nd AED installation in the Downingtown area since June 2012! Thank you for your continued support! Please save the date for our 2013 5K for Aidan J. event-- Saturday, June 15th! www.5KforAidanJ.com for more information!