As a previous Ambulance Communications Officer, it is incredibly important to me to make a difference in my community and continue to make a positive impact on the lives of those around me. Check out some of the initiatives I participate in throughout the year!
Have a Heart, Save a Life!
Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone at any time. Often when it happens there are no defibrillators available until first responders arrive on scene. For every minute access to a defibrillator is delayed, the patient's chances of survival decrease by 7-10% - NOT good odds. Each February, I raise money to place more defibrillators throughout the Durham Region in the hopes of saving the lives of those that go into cardiac arrest in the community.
100 Kids who Care - Durham Region
100 Kids Who Care is a heartwarming initiative that empowers young minds to create a lasting impact in their community. Our mission is simple yet powerful: we inspire children aged 5 to 13 to become compassionate leaders by actively participating in charitable endeavors. Through hands-on experiences, they learn valuable life lessons while making a difference.
Join us in nurturing the spirit of giving in the next generation. Together, we're shaping compassionate leaders who will shape a brighter future for our community.
Officer Jeff Tucker's Story
In 2018, Officer Jeff Tucker of the Durham Regional Police Services suffered a cardiac arrest while playing hockey at an arena. Three years later, life came full circle, and he had the opportunity to save someone else experiencing cardiac arrest. Check out his story, it's nothing short of incredible!!
If you would like to donate to my fundraiser to place more AEDs within the Durham Region, just click the link.