How To Help
Our Defibrillators are funded by the generosity of the public and local businesses, but it doesn't stop at donations. We need help finding suitable sites for the Defibrillators, and we also need support from Custodians who will ensure they are kept fully operational.
Ways To Donate
Each Defibrillator costs in the region of £2,000 to install, plus ongoing costs. Here's how you can assist with our Fundraising.
We have set up two JustGiving fundraisers to help cover the ongoing costs (such as pads and batteries) for our current installations, ensuring their availability far into the future:
1) The Hartcliffe Community Centre defibrillator fundraiser covers ongoing maintenance costs, and any surplus funds will go towards supplying the next community defibrillator.
2) The Southmead Health Centre defibrillator fundraiser covers ongoing maintenance costs, and any surplus funds will go towards supplying the next community defibrillator.
Location is key
Can You Provide a Defibrillator Location?
With a current usable radius of 300 yards, a Defibrillator needs to be at the centre of a community. We've placed defibs outside shops, barbers, pubs and community centres.
We are looking for building owners who will place defibs on their buildings, or who are able to re-site internal defibrillators to the outside of businesses for 24/7 public access.
Become a Support Guardian
Once the Defibrillator is in place, it requires ongoing love and care. We rely upon volunteers to keep an active eye on them. They alert us to any maintenance requirements and we update the national system following activation. This is to ensure that they are back online as soon as possible and are visible to the 999 call handler.
Can you help us?