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Starting Hearts

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Health & Medicine

Location

PO Box 2381Avon, CO 81620 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Starting Hearts is a public charity dedicated to preventing death for future victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest through increased awareness, CPR and AED outreach programs. Reaching millions to save thousands! Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime... Are YOU ready?

Description

Starting Hearts is a nonprofit providing free CPR & AED education. Starting Hearts' primary goal is to save lives and increase survival rates for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) through community education. Programs are designed to Starting Hearts aggressive approach encourages individual responsibility and confidence to take action when presented with life-threatening situations in their own communities.

Starting Hearts programs provide the knowledge and skills necessary to respond when a cardiac emergency is present. Programs will focus primarily on the youth and general public. School age children are extremely crucial because they will retain these skills throughout life and have the capability to help someone in their own home. The general public is particularly important because of the nationally low survival rates and overall lack of knowledge pertaining to heart disease. The focus is slightly different for varying groups but the goal remains the same; empower people to act as first responders and save the lives of those in their community.

Over time, Starting Hearts hopes to establish a lasting impact that will increase survival rates in communities all over the world.

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