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Foundation sets new defibrillator challenge

Thu, 24 Jan 2013

Paula Lunt with Education Minister Tim Crookall
Paula Lunt with Education Minister Tim Crookall

An Island charity has set itself a new challenge for this year - it wants to equip every primary school here with a heart defibrillator.

Craig’s Heartstrong Foundation needs to raise around £60,000 to make the idea a reality.

Last year the charity purchased the equipment for all high schools, football and rugby clubs as well as other sporting facilities - in total 55 machines.

Each year the foundation also provides heart screening where members of the public are offered a free check up geared toward detecting any heart defects.

Paula Lunt is the founding member of the charity - she told us more about the initiative:

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