SMART Wokingham rushing to raise money for a defibrillatior!
On Sunday 20th May staff from SMART Wokingham will be taking part in the Color Obstacle Rush in Windsor. The team are hoping to raise £1500 through sponsorship and donations to purchase a defibrillator for the service.
About SMART Wokingham
SMART provides community based drug and alcohol treatment for adults and young people in Wokingham. The team offer one-to-one support, group learning activities and well-being clinics. People accessing SMART Wokingham can gain accredited qualifications and participate in the SMART community, where they help to make decisions and changes concerning the service.
What is a defibrillator?
A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest.
Why is it important to have a defibrillator at SMART Wokingham?
When someone suffers a cardiac arrest, time is of the essence. If we can get to them quickly, start CPR, and get a defibrillator on them quickly, we dramatically improve their chance of survival.
What is the Color Obstacle Rush?
The Color Obstacle Rush is a unique event over 5 kilometres, combining colour powdered runs and a challenging obstacle course, with the atmosphere of a music festival.
How can you support SMART Wokingham?
Create your own fundraising activity and profile to support the event by visiting the SMART Wokingham Color Rush event page and select ‘fundraise for us’ at the top of the page or ‘start fundraising’ and follow the simple instructions.
Share this news post on your social media – here’s the link www.smartcjs.org.uk/smart-wokingham-color-rush
Thank you so much for your support, you could help us save a life!