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Richard Blewer was at work in Warrington when a colleague phoned from round the corner to say an injured driver needed a first aider. Here’s his story:
Our volunteers helped a couple navigate their way through numerous health problems at a difficult period in their lives.
06 Nov 2012
Like many Cuban Red Cross volunteers who are responding after Hurricane Sandy, Cito’s own family were severely affected by the storm.
When Becky Fry’s 93-year-old grandmother started to choke and turn blue, her horrified family were stuck to the spot – but first aider Becky knew exactly what to do.
When a man suddenly collapsed and stopped breathing at a busy airport, Brigitte Bellwood didn’t hesitate to act.
When Cecil Muggeridge’s farm cottage was razed to the ground, he didn’t know where to turn – but our volunteers were soon at the scene to help.
Volunteer Chris Allen felt exhausted and exhilarated – and just a little proud – after his first call-out to help a fire-stricken family.
When 93-year-old Vera House fell at home and sustained a nasty gash to her head, first aider Chris Cox was the first on the scene.
Our volunteers raced through deep snow to help the family of a woman badly burned in a domestic gas explosion.
Following a cross-country race, Iain Kennedy collapsed and – technically – died. But first aider Dionne Burns was there to help.
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