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Pensioner Alex McTaggart saved Megan Higgins' life when she was just a baby – and was moved to tears when they were recently reunited.
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.
Following a cross-country race, Iain Kennedy collapsed and – technically – died. But first aider Dionne Burns was there to help.
One of the perks of being an event first aid volunteer is going to your favourite events – just ask horse-mad Kay Clow, who attends Burghley Horse Trials each year.
11 Apr 2013
Event first aid volunteer Ray Riva had to contend with a dramatic emergency while on duty at a packed rugby game.
When a pensioner had a nasty fall outside a shopping mall and knocked himself unconscious, a nearby group of schoolkids didn’t hesitate to help.
You’d need a p-p-poker face not to start giggling at the sight of fundraiser Mick MacDonald – but his freaky get-up raised £1,000.
Our volunteers are always willing to go the extra mile to help people – even if that means belting out a song or two.
Arriving in Haiti two months after the earthquake, Mark South was prepared for the worst. But amid the devastation, he found Haitians trying to rebuild their lives.
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