RECENT NEWS AND UPDATES
from the Hearts of BC ambassadors @heartsofbc
ESMERALDA GOMEZ: ALEX'S SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST STORY
October 26, 2020
As part of our latest project, here is a video with Esmeralda Gomez speaking about her son, Alex Gomez's sudden cardiac arrest story. What happened to Alex, was a huge reason why the City of Surrey mandated AEDs in their schools.
RICHARD ATKINS' STORY: SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVOR
July 19, 2020
Currently, we are working on a video series project with the University of British Columbia. This is a short video of Richard, a sudden cardiac arrest survivor and his story!
January 27, 2020
CPR & AEDs: The life you save may be your loved one’s
LAUNCH OF HEARTS OF BC PHASE I : AED IMPLEMENTATION
September 9, 2019
Now registered as a non-profit organization and incorporated under the BC Societies Act. we have now actively started working towards the first of our 3 pillars : AED implementation among local small businesses, religious institutions and schools across the Lower Mainland (with Community Education and Legislation Advocacy being the latter two pillars). Contact us to learn more.
CPR TRAINING WITH THE SURREY FIRE FIGHTERS
August 9 - 30, 2019
We provided CPR-C/AED training for 30 of our student ambassadors in collaboration with the Surrey Fire Fighter's CPR Training programs, for those who have previously not had the chance to be certified.
MIRI PIRI PARADE - SURREY, BC
July 27, 2019
Our Heart Health Ambassadors took to the streets of Surrey, BC took collect survey data from over 230 respondents along with educating these individuals about heart health.
July 20 - 21, 2019
Over 75 students were welcomed to our team. At these sessions they learnt about sudden cardiac arrest, the importance of AED implementation and what it takes to start up a non-profit organization.
PILOT LAUNCH OF INITIATIVE AND RECRUITMENT
July 3, 2019
Through the power of social media and word-of-mouth we received an immense response from British Columbian youth and other local organizations to be a part of our team.