St Andrew’s First Aid Collect More Than Spare Change from Asda, Coatbridge.
Volunteers from St Andrew’s First Aid Airdrie Company said a heartfelt thank you to staff and customers of Asda in Coatbridge when they were personally presented with a cheque for £750 on 9 March 2013.
The cheque was presented to the Deputy Commandant of Airdrie Company Cameron Millar, by Deputy Store Manager Ryan Linton. The money will go towards purchasing valuable First Aid equipment which could be used to save lives.
Volunteers were also on hand in the store to provide customers with First Aid demonstrations and promote of the potentially lifesaving benefits, having even a basic knowledge of First Aid can bring. Customers had the opportunity to try out their CPR skills amongst others, on specialised manikins at a display managed by the volunteers.
Stephanie Stewart Marketing and Fundraising Officer at St Andrew’s First Aid said “We are delighted that the staff and customers of Asda Coatbridge have helped us raise £750 in essential funds for our charity. The volunteers from Airdrie Company have helped demonstrate the awareness that communities have of our charity and this cheque will allow us to continue our vital work. At St Andrew’s First Aid we believe that no one should die because they needed First Aid and didn’t get it. This donation will help us deliver excellence in everything First Aid to the Scottish community and it has only been made possible thanks to the generosity of the customers and staff of Asda Coatbridge.