This video is by Sam Spiering of Windsor, Ontario, who is known for his daily video blog Interwebship. As a former child care provider, he explains why he supports our Indiegogo campaign to provide free online anaphylaxis first aid training to teachers and caregivers in the USA and Canada. This training is not part of standard first aid courses like the Pediatric and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED course offered by the American Red Cross.
Led to the campaign by my article about the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi from anaphylaxis, Sam explains that every educator, every child care worker, and anyone connected to children should have this training. As he writes “Any extent of training that could save one life is worth it.“
The perks we provide for contributions are also explained: “A contribution of $20 trains one teacher or educator, and the donor gets to take the course too.” It means a lot to know that the way we set up our campaign meets with his approval, since Sam ran a successful Indiegogo campaign too. In fact, he says he would have set one up just like this himself, if we had not done so.
As Sam says, “If given the chance, save a life, eliminate a preventable death. This leads to a better world, especially for kids. A $20 contribution is expendable for most people and should be their top priority. Contributions of up to $2,500 can be made to train a huge group of people. We can touch so many lives by supporting this.”
Thank you, Sam. Your support of our campaign means a lot.
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