Automated External Defibrillator sign

Don’t Miss A Beat!

Gifts made to Spartanburg Regional Foundation Heart Services fund enable our Heart Division to place AEDs throughout the community and provide life-saving training.

Medical emergencies can strike any time, and when they happen, minutes can mean the difference between life and death. Choose to take action. First call 9-1-1, then locate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), a user friendly device with simple steps that can save a life. Turn on the AED to follow the voice prompts.

The Spartanburg Regional Foundation Heart Division has created an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) assistance program to accelerate AED distribution in local schools, nonprofits and businesses – providing lifesaving training and AED access.

  • In 2017, the Foundations’s Heart Division will be awarding up to 10 community organizations an AED.
  • If you are a school, religious organization, non-profit or business in Spartanburg, Union, or Cherokee county you may apply for AED assistance through April 3, 2017.
    • If selected, your organization will be awarded  the following:
    • One Cardiac Science Defibrillator
    • One  four-year battery
    • One package adult HeartStart SMART Pads II, contains one set of adhesive defibrillation pads in a disposable plastic case
    • One infant/child key, > 55 lbs./25 kg (optional)
    • One each: owner’s manual, demo CD, quick reference guide, management tags
    • One plastic waterproof shell carrying case – OR — One each: standard carrying case, basic defibrillator wall mount cabinet, and three dimensional
    • AED wall sign
    • One  fast response kit, containing: scissors, disposable gloves, disposable razor, pocket mask, and large absorbent towel
    • CPR/AED training (3.5 – 4 hours) per organization needs ( 1 instructor per 8 people)
    • Printed education material
    • Emergency response plan (ERP) guide