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Make an impact where people live, work, play and gather in Door County.

 

Put more automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) within reach and help save lives.

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  • More than 356,000 people experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in the U.S. each year.* 
     

  • Between 70 and 90 percent of people who experience OHCA die before reaching a hospital.**
     

  • Quickly shocking the heart of a cardiac arrest patient with an AED can help save their life.
     

  • More than 70 emergency calls to 9-1-1 in Door County during 2021 involved cardiac arrest patients.

  • Over 2 million people visit Door County each year.
     

  • 39% of Door County’s year-round population is 60 or older.
     

*Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation

**CDC.gov

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ABOUT

“Access to a defibrillator means that first responders or even bystanders can begin a key life-saving step before an ambulance arrives.”
- Door County Fire Chiefs Association President Chris Hecht

“Making AEDs more accessible and part of our public safety cultural will help save lives...defibrillation delivered by an AED and CPR make a critical difference in helping cardiac arrest patients ….”
- Door County Emergency Services Director Aaron LeClair

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The Door County Fire Chiefs Association works to improve fire safety, education and prevention through partnership and cooperation with organizations throughout the county. 

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Donations

Help us reach the fundraising goal of $75,000 to match a $75,000 anonymous donation. The total amount of $150,000 would bring approximately 80 new AEDs to Door County AND help save lives. Donating is easy - by mail, in person or online. 

Donations can also be dropped off in person at  fire stations and North Shore Bank and Nicolet National Bank branches throughout Door County.  A 3% service fee is automatically deducted from all donations made by credit card. Please consider payment by check if making a large donation. Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and will make an impact in Door County.  

 

Thank you!  

Door County Fire Chiefs Association

Send a Donation

See Attached Form and send by mail.

Donate Online

Click on button below to donate online.

Bank Deposit

Stop by Nicolet Bank or North Shore Bank locations to donate.

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Requests

APPLICATIONS FOR AEDS ARE NOW OPEN FOR DOOR COUNTY SCHOOLS, PLACES OF WORSHIP AND BUSINESSES/VENUES THAT ATTRACT LARGE CROWDS. CLICK BELOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REQUEST AN AED OR REQEST AED/CPR TRAINING.

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Sponsors / Partners

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Click below if you are interested in becoming a Sponsor or Partner to this program.  We will contact you to discuss.

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