Cody takes life-saving battle into the classroom

New defibrillator at Blackgates Primary School. (d601a505)

New defibrillator at Blackgates Primary School. (d601a505)

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A 12-year-old schoolgirl’s campaign to save lives in her community and beyond is going from strength to strength after yet another defibrillator has been installed in a local school.

Cody’s Defibrillator Campaign raises funds to install the life-saving machines in places such as schools,

sports clubs, youth groups and community centres, the latest being at Blackgates Primary School in Tingley.

Cody said: “The campaign is going quite well because I now feel that I am raising a lot of awareness about defibrillators.

“ I now get people messaging me asking if I could give them fundraising ideas so they can get one for their children’s schools, churches etc.

“I got in touch with Blackgates and offered to donate one ot them.

“ I am also donating one to East Ardsley Primary School as the teachers there have already had training on how to use one.”

For further information about Cody’s fundraising efforts visit her page on Facebook.