Fundraising for Defibrillators
Beliketom is a charity based in Redcar & Cleveland which aims to make lifesaving defibrillators accessible throughout the community.
The charity is named for Thomas Sievert, who died suddenly from a heart attack in 2017 aged only 35.
Tom’s family and friends were determined to make something positive out of this tragic event, and pledged to place 35 defribrillators throughout the local area, one for each year of Tom’s life.
Our Work So Far
With the help of hundreds of generous donations from people all over the community, we’ve so far been able to make 28 defibrilators accessible.
The collapse of Christian Eriksen three weeks ago on the football pitch brought back the horrors of what happened to Tom four years ago. We were transported back into a terrible situation along with many others and could only stand by observe and hope. Whilst...
It’s been ages since I last posted anything, how the world has changed. We know to our cost that the world can change in the blink of an eye and you end up travelling in directions that you could never imagine before. Plans made for 2020 have been put on hold. So many...
2020 began well. By the end of January we had gifted two defibrillators, one to the scout hut at Marske and one to the sports club at New Marske. We delivered a box to the Mermaid at Marske and had several enquiries about help and support we could give. Lucy and Cyn...