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.
This month we placed Defib number 32 at Galley hill in Guisbrough. We have three more on order to bring our total to 35, the number we initially aimed for and we’ve almost succeeded.It makes our hearts sing when we see them around in the community and know that Tom’s...
The lovely Jamie Jones has once again decided to cut his hair to donate to charity to make a beautiful blond wig for some lucky person out there, this year I (Lucy) have decided to join him in donating my hair also. Jamie will face ‘the big chop’ in mid-December when...
And so another year is almost over… time flies! Our 29th Defib has been delivered and will be online soon. The way they are managed has changed this year with all defibs now registered on a National database, which, in theory should make everything easier…. Once...