In emergencies, the first few minutes are critical to save a person’s life.
The provision of first aid ensures that basic care is given before medical aid arrives.
The Singapore Red Cross protects the community by providing first aid coverage at national and community events. We also provide training as part of our mission to protect lives and respond to emergencies.
WHAT WE DO
Through the Community FirstAid programme, we mobilise First Aid volunteer teams for events ranging from the National Day Parade, Chingay Parade and Istana Open House to community sports events, family day carnivals, etc.
At the Singapore Red Cross, first aid duties are our way of protecting the community.
Currently, Singapore Red Cross provides more than 10,000 man hours of service every year, working with hundreds of certified First Aiders, among whom the champion could commit up to some 200 hours of service per year.
“Those critical minutes can make a big difference in saving a person’s life before advanced medical care arrives. By volunteering in Community FirstAid, we can save lives.”
Mr Elias Ye
"Volunteering as a first aider keeps us abreast of the first aid techniques and enhances our confidence in delivering the skill to pack others. Whenever we bring smiles to others, we know our efforts are all worthwhile."
Mr Michael Lim
First Aider on Wheels - a Community FirstAid Programme
WHAT WE DO
First Aiders on Wheels patrol along the East Coast Park every weekend and on public holidays, to provide first aid to park-goers in need.
WHO WE HELP
We help the visitors of East Coast Park by attending to their physical injuries, providing assurance and comfort or calling an emergency ambulance in case of need.
While most casualties do not face life-threatening situations, they benefit from having their wounds and sprains properly bandaged. More often than not, it is our presence in which the community finds assurance
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Get first aid trained and serve with us at national and community events or join as a First Aider on Wheels! If you are looking for a CSR activity that marries team bonding, healthy living and direct aid – with direct benefits (first aid skills) to your organisation – this is the choice programme!
If you are a first aider, you can enrol directly in the First Aider on Wheels programme and serve with us!
Donate and help us train volunteers to serve the community. $90 subsidises 1 volunteer to be first aid ready and respond to emergencies in the community.
Contact us if you require community first aid support.