Arizona Lottery and the American Heart Association will donate nearly 1,000 kits
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Whether it's scratching off a scratcher or taking your chances on the Mega Millions your gamble is a win for your community. Since 1981, the Arizona Lottery has donated more than $4.6 billion to the state's education system, healthcare, and economic development, just to name a few.
According to John Galliland with the Arizona Lottery C-P-R training across the state was non existent, due to the global pandemic. And, according to the AHA 70% of American do not know how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR for short.
So, the Arizona Lottery teamed up with the American Heart Association and developed a plan to educate parents of infants with health issues.
Just under 1,000-infant CPR units have been donated to communities across the state. In Yuma, the Yuma Fire Department is slated to receive 200-kits.
The kits include a manikin-sized training doll, DVD's and workbooks in English and Spanish.