Posts Tagged ‘Wireless Lifesaver’
Dan Woolley was in Haiti last year working on a video project when the mammoth earthquake caused the hotel, where he was standing in, to collapse. Suffering from a severe and life threatening wound to his leg, Dan used a first aid mobile app on his smart phone to successfully treat the injury, saving his [...]
Chad Long, a young man, heard about a gentleman who suffered from memory loss was missing in Farmersville, Ohio. Chad went out searching for the man and found him in the woods stuck under a fence. Chad used his mobile device to alert others for help to save a life that day.
Darrin Boehmer was visiting a center in Oregon that trains the disabled for various jobs. Little did he know, he might save a life that day. Darrin describes what happened and how he reacted by using his wireless device.
Teenager J.P. Failor loves to hunt, but an expedition with his father took on a very different tone when they came across another hunter in terrible distress. J.P. tells us what happened one early morning, and how he used wireless to save a man’s life.
They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but New York’s Shane Berger has been the recipient of two ‘bolts’ of wireless good fortune. Berger shares his incredible story of how wireless has helped him save the life of not one, but two people, on different occasions.
Maranda Chatman of Decatur, IL, was on her way to school one morning when a man pulled over and tried to lure her to get in his car. After Maranda reached in her backpack for her cell phone to call for help, the man drove away. In this month’s Wireless Lifesaver, watch Maranda talk about [...]
Thanks to wireless technology and fast-thinking individuals, lives are saved daily. Each year, The Wireless Foundation presents Wireless Samaritan VITA Awards to citizens who used their wireless devices to intervene in potentially life-threatening situations. This year’s Achievement Awards Dinner will take place tonight. Here are some of the astonishing stories of past award recipients.
Imagine driving down a highway, and seeing another vehicle on fire! That happened to Michigan’s Eddie Gren, who signaled to the unknowing driver and had them pull over. That driver turned out to be a disabled man, and Gren combined personal courage and communication via wireless to avert disaster. To learn more watch this segment from [...]