Beacon: 911 where there is none

Beacon provides SMS-based emergency dispatching for communities in developing countries where "911" technologies aren't affordable
Technology
$41,007USD
raised of $75,000 goal
55%
0 time left
This campaign started on Aug 30 and closed on October 11, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on October 11, 2013
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  • $25USD
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    Half-Price T-Shirt

    SPECIAL CAMPAIGN END OFFER! The next 20 t-shirts HALF PRICE! If you donate $25 now, you'll get one of our t-shirts and you'll have the other $25 covered in by another donor! What a deal!!! First 20 takers only. Don't miss the chance! (And make sure you pick this perk!)

    5 out of 20 claimed

  • $1USD
    THANK YOU!

    Show the world your support for our cause! A sincere thank you on social media from us, project updates, and the latest news, and you can tell your friends you contributed to this exciting project.

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    12 claimed

  • $25USD
    STAR-OF-LIFE STICKERS

    Sponsors enough SMS for a full day of BEACON testing. You will receive 5 Trek Medics decal logos, as well as project updates, and a thanks on our website - send us your badge, too, if you have one!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    19 claimed

  • $25USD
    Commemorative Challenge Coin

    Included by popular demand! $25 sponsors training for 5 first responders and gets you this original Commemorative Challenge Coin!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    23 claimed

  • $25USD
    AMBULANCES AROUND THE WORLD

    $25 puts 5 more trained responders on the roads and also gives you the chance to read about the action on ambulances across the world in this brilliant book, "Paramédico: Around the world by ambulance," by Australian paramedic, Benjamin Gilmour.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    13 claimed

  • $50USD
    "GOOD SAMARITANS" T-SHIRT

    Sponsors one day of BEACON training for 5 emergency responders. You'll get an official Trek Medics t-shirt with an original design by our friend and artist, Rex Kalehoff, plus 5 decals. (Shipping OUTSIDE of the USA, CAN or UK, please add $15). Scroll down to see pattern.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    46 claimed

  • $65USD
    "PARAMÉDICO" THE BOOK

    In addition to sponsoring one day of training for 10 emergency responders, you'll get the t-shirt, 5 decals, and a copy of Benjamin Gilmour's thrilling book, "Paramédico: Around the world by ambulance." (Shipping OUTSIDE of the USA, CAN or UK, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    14 claimed

  • $125USD
    "GOOD SAMARITAN" SILK TIE

    A full 5 days of first responder training booked, and we thank you with a Vineyard Vines silk tie specially designed by Rex Kalehoff. Whether you're out on the high seas tying down a sail, or on the rocks slinging a broken arm, this cravat's for you! (Shipping OUTSIDE of the USA, CAN or UK, please add $15). Scroll down to see tie sample.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    19 claimed

  • $200USD
    CANVAS TOTE BAG

    For helping provide SMS for a week of testing, this reward gets you a Vineyard Vines canvas tote that can carry whatever the kids need, with plenty of room for towels, diapers, or band-aids! (Shipping OUTSIDE of the USA, CAN or UK, please add $15). Scroll down to see tote bag.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    9 claimed

  • $500USD
    PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD

    Things can go wrong on a big scale, so emergency preparedness exercises are needed; $500 helps for a full day of large-scale community response exercises. We also send you an engraved plaque to hang on the wall with a photo from the exercises. (Shipping OUTSIDE of the USA, CAN or UK, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    1 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    SISTER SERVICE SPONSORSHIP

    EMS agencies and fire departments can pool together and sponsor a full month of intensive training, plus add their department's insignia on the uniforms of all our trainees - a literal reminder you've got their backs! They'll love it!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    1 claimed

  • $6,000USD
    RIDE-ALONG WITH US

    That's right - we're willing to take a couple of our biggest supporters along, and get involved first-hand in our testing and training with one of our partner programs. (Room, board, flight, and in-country transportation covered. Health insurance not covered.)

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

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