Packers donate $100K toward AEDS for schools, rec leagues
GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The recent cardiac arrest incident involving Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin has prompted a donation from the Green Bay Packers.
They're donating $100,000 and working with their health care provider to send automated external defibrillators or AEDs to schools and rec leagues in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
AEDs can restore a heart to its normal rhythm.
An AED was used to treat Damar Hamlin on the field.
This effort by the Packers and Bellin Health will include training sessions to make sure the devices can be used properly.