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Saudi Red Crescent Receives Guinness World Record for ‘Saving a Soul’ Campaign

Saudi Red Crescent Receives Guinness World Record for ‘Saving a Soul’ Campaign

Monday, 30 May, 2022 - 16:45
The Saudi Red Crescent receives Guinness world record for its "Saving a Soul" campaign. (SPA)

The "Saving a Soul" awareness campaign, recently launched by the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, received a Guinness world record after succeeding in collecting 9,836 pledges through its website within 24 hours, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Monday.


Participants pledged to learn first aid and how to use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).


Spokesperson of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority Abdulaziz Al-Suwaine said that the campaign, which was held at Riyadh Front, witnessed a big turnout from various segments of the society, including citizens and residents.


They showed true will to learn first aid and ways to use AEDs that the authority installed in several public places to help save lives, he added.


Al-Suwaine said the campaign's page on the authority's website has received thousands of pledge over the last hours, stressing that the success of the campaign is evidence of the high sense of responsibility of the Saudi society and the will of its individuals to always be ambassadors of life and humanitarian influencers.


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