- The Lifesaver bracelet is the size of a wristwatch. It sends out a low-powered signal that reaches about a mile radius.
- Trackers use antennas to find the signal, and once a beep is heard, a perimeter one mile out from the beep is established and slowly closed.
- Nationwide 3,459 people have been rescued using the Project Lifesaver technology.
- Fairfax County has located and saved 61 people using Project Lifesaver.
|This program does not use taxpayer dollars. Instead, it has been funded by many corporate sponsors including: The Virginia Wireless Association, Verizon, Northrop Grumman and Oracle. Fundraising is ongoing. |
Last May Paisano’s Pizza sponsored photos with Redskin Ryan Kerrigan to support Project Lifesaver raising nearly $400 for the project.
In 2017 Sharon Lodge #327 also had a fundraiser and donated $520 They held their second chili cookoff in June 2018. Funds will be dispersed this month.
|Donate to the Lord Fairfax Charity Ride and direct proceeds to Project Lifesaver.
[Lord Fairfax, the 14th Baron of Cameron, will lead a motorcycle ride to benefit four local charities, Fairfax Mason Research Fund, The Lamb Center, the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver, and Bethlehem Baptist Church Community Support Program. ]
To date more than $2300 dollars have been donated to Project Lifesaver through the Lord Fairfax Charity Ride!