DAN Asks for Donations in Support of Care for Injured Divers
DURHAM, NC – December 7, 2021 – Divers Alert Network has begun its year-end giving campaign to help ensure that injured divers can always get the care they need. The safety organization is requesting tax-deductible donations to promote divers’ access to crucial medical assistance at all levels.
About DAN: The world’s most recognized and respected dive safety organization, Divers Alert Network (DAN) has remained committed to the health and well-being of divers for more than 40 years. The organization’s research, medical services and global-response programs create an extensive network that supports divers with vital services such as injury prevention, educational programs, and lifesaving evacuations. Every year, hundreds of thousands of divers around the world look to DAN as their dive safety organization. Join the DAN community or learn more at DAN.org.
Donate today at DAN.org/Give to support:
ON-SITE FIRST AID
DAN’s first aid training and oxygen grant programs prepare divers and dive professionals worldwide to act quickly and effectively to assist injured divers.
EXPERT MEDICAL CARE
DAN’s continuing medical education courses empower doctors and other health care professionals with the skills and knowledge they need to treat divers.
ACCESS TO CHAMBERS
DAN offers training, safety assessments, and funding to help keep chambers staffed, safe, and available for divers.
Since its founding in 1980, DAN has provided real-time emergency assistance in tens of thousands of diving emergencies. Through this experience, the organization has identified the most effective ways to help divers.
“From the dive site to the ambulance to the emergency room to the recompression chamber, there are many opportunities to enhance the care injured divers get,” said DAN president and CEO Bill Ziefle. “DAN recognizes this, and we work to improve outcomes at each of these touchpoints.”
Consider a donation to DAN this season to promote care for injured divers and keep chamber facilities accessible to all. Donors who contribute US$100 or more between November 1, 2021, and January 31, 2022, will receive a limited-edition “Helping Divers Since 1980” T-shirt.
With your support, DAN will continue championing diver safety and ensuring the global dive community has the resources it needs to prevent and respond to dive accidents.