Many residents have a special place in their hearts for Medic One, as do their families and friends. Here are but a few of the “life-saving stories” that are directly attributable to the exceptional quality of emergency care services made possible by the Medic One Foundation. If you have a life-saving story to share, please click here.


Duane and Tammy Dunk

Duane and Tammy Dunk

“Medic One is a life sustaining organization. It’s not just protecting the life of the fallen individual; they are holding the lives together of entire families.”

Duane Dunk
Medic One Foundation Supporter

John and Lisa Glasser

John and Lisa Glasser

“I had the best in my living room, they were the best chance she could have ever had, and they were there. I will do everything that I possibly can to fund and help them.”

John Glasser
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Jim Rodrigues

Jim Rodrigues

“I have no doubt in my mind that if it wasn’t for Medic One, I wouldn’t have survived.”

Jim Rodrigues
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Doug Thomas

Doug Thomas

“I believe that the paramedics here have two things going for them. Clearly, it’s the training and their attitude about their job and about what they’re motivated to do every day—to keep going, to keep working on someone as long as there is any hope or any chance of saving that life.”

Doug Thomas
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Stephanie Arnold

“I’m here today because of the training that the paramedics receive, and the culture that Medic One instills in them is that you keep going. If there is any sign of life, you don’t give up.”

Stephanie Arnold
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Isabella Oosterhof

Isabella Oosterhof

“They’re guardian angles; I have to say they’re just guardian angels. The job that the paramedics and firemen did by saving my daughter—saved me, saved my husband, and saved my son.”

Kathy Oosterhof
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Heather Kelley

“I can’t thank the paramedics and the Medic One Foundation enough for the work they do in our community. They change people’s lives; they save people’s lives.” 

Heather Kelley
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Alexis Curran

Alexis Curran

“Not only did you save me, you saved my family, you saved my friends, everybody who loves me. You guys are my angels.”

Alexis Curran
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Phil Kennedy

Phil Kennedy

“The things they save are not just that body in the ambulance. They’re saving everyone associated with that person. They saved all of us. Medic One gave us our future.”

Anne Kennedy
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Becky Cole

“If these paramedics had not trained as hard as they had, if they weren’t as quick at getting to our home, then we would have had a different outcome, and I wouldn’t have my wife today and that’s a huge blessing.”

Jon Cole
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Lily James

Lily James

“Dr. Copass and Dr. Vedder are really nice, they’re my heroes. I wouldn’t be like this right now if they weren’t there.”

Lily James
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Tony Locati

Tony Locati

“I could see how emotional the experience was for them. They put everything into bringing him back.”

Jennie Locati
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Brett Daniel

Brett Daniel

“I’m just so grateful that this amazing man still gets to be my husband, and that my son gets to grow up knowing the kind of man that he could be and that he should be.”

Sarah Archibald Daniel, MD
Medic One Foundation Supporter

Sue Nixon

Sue Nixon

“It is unbelievable when you are a recipient of that sort of care because it simply saved my life. It is the thing that’s between me being here and me not being here.”

Sue Nixon
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor