Our mission is to prevent death from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and sudden cardiac arrest by raising awareness, enabling research, and donating automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to places that need them.

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“Without an AED, my chances of survival were one in a million.”

– Mike Papale, founder Read Mike's Story

A Foundation Dedicated to Awareness, Research and Donating AEDs

HCM is the most common cause of sudden death in young athletes. When sudden cardiac arrest strikes, an AED can mean the difference between life and death.

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In the News:

Dispatcher talked Berlin caller through CPR January 18, 2020BERLIN - A dispatcher with the Nashoba Valley Dispatch Center is being credited with helping talk a caller through lifesaving measures until medical help…
– Telegram.com
In cases of cardiac arrest, time is everything. Community responders can save lives Each year more than 24,000 Australians experience a sudden cardiac arrest. This means their heart unexpectedly stops beating. A cardiac arrest leads to loss…
– The Conversation
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Upcoming Events:

2nd Annual Stony Creek Fundraiser – Sunday, May 3, 2020

In A Heartbeat Harpoon Brewery Fundraiser – Sunday, June 14, 2020

5th Annual Golf Tournament – Monday, September 21, 2020