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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First responders credited with saving referee’s life at Chatham basketball game February 19, 2018Sports are supposed to be an escape from the worries of this world — paying the rent, relationship troubles and even the unfortunate mortality…
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