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:

Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest Reunited With Rescuer February 22, 2020FAIRFAX, VA — A reunion took place Thursday between a man who suffered cardiac arrest and the woman who saved him. Read the full…
– Patch
Training staff saves high school coach who went into cardiac arrest at Charter Oak COVINA — California High School girls soccer coach Brian Bordier collapsed during Wednesday’s CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoff game from an apparent heart…
– San Gabriel Valley Tribune
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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