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.

You can save a life … Make a Donation or Give an AED Today Learn more about our Foundation ›

“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.

Learn more about our Foundation ›

In the News:

CARDIAC ARREST VICTIM HONORS OC FIRE AUTHORITY PARAMEDICS FOR SAVING HER LIFE February 12, 2017IRVINE, Calif. (KABC) -- Irvine resident Stephanie Gavshon was reunited with the Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responsible for saving her life after a…
– ABC 7
Reducing Risk in Sports: Keep Your Athlete’s Heart Healthy February 9, 2017Since February is American Heart Month, now is a good time to learn what you can do as a parent to help keep your…
– USA Today High School Sports
More News


More Events