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:

Officers Use CPR and AED to Save a Man’s Life April 5, 2020A man is recovering at the hospital after officers had to perform CPR and use an AED to save his life. Read the full…
– Seattle.gov
Sheffield teacher praises hospital care after sudden cardiac arrest April 4, 2020Les Taylor, aged 67, who previously worked at Bradfield School, has spoken about the care he received at Northern General Hospital. Read the full…
– The Star
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Upcoming Events:

3rd Annual 5K Road Race – Sunday, June 7, 2020

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

2nd Annual Stony Creek Fundraiser – Sunday, July 5, 2020

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