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:

Salisbury dad meets paramedics that saved his life April 25, 201944 year old Rob was challenging his children to see who could run 1 kilometre the fastest when he had a sudden cardiac arrest…
– Spire FM
EXCLUSIVE: Eight-year-old who went into sudden cardiac arrest clings to life after surviving four open heart surgeries in just four years An eight-year-old Alabama boy is currently fighting for his life after going into sudden cardiac arrest. Read the full story here.
– DailyMail.com
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