Past Events

In A Heartbeat Makes 55th AED Donation

October 12, 2018

In A Heartbeat donated it’s 55th AED on Friday.  The AED recipient was Three Saints Orthodox Church located in Ansonia, CT.  To read more about Three Saints Orthodox Church, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED To Family

October 10, 2018

In A Heartbeat made it’s 54th AED Donation on Wednesday night.  The AED recipient was Brian Gagnon and his family.  Brian was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy but does not have an Implanted Defibrillator.  His doctors suggested he have one at home where he has 3 little kids.  This AED will keep Brian and his  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Donates 53rd AED

September 24, 2018

In A Heartbeat donated their 53rd AED on Monday night following their 3rd Annual Golf Tournament.  The AED was North Haven CERT.  To read more about the work North Haven CERT does click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Ward Street Church of Christ

September 5, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5, In A Heartbeat partnered with The Rotary Club of Wallingford to make an AED Donation.  This was the 51st AED Donation for In A Heartbeat.  The AED recipient was the Ward Street Church of Christ located in Wallingford, CT.  To read more about the Ward Street Church of Christ click here.  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Makes 50th AED Donation

July 17, 2018

In A Heartbeat made their 50th AED Donation on July 17, 2018.  The AED went to The Wallingford Vikings Youth Football and Cheerleading Program in Wallingford, CT.  This was the 22nd AED Donation of the Year for In A Heartbeat.  To read more about The Wallingford Vikings, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED To Wallingford YMCA

June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, In A Heartbeat made their 49th AED Donation.  This AED went to The Wallingford Family YMCA – West Side.  The AED will be placed in the pool area to be sure it is accessible in the event of a cardiac emergency.  To read more about the Wallingford YMCA, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Makes 3 AED Donations

June 18, 2018

On Monday, June 18, 2018, In A Heartbeat made 3 AED Donations.  This was the 46th, 47th, and 48th AED Donations for In A Heartbeat.  The three recipients were Recovery Network of Programs, The Club Health & Fitness, and CrossFit Ironworks. To read more about Recovery Network of Programs, please click here. To read more  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish

June 13, 2018

In A Heartbeat made their 45th AED Donation on Wednesday, June 13.  This AED went to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Hamden, CT.  To read more about Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED Prior To Start of Inaugural 5K Road Race

June 3, 2018

On Sunday, June 3, In A Heartbeat hosted their first ever 5K Road Race.  The race turned out to be a huge success with 293 registered participants.  Prior the event, In A Heartbeat made their 44th AED Donation.  This AED went to the Wallingford Police Department.  This is the third AED In A Heartbeat has  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Partners with Rotary Club of Groton for Donation

May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29, In A Heartbeat made their 43rd AED Donation.  They partnered with Rotary Club of Groton for the donation.  The AED went to Groton Congregational Church and to read more about what they do click here.

In A Heartbeat Makes Donation To The Jackson Laboratory

May 29, 2018

In A Heartbeat made a $1,000.00 donation to Dr. Travis Hinson at The Jackson Laboratory located in Farmington, CT.  This donation will go directly into research dedicated to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy genetic testing.  To read more about Dr. Hinson and his laboratory please click here.

In A Heartbeat Partners with Cardiac Science for 42nd AED Donation

May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, March 16, In A Heartbeat partnered with Cardiac Science to make an AED Donation to Hartford Public Schools.  This marks the 42nd AED Donation for In A Heartbeat.  To read more about Cardiac Science and their technology, please click here.  

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Wallingford Girls Softball League

May 5, 2018

In A Heartbeat celebrated Cinco De Mayo by donating our 41st Automated External Defibrillator.  This AED was given to Wallingford Girls Softball League in Wallingford, CT.  The read more about the Wallingford Girls Softball League, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Bongiovanni Insurance & Financial

April 5, 2018

In A Heartbeat made their 40th AED Donation on Thursday afternoon.  The AED was donated to Bongiovanni Insurance & Financial.  To read more about Bongiovanni Insurance & Financial, click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates an AED to The Meriden Rod & Gun Club

April 2, 2018

In A Heartbeat donated an AED to The Meriden Rod & Gun Club located in Meriden, Conn.  This was the 39th AED Donation for In A Heartbeat.  To find out more information about the Meriden Rod & Gun Club, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Wallingford Cardinals Baseball and Softball

March 23, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, In A Heartbeat donated an AED to Wallingford Cardinals Baseball and Softball Program.  This was the 38th AED Donation for In A Heartbeat.  To read more about Wallingford Cardinals Baseball and Softball, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates to Emmett O’Brien Technical High School

March 12, 2018

In A Heartbeat made an AED donation to Emmett O’Brien Technical High School this afternoon.  This was the 36th donation for In A Heartbeat.  To read more about Emmett O’Brien Technical High School, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Girls Incorporated of Meriden

March 12, 2018

In A Heartbeat donated their 37th AED this afternoon.  The AED went to Girls Incorporated of Meriden.  To read more about Girls Incorporated of Meriden, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Barrington United Methodist Church

March 6, 2018

In A Heartbeat donated their 35th AED on Tuesday afternoon.  This AED went to Barrington United Methodist Church located in Barrington, RI.  To read more about this church and their programs, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED’s to Two CrossFit Locations

March 2, 2018

In A Heartbeat made two AED Donations this morning at local CrossFit facilities.  The first went to 3E Fit located in Cheshire, CT.  The second went to North Haven CrossFit located in North Haven, CT.  This marked the 33rd and 34th AED Donation for In A Heartbeat.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to CFC Arena

January 29, 2018

On January 29, In A Heartbeat donated an AED to CFC Soccer Arena in Bethany, CT.  To see more about the people served and the activities offered by CFC, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to The Elliott Museum

January 17, 2018

On January 17, In A Heartbeat went South to make a donation to The Elliott Museum located in Stuart, FL.  To learn more about the museum and their exhibits, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Orange Congregational Church

January 9, 2018

On January 9, In A Heartbeat donated an AED to Orange Congregational Church in Orange, CT.  To read more about the church and their activities, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Seymour High School

November 30, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, In A Heartbeat made their 24th AED Donation.  This AED went to Seymour High School in Seymour, Conn.  To read more about Seymour High School, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Blades Girls Ice Hockey Team

November 26, 2017

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, In A Heartbeat donated an AED to the Blades Girls Ice Hockey Team.  This marked the 23rd AED donated by In A Heartbeat.  Blades is a three school co-op hockey travel team.  To learn more about this program, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates 22nd AED

November 15, 2017

On November 22, 2017, In A Heartbeat donated their 22nd Automated External Defibrillator.  This AED went to the Newtown High School Athletic Field.  To read more about Newtown High School, click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Sal Tinari Biddy Basketball

November 12, 2017

On November 12, 2017, In A Heartbeat made their 21st AED Donation.  The AED went to Sal Tinari Biddy Basketball, a recreational and travel basketball league for boys and girls ages 5 through 14.  To learn more about Sal Tinari Biddy Basketball, please click here.

In A Heartbeat Donates $8,000 Towards HCM Research

November 1, 2017

On November 1, 2017, In A Heartbeat made an $8,000.00 donation to Tufts Medical Center and their HCM Center and Research Institute.  In A Heartbeat board members Mike Papale, John Papale, and Joan Papale were on hand to make the donation.  Dr. Martin Maron, Dr. Barry Maron, and Noreen Dolan, NP accepted the donation.  To  [Read More...]

2nd Annual In A Heartbeat Golf Tournament

October 2, 2017

Join us on October 2, 2017 at Wallingford Country Club for our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament!  For more information and to register, please click here!

In A Heartbeat Partners with Parker Farms School and Donates AED to Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW)

September 27, 2017

In A Heartbeat board members along with Parker Farms School Principal and School Nurse Donating an AED to the Spanish Community of Wallingford  

In A Heartbeat Donates to CrossFit Wallingford

September 2, 2017

In A Heartbeat donating an AED to CrossFit Wallingford

In A Heartbeat Donates to North Haven High School

August 29, 2017

In A Heartbeat board members Mike and Joan Papale donating an AED to North Haven High School

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Isabella Roberts & Family

August 11, 2017

In A Heartbeat President, Mike Papale, donates an AED to HCM patient Isabella Roberts and here family!

In A Heartbeat Partners with BNY Wealth Management to get AED for Office

July 12, 2017

In A Heartbeat Presenting an AED to BNY Wealth Management

In A Heartbeat Donates to Wheeler’s Northwest Village School

July 6, 2017

In A Heartbeat Donates to Wheeler’s Northwest Village School

Cruise

June 24, 2017

Join In a Heartbeat on a private sunset boat cruise in The Boston Harbor to raise money and awareness for sudden cardiac arrest and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Our mission is to spread the word about the importance of CPR and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), as well as to provide AEDs and emergency training to organizations. Join Us

In A Heartbeat Partners With Kiwanis Club of Wallingford To Donate AED to Wallingford Police Department

June 7, 2017

In A Heartbeat and Kiwanis Club of Wallingford Donate AED to Wallingford Police Department

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Common Fence Point Improvement Association

May 5, 2017

In A Heartbeat Donates to Common Fence Point Improvement Association

In A Heartbeat Donates AED to Tiverton Public Library

December 12, 2016

In A Heartbeat Donates to Tiverton Public Library

In A Heartbeat Donates 3 AED’s before Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016

In A Heartbeat Donating to Corebella Health, LLC In A Heartbeat Donating to the Seymour Fire Department  In A Heartbeat Donating to The Boys & Girls Club of Milford  

In A Heartbeat Donates $6,000 to Tufts Medical Center

October 31, 2016

In A Heartbeat Donates $6,000 to Tufts Medical Center and their Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center.

In A Heartbeat Golf Tournament

September 27, 2016

  Date – Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Location – Wallingford Country Club Address – 195 Long Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492 Cost Single Golfer – $195.00 Foursome – $780.00 Dinner Only – $60.00 Sponsorship Opportunities Available!  To Register Please Click Here.

In A Heartbeat Donates to Wallingford Police Department

June 6, 2016

On June 6, 2016 In A Heartbeat donated an Automated External Defibrillator to the Wallingford Police Department.  Members of the Wallingford Police Department and In A Heartbeat Foundation as well as Mayor Dickinson were on hand for the presentation. “In A Heartbeat is excited to start a relationship with the Wallingford Police Department.  We will  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Donates to Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club

May 4, 2016

On May 4, 2016, In A Heartbeat donated an AED to the Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club in Wallingford, CT.  Multiple members and supporters of In A Heartbeat were on hand for the event.  Mike Papale told his story to 30 members of the club and explained the importance of CPR and AED’s. “It is  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Makes First AED Donation

May 3, 2016

On May 3, 2016, In A Heartbeat made its first Automated External Defibrillator Donation.  The AED was donated to the Manchester Knights Youth Sports and Cheerleading Program.  Manchester Mayor Jay Moran was on hand for the donation along with In A Heartbeat President Mike Papale, Vice President Joan Papale, and Board Member Brandon Gade. “It  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Supports MVS Dragonheart Foundation

April 16, 2016

On April 16, Mike and Joan Papale, attended the Michael Vincent Sage Dragonheart Foundation annual fundraiser at Two Roads Brewery in Stratford, Conn.  Mike Papale served as the keynote speaker for the event and shared his story with those in attendance. “Azadeh and everyone else involved with the Michael Vincent Sage Dragonheart Foundation put on  [Read More...]

Mike Papale to Speak at Annual MVC Dragonheart Fundraiser

April 9, 2016

On April 16, 2016, In A Heartbeat President Mike Papale will be the guest speaker at the 4th Annual Michael Vincent Sage Dragonheart Foundation Fundraiser.  The fundraiser will take place from 2-5 PM at Two Roads Brewery in Stratford, CT.  The mission of this foundation is to prevent death from sudden cardiac arrest.  For more  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat teams with Donna McCormick and Friends

April 3, 2016

In A Heartbeat will be teaming with Donna McCormick and friends for two road races this year.  In A Heartbeat President Mike Papale spoke at an event hosted by Donna McCormick. The event was a great opportunity for everyone to learn more about In A Heartbeat. “Donna McCormick has been an incredible supporter of In A  [Read More...]

Quinnipiac Basketball Supports In A Heartbeat

December 13, 2015

On December 6, 2015 the Quinnipiac women’s basketball team hosted Manhattan College.  In A Heartbeat board member Brandon Gade, an assistant coach at Manhattan, helped organize this event.  In A Heartbeat sold t-shirts and wrist bands throughout the game.  Manhattan won the game 52-45. On December 13, 2015 the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team hosted Boston  [Read More...]

In A Heartbeat Chilis Fundraiser

October 30, 2015

In A Heartbeat held a successful fundraiser in partnership with Chili’s Restaurant recently.  Patrons of the restaurant who dined at the Wallingford Chili’s on Monday, October 26th saw a percent of their bill donated to In A Heartbeat. “We were thrilled with the turnout,” noted Joan Papale, Vice President/Secretary of In A Heartbeat.  “Former players and coaches  [Read More...]

Mike Papale Tells His Story at Ryan Gomes’ Hoops for Heart Health Event

October 29, 2015

Mike Papale survived Sudden Cardiac Arrest in August of 2006. In this video he tells his story and stresses.

Mike Papale Speaks at Wallingford Rotary Club Meeting

October 14, 2015

On October 14, 2015 In A Heartbeat President Mike Papale spoke at the Wallingford Rotary Club meeting at Monticello II Banquet Facility.  Vice President Joan Papale and Board Member Matt Gade also attended.   

Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club show their support!

On Tuesday, December 29, the Walling 8th Grade Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club travel team supported In A Heartbeat by purchasing and wearing t-shirts for warm-ups during their game at the Wallingford Parks and Recreation Center.  This is a picture of Mike before the game with the team.

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