Goals & Objectives

  • Install defibrillators (AEDs) in schools, athletic venues and public gathering places and facilitate training of individuals in the use of AEDs and CPR.

  • Propose and sponsor legislative efforts to encourage widespread placement of AEDs.

  • Raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest and the key role of bystanders in saving lives.

  • Fund research on genetic cardiac disorders that increase risk of sudden cardiac death.

  • Promote and support screening for sudden cardiac arrest risk factors

Key Accomplishments 

  • Donated over 425 AEDS to schools, camps and community service organizations and supported legislative initiatives mandating placement of AEDs in places of public assembly. 
  • Sponsored over 100 CPR/AED training classes attended by over 1500 individuals.
  • Awarded $75,000 in grants to fund equipment for organizations that provide CPR/AED trainin
  • Provided over $875,000 for research in order to identify those individuals, especially children, at risk of sudden cardiac arrest due to genetic cardiac disorders. 
  • Have raised over 1.9 million dollars towards our mission
  • Responsible for sponsoring NJ Good Samaritan Bill which grants immunity to anyone who in good faith attempts to use an AED to save a life.  Also sponsored the CPR/AED in Schools Bill which requires all NJ High School Students to learn CPR and how to use an AED.  Both bills have been signed into law! 

You can save a life

Contact the foundation for additional information about CPR/AED training or acquiring AEDs.

Donate to JTB Foundation