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
Donated over 550 AEDS to schools, camps and community service organizations and supported legislative initiatives mandating placement of AEDs in places of public assembly.
Sponsored over 125 CPR/AED training classes attended by over 2000 individuals.
Awarded $200,000 in grants to fund equipment for organizations that provide CPR/AED trainin
Provided over $1,000,000 for research in order to identify those individuals, especially children, at risk of sudden cardiac arrest due to genetic cardiac disorders.
Have raised over 2.3 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!
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