SCA Stories

Tragedy Strikes Change

Tragedy Strikes Change

Karen Acompora’s Mission to Raise SCA Awareness & Save Lives The Acompora family tragically lost their perfectly…

Who Do You Play For? Evan Ernst’s fight to save lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Who Do You Play For? Evan Ernst’s fight to save lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Who We Play For (WWPF) is an organization born out of the loss of Rafe Maccarone, who passed…

Cardiac Arrest on the Ski Chairlift

Cardiac Arrest on the Ski Chairlift

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere – including the ski chairlift. 14-year-old Cassidy was…

Mary Newman Shares Her SCA Story

Mary Newman Shares Her SCA Story: Challenges & Inspiration

A founding member of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, and instrumental in the development of both the…

Dominic Murray Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act

Legislative Victory for the Dominic Murray Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) refers to a condition in which the heart stops pumping blood abruptly due…

Jennifer Chap – How her Cat, Buddy, Alerted her to her Husband’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Emergency

Jennifer Chap – How her Cat, Buddy, Alerted her to her Husband’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Emergency

Jennifer Chap describes her surreal experience providing CPR to save her husband Rick’s life on what started…

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Save in Chik fil A

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Save in Chik-fil-A

“With Sudden Cardiac Arrest, you have no time. There’s no time on the table. You’re on the…

Cardiac Arrest Rescue on a Plane

Cardiac Arrest Rescue on a Plane

Dr. Allison Dupont, an interventional cardiologist, reflects on her experience responding to a cardiac emergency during a…

Cardiac Arrest With & Without an AED

Responding to Cardiac Arrest With & Without an AED

As a cardiologist, Dr. Bourne has resuscitated countless patients. Almost all of these cases of cardiac arrest…

Tanner Jameson - Fighting for Tanner with School AED Laws

Fighting for Tanner with School AED Laws

“Grief is like war. I either win or I die trying. This AED war is something I…

Bill and Shawn share their inspiring stories of survival

Office Colleagues Save a Life

Bill and Shawn share their inspiring stories of survival and gratitude. On World Restart a Heart Day…

David L Finlayson

Military Mom’s Fight to Keep Brave Hearts Beating

How One Mother is Working to Change Medical Military Protocol Laurie Finlayson’s son David died of Sudden…

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