Raising Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

Our Mission

Aidan’s Heart Foundation is committed to providing awareness, education, and support to the communities of the southeast Pennsylvania region and its surrounding area to create heart-safe communities for youth regarding the prevention of and/or response to Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

— Formally adopted September 3, 2013

out of every 100 heart screenings results in a life threatening heart condition

6th grade students trained in CPR+AED since 2014

AEDs placed in Southeast PA by AHF

Upcoming Events

FREE Heart Screening Event

Registration for our heart screening event is now open.

Pre-Register below and you will receive a link to the full registration form. Residents of Downingtown Area School District will be given priority.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center in Downingtown.

8th Annual Run for Aidan J

Saturday, June 16th, 2018.

More information will be coming soon!

AED+CPR Training for Sixth Graders

In January, we visited the Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center (DASD) and trained another 1,000+ sixth grade students in CPR+AED! This was our third year visiting the school and we’ve trained over 3500+ students. Learn About our Heart Heroes Training Program.

Free Heart Screening Event - November 2016

In November 2016 we held a FREE Heart Screening at Haverford High School and screened 150 children. Two of the children screened were found to have serious conditions that could lead to sudden cardiac arrest. Read more about this event.

Get an AED for your Sports Organization, School, Church or Community Center

Learn about automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and find out how you can get a grant to obtain one or more.

Find Out How to Get an AED

Learn How Your Sports Organization, School or University, Church or Community Group Can Get an AED

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