CPVT Awareness: Madalyn’s Story

On December 21, 2022 I was playing tag with my sisters and neighbors when I collapsed in my neighbor’s yard. Thankfully my friends ran for help after my youngest sister found me unresponsive and blue in the face. 911 was called and I was taken to the hospital where I...

CPR and AED Awareness: Matt’s Story

Matt Clark is alive today because of the quick actions of his coworkers – at 40,000 feet in the air. Matt, who was an airline pilot at the time, had no previous medical issues or symptoms of a heart condition before his Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in 2020. “There was...

ARVC Awareness: Dawn’s Story

Can you tell me a little bit about your SADS journey?  I’ve always been very healthy and athletic, always involved in running or walking. When I was young, I ran track, cross country and participated in a lot of 5K’s and a few Tough Mudders as well as a half...

CPVT Awareness: Karly’s Story

Can you tell me a little bit about your family’s SADS journey? My daughter, Karly, had her first Sudden Cardiac Arrest at the age of ten. She was a competitive soccer player and dancer at the time, and was at a soccer tournament up at Lake Tahoe. In between games, she...

AED Drawing: Mary’s Story

In October, the SADS Foundation held an opportunity drawing for an AED, which was generously donated by American AED, part of the One Beat Medical & Training Family. This drawing raised over $2,600 for us here at SADS – thanks to everyone who entered! Learn more...