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Thank You RHF Sponsors!

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Thank You RHF Sponsors!

03/08/2014  Today brings mixed emotions.  It’s time for the Annual Heart Run/Walk.  I am ever so proud of our 10-yr old son, Dylan.  He has walked by my side every year since he was 5-yrs old and since my cardiac arrest.  Never once complains or ask why he has to be up at the crack of dawn to walk miles; he just knows this day has special meaning and we both rejoice in it.  This morning we will be walking for all those that are defying the odds, those that cannot walk, and those that we honor.  I am humbled by the love and support of family and friends that are in show of support today...

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Angie Reports from the Philippines

Posted on Nov 24, 2013 | 1 comment

Angie Reports from the Philippines

The DMAT team provided medical care to patients in clinics, an ER where over 600 operations were performed and 20 babies were delivered while also reaching out to the many people in surrounding neighbourhoods of Tacloban and Carigara. Angie says that it will take years for the hard-hit areas to recover and she asks that Americans keep the Filipinos in their thoughts and prayers. Angie is serving with Team Rubicon. See video for more.

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Angie Travels with Team Rubicon and an AED to Philippines

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 | 1 comment

Angie Travels with Team Rubicon and an AED to Philippines

  In the wake of the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, Angie travels with Team Rubicon and life-saving equipment to the hardest hit area of Taclobon. Angie was chosen by Team Rubicon to fly to the Philippines on November 17th for ten days. She will be part of their Medical Team. Angie texted from her intensive, two-day training near LAX. “This is an outstanding organization. I have had the pleasure of meeting people who have flown in from all over the United States.  We have lots of medics, firefighters, Drs, Pediatricians, Neurosurgeons etc. Apparently there is no...

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Central Park–Getting an AED into the Heart of New York City

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 | 2 comments

Central Park–Getting an AED into the Heart of New York City

Quite honestly, I did not know where to start having never been to Central Park.  All I knew was that it was of a large scale and that we needed to find a secure location for the AED.

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Central Park–It Started with a Letter

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Central Park–It Started with a Letter

Lynda Zussman mailed a letter to my home after reading the published “2009, Putting her heart into it” newspaper article. Lynda shared the events of what occurred in Central Park, Memorial Day, 2008 when her beloved daughter, Lauren collapsed. Lauren Zussman, a 26 year-old Ford Model, was studying to be a Life Coach at New York University.  She resided in Manhatten for 5 years of her life, but her roots were in Southern California – Newport Beach.  Tragically, Lauren collapsed in Central Park while out for a jog with her fiancé. There were three strolling Doctors who tried to perform CPR but...

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What People Are Saying – Justin Darby, Director of Marketing, AED.com

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 | 0 comments

What People Are Saying – Justin Darby, Director of Marketing, AED.com

Here at AED.com, when we decided to give away 100 AEDs this year we knew we were going to be touched by many of the stories we would hear. What we didn’t realize was just how touching these stories would be. There are many organizations and individuals who are making a difference and spreading awareness about Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Rescue Heart Foundation is one who stood out to us and touched our hearts.

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