At Blake Gives Back, our mission is to enhance the lives of children and families confronting cardiac challenges by actively engaging in the prevention, treatment, and research of sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens. Our commitment is rooted in the belief that every child deserves a healthy and vibrant life.
We proudly partner with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to support critical initiatives at CHOP’s Cardiac Center. Through advocacy and fundraising efforts, Blake Gives Back aims to advance the following objectives:
Blake Barklage was a 17-year old senior at La Salle College High School who passed away tragically on October 30, 2021 of sudden cardiac arrest. The aftermath of his death left his family, friends, and community in shock, grief, and immense sadness. In his short life, Blake touched many with his kindness and giving nature.
MEGYN KELLY ON THE LIFE OF BLAKE BARKLAGE AND THE COMMUNITY KEEPING HIS MEMORY ALIVE