Protecting Hearts, Saving Lives

Posted on April 18, 2023

Blake Gives Back teamed up with Simon’s Heart to protect hearts and save lives on April 15th at LaSalle College High School. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death of student athletes. It takes the lives of thousands of students every year. On Saturday, Simon’s Heart provided the following to 200 students: heart screening, CPR Demonstration through their CPR Jukebox, and how to use an AED. The 50 Volunteers included Cardiologists from throughout Greater Philadelphia, EKG and ECHO Technicians, Physicians, Blake Gives Back and Simon’s Heart.

BGB and Simon’s Heart have teamed up to protect hearts in the Greater Philadelphia region. Our partnership to date has provided:

  • 10 CPR Jukebox Stops: Educating 10,000+ students in CPR
  • 18 AEDs placed: protecting 100,000 in the community
  • 3 Heart Screenings: preventing sudden cardiac arrest in 600 students

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