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September 29th

Mark Your Calendars for October 13

October 13, 2010, all charitable donations made through
will receive a portion of The Pittsburgh Foundation’s $500,000 matching
pool.  Give to the Sudden Cardiac
Arrest Foundation at anytime on that day and your gift will make an even
greater impact in our community.

September 21st

SCA Coalition to Host Briefing on Capitol Hill

To recognize the 50th anniversary of CPR and National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October, the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition will host a lunchtime briefing on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, in Washington, D.C. about sudden cardiac arrest and what Congress can do to help save lives.

Lance Becker, MD, Director of the Center for Resuscitation Science and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, keynote speaker, will address the impact of the nation's third leading cause of death* and solutions for improving survival.

September 10th

Survivors of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Families Invited to National Conference

PITTSBURGH--A workshop for survivors of sudden cardiac arrest and their families, and medical professionals will be conducted on Dec. 8, 2010 in San Diego, prior to the Citizen CPR Foundation’s biennial conference, the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update. The physical and psychological issues many survivors experience will be discussed and resources will be provided. Participants will also get tips and best practices on the survivor/family role in advocacy and support of initiatives and strategies to bring awareness to policymakers and the general public.

Presentations will include:

September 1st

Vote to Save Lives in Schools Across America

Help save lives in schools across America.

Mission & Vision

The mission of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Foundation is to prevent death and disability from sudden cardiac arrest. The vision of the SCA Foundation is to increase awareness about sudden cardiac arrest and influence attitudinal and behavioral changes that will reduce mortality and morbidity from SCA.

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