About Us

Mission Statement

  •  To educate the general public and support research on the causes and prevention of sudden cardiac death in the youth, including Myocarditis; and
  •  To support the prevention of sudden cardiac death in the youth through heart screenings, CPR training and the placement and use of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs).

Board of Directors

  •  Giovanna Caccialanza-Peña, President
  •  Victor Peña, Treasurer
  •  Tara Kenney, Strategic Advisor


To learn more about our partners and past recipients of funds please visit:


The Myocarditis Foundation:  http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org

Parent Heart Watch:  http://parentheartwatch.org

Post 53:  http://post53.info

Hands for Life:  http://www.handsforlife.org