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The Periodical of Pessimism Sucks recently featured the Foundation for it's work to prevent sudden cardiac death in young people. The publication's focus is to feature people who are changing the world we live in for the better by overcoming negative events and/or pessimistic attitudes....

Do you remember Schoolhouse Rock? On this Saturday morning TV show we heard a boy shout, ‘Knowledge is power!’ as he morphed into a superhero. Wise words, indeed. When our son’s heart abnormality was discovered during a free EKG screening by the Max Schewitz Foundation, we were petrified....

by T-Ann Pierce, volunteer As volunteers, our main objective is to give as many EKGs as possible, but we cannot help but walk away from each testing without personal stories. Lake Forest Academy provided many such stories. With an international student body, there were many kids who...

by T-Ann Pierce, volunteer There is a scene in one of my favorite movies, Caddy Shack, when the entrance of a beautiful woman tames the entire rowdy, rambunctious crowd of caddies. In her presence, the raunchy behavior transforms immediately into that of an elegantly choreographed synchronized...

The 10th annual Maxtravaganza, presented by  NorthShore University HealthSystem Cardiovascular Institute, was held on Saturday, June 20 at Lake Forest Sportscars. We were so appreciative of the Chicago Bears who sponsored our photos, which were done by Laurie Ferri and Megan Moore and our hosts Lake...

Support the Max Schewitz Foundation by attending the Maxtravaganza at Lake Forest Sportscars June 20th, 2015. Tickets are $75 each and include drinks, appetzers, dinner, heads and tails game and access to our auctions. There will be one winning ticket drawn at the Maxtravaganza. On that...

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10. Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Max Schewitz Foundation. Use the link below to great Mother's Day gift ideas in support of Max Schewitz Foundation. AmazonSmile Mother's Day Link Happy Shopping!...