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This is my 12th Father’s Day without Max. There is and always will be a missing space in our lives, and holidays are always hard without one of your children. The loss is ours and Max’s—sharing life’s experiences, weddings that will never be, grandchildren that should’ve...

As a proud mother, I brag about my children, including my son, Max, who died in 2005 from a hidden heart condition. There are many moms like me who can only embrace the memory of their child. Remember these moms as you receive homemade gifts, enjoy...

"When our son became a freshman at New Trier last year, we were immediately impressed with the all-around, individualized attention and care the school gave each student right from the start, " said Cathy Bell-Bartholomay. "We never dreamed that this would end up saving our...

The author of this deeply moving article died today. Amy Krouse Rosenthal is the sister of Beth Krouse, one of the foundation’s core volunteers. Beth is one of the foundation’s volunteers who happily travels to fill in whenever we are short of parent volunteers. Love and commitment...

Not long after we posted about purchasing an AED for emergencies both at home and away, a parent whose child was diagnosed with LQT as a result of our screening, wondered about traveling with the AED in an airplane. Unfortunately, she was told recently by...

Two things to know today: Registration for EKG screening is open for our spring screenings at North Chicago HS, Warren Township HS O'Plaine Campus, Warren Township HS Almond Campus, Libertyville High Schools and New Trier's Freshmen Campus. Raffle ticket sales are at a record low! Like under 20. Our pain is...

Let’s sprinkle our communities with AEDs. We want what Cher sang about oh so many years ago: we want to ensure ‘the beat goes on’. Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. This year, over 350,000 people will suffer...