The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our mission is "to bring awareness about Cardiomyopathy and support those already afflicted with the disease and their families through education, support groups, and disease management."
Our vision is in a collaborative effort with the medical community to provide families with heart screenings, resources, tra ining, and support that will allow them to become proactive in the prevention of a heart disease that affects many young athletes and children throughout our nation.
Advocate for all households across the country to have at least one CPR certified person and public and private facilities to become equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an effort to save lives from sudden cardiac death.
In a team effort, work with both the medical communities and other nonprofit organizations throughout the country to advocate for a national week of cardiac screenings.