Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

Get Charged Up! is a program that models the importance of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and Cardiac Emergency Response Plans (CERP) anywhere youth congregate, including sports teams, camps and youth centers.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the #1 killer of student athletes and the leading cause of death on school campuses, though most organizations are under-prepared to respond to a cardiac emergency.

Parent Heart Watch is the only national organization solely dedicated to protecting youth from sudden cardiac arrest and preventable sudden cardiac death. Our vision is eliminate preventable deaths and disabilities from SCA in youth by 2030.

As part of a national initiative to protect young hearts, Parent Heart Watch is inviting NOT-FOR-PROFIT organizations to apply to Get Charged Up! to earn a free AED this summer. Sports leagues or teams, camps and other youth programs in the continental U.S. (excluding Alaska & Hawaii) can participate in this program.


To apply for the program you'll need to commit to the following, then complete this short intake form. We will notify you in early June if your application has been accepted.

1) Obtain approval from program administration to participate in Get Charged Up!

2) Leadership team participates in a one-hour virtual webinar orientation on Cardiac Emergency Response Planning provided by Parent Heart Watch.

3) Implementation of a cardiac emergency response plan using our step-by-step toolkit that establishes a simple system to prepare your organization to respond to a cardiac emergency.

4) Complete program milestones as outlined in the webinar to receive your complimentary AED and cabinet from Parent Heart Watch.

5) Proper installation and registration of your new AED.

6) Include AED maintenance in your program budget for replacement of batteries & pads to ensure AED readiness when needed.

7) Dissemination of sudden cardiac awareness prevention information to your program community.

8) Conduction of one cardiac emergency drill within three months.

9) Complete the program by August 31, 2022.

Thank you very much for your interest in championing sudden cardiac arrest prevention on your campus! 

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* 1. Full Name of Person Completing this Registration (this would be the contact person for the program)

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* 2. Title

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* 3. Organization Name

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* 4. Address

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* 5. If different from above, physical address where AED would be shipped

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* 6. Your Phone Number

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* 7. Your Email

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* 8. Name of Administrator (who has confirmed your participation in this program)

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* 9. Administrator Email

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* 10. Please indicate your type of not-for-profit organization.

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* 11. What is the population of your organization (youth, staff, volunteers)?

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* 15. Does your organization have a comprehensive, written and practiced cardiac emergency response plan in place BEYOND the understanding to call 911?

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* 16. In the history of your organization, has there ever been a sudden cardiac arrest event in your youth community?

Parent Heart Watch is a non-profit organization that makes every effort to obtain funding for a limited number of AEDs. 
Completing this registration and survey does not guarantee an AED will be awarded to your school.

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