Cardiac arrest is a game-changer and a life-ending event for so many but does not have to be. Access to an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) can be a lifesaver in critical moments. For York College students, faculty, staff and campus visitors, the availability of AEDs across campus just expanded in a big way thanks to two charitable foundations.

Chad Karcher, long-time athletic trainer at YC, had identified the need to exponentially increase the number of available AEDs on campus and sent out the call for partners who shared his vision for a safer campus.