We accomplished a goal

Percent of Indiana State Police Equipped


"Carmel Dads' Club supports the mission of Heart Reach Carmel in placing lifesaving AED's. Support Bolt For The Heart on Thanksgiving Day and help save lives."
Jack beery
President, Carmel Dad's Club


" I'll never be able to repay this debt, ever, but I can try to be a little part of something as special as Bolt For The Heart and help get AED's in patrol cars."
Jeff utzinger
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor

the mission

Our mission is to place an AED in each Indiana State Police Patrol car. Your support has already allowed us to donate  331  AED’s to date. We are only 134 from our goal. Your registration, donation and sponsorship has already saved countless lives over the last 5 years and will continue to save lives this year. 

Your Support Counts!

you made 2017 a huge success

3,000 Participants – 20% year over year growth

97 AED’s donated to the Indiana State Police Troopers

100% of the proceeds allowed BFTH to purchase AED’s

the goal for 2018

3,500 + Participants 

Raise $200,000 in Sponsorships

134 AED’s Purchased & Donated


134 AED’s will allow us to “finish the job” with the ISP by placing one AED in every single Indiana State Police Car – 100% Coverage! This will allow us to begin working towards every police car in Indiana, with our efforts next year.

Your Support Counts!

40,000 lives a year can be saved!

What is an AED?

An AED is a portable Automated External Defibrillator used to restart someone's heart in the event of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Think of you car with a dead battery and needing a jump start.

AED Facts

95% of those who suffer from SCA die because CPR and defibrillation usually occur too late, if at all. If CPR and an AED are applied within 5 munutes, at least 40,000 more lives per year could be saved.

What is a SCA?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Although the reported incidence in youth is less than adults, SCA is not a rare occurrence. In fact, SCA affects about 16 people under the age of 18 every day. SCA is a public health crisis - and bystander intervention with CPR and AED's can mean the difference between live and death.

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