AED Grant Applications Due April 30th

March 23, 2001

The Prudential Helping Hearts Program provides monetary grants to help voluntary emergency medical services (EMS) squads purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs). From 1994 through 1999, the program committed more than $4.5 million to nearly 2,500 EMS squads nationwide.

The 2001 Prudential Helping Hearts Program, launched in January, provides grants of $1,000 to qualifying volunteer non-profit EMS squads for the future purchase of AEDs. A maximum of $250,000 will be awarded. Applications are available through the Prudential Helping Hearts Program, 751 Broad Street, 16th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102-3777, and are due by April 30, 2001. For information, call 973-802-8888 or visit".