NFL Picks Simon’s Fund

The Cleveland Browns will likely pick Myles Garrett. The 49ers, Solomon Thomas, and so on and so forth. But yesterday, at the Draft Kick Off Event, the NFL picked Simon’s Fund. Ron Jaworski, former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and co-host of the 2017 Draft, called out Simon’s Fund, the Philadelphia School District and...

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Pediatric Poster Campaign

Heart Month may be coming to an end, but the battle to raise awareness about sudden cardiac arrest and death in children is a year-round effort.  The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that two thousand U.S. children die every year from sudden cardiac arrest.  A study from the Mayo Clinic...

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The Ultimate Gift Exchange

A small group of us got together on Sunday morning at Panera. Five families showed up.   The first family shared their heart screening experience . . . we thought it was a good idea to go the heart screening . . . we almost didn’t’ go . . . we...

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Sam's Trip to the Final Four

Simon’s Fund checks hearts and saves lives.  It also gets some pretty cool auction items for the annual fundraiser.  Read about Sam Kassar’s experience at the Final Four this year.  Thanks for your support, Kassars!  My Final Four experience was amazing.  I went to the games, the parties and the hotel. ...

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A Heartfelt Mission

Simon’s Fund honors a tot whose sudden death has long-lasting impact on research Rachel Vigoda Jewish Exponent Feature March 10, 2011 Simon Prushan, 12, is getting ready for his Bar Mitzvah this fall. He’s learning the aliyahs, practicing his Haftorah portion — and setting up heart screenings for students in...

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By Providing Free Heart Screenings, Simon's Fund Teams with Children's Hospital to Honor Akhir Frazier and Prevent Other Student Athlete Deaths

Simon’s Fund Continues Mission to Help Save Children’s Lives Through Free Heart Screenings in Memory of Three Month Old Son NORRISTOWN, PA – October 27, 2010 – This Saturday, October 30th, Simon’s Fund will host a free heart screening for students of the Norristown School District, ages 10 – 19...

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Plymouth Meeting couple named "Friends of children

By Thomas Celona Staff Writer Simon Sudman was just 13 weeks old when he died. For his parents, Darren and Phyllis Sudman of Plymouth Meeting, the death was a devastating loss and one they couldn’t understand. Simon had appeared to be a perfectly healthy infant. “We didn’t know why he...

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Please Touch Museum honors Simon's Fund

Simon's Fund receives "Great Friend to Kids" award Every year, the Please Touch Museum gives an award to people and organizations in the community that improve the lives of children. This year, Simon’s Fund is being honored. We are very excited and grateful.

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The Intangibles

Classic movie . . . Kevin Costner plays Elliot Ness . . . wait, that’s The Untouchables.  The intangibles are the things that happen but are hard to sense and even harder to quantify.  “Raising Awareness” is one of the big intangibles in our organization.  We want parents, school personnel, coaches, pediatricians...

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