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2016 PPMA Golf Recap

Thank You! Thanks to all the golfers, volunteers, donors and attendees of the 14th Annual PPMA Memorial Golf Tournament. Your generosity makes the day for remembering Peter so special to us. We could not do it without you! Congrats to the 2016 PPMA Champions Steve Buchholz, Craig Buchholz, Sterling Fairholm and Goran Kalas  

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Glassybaby Event, Nov. 10

The PPMA Foundation is honored to be the charity of choice for Glassybaby’s in-store holiday shopping event. Join us for sips of champagne, shopping and a chance to give to the PPMA Foundation. Thursday, Nov. 10 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Glassybaby Union Street 2070 Union Street San Francisco, CA 94123 Download the flyer for more […]

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PPMA Foundation Receives Special Recognition from SFPD’s SF SAFE

At SF SAFE’s Annual Gala on May 14, 2015, the Peter Patrick Madigan Antonini (PPMA) Foundation was awarded a special recognition of excellence in honor of its contribution of AED’s for the SFPD’s Adopt-a-Police Car program. The program aims to furnish AEDs in every squad cars in San Francisco. The PPMA Foundation has donated funds for […]

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SFPD AED Program

As part of our mission to raise awareness of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and sudden cardiac arrest, the PPMA Foundation is partnering with the San Francisco Police Department’s SF SAFE Adopt-a-Police Car program. The program aims to furnish AEDs in every squad cars in San Francisco. So far, the PPMA Foundation has donated funds for 13 AEDs.

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Wetsuit donation to SFFD honors man who dreamed of firefighting

By Steve Rubenstein – San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 2015 The San Francisco firefighters who pull struggling swimmers from the Pacific Ocean were feeling quite toasty Thursday in their brand-new fire-engine-red wetsuits. “This is great,” said firefighter Harry Higgins. “I can move my arms. And it’s really well insulated. I don’t have to wear any […]

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Drink to PPMA at Credo

This Valentine’s Day we’re feeling the love. Credo Restaurant in downtown San Francisco has selected the PPMA Foundation as its Community Partner of the month as part of its Initiatives Program. That means: $2 from every purchased signature cocktail and appetizer will be donated back to the PPMA Foundation 20% of the sales during dinner […]

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2014 PPMA Wrap Up

Dear Friends: A huge thank you for all your donations, contributions and participation in the PPMA Foundation’s 12th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament. We raised over $20,000! Each year we remember Peter in a special way and every time we are amazed by your enthusiastic support and love. A big congrats to our Perpetual Trophy winners […]

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Some athletes seek more thorough heart screenings

Some athletes seek more thorough heart screenings By Erin Allday – San Francisco Chronicle, December 3, 2014 Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and efforts to combat it are focused primarily on prevention — especially good diet and plenty of exercise. But there’s an irony to that prescription. For […]

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That Silent Killer That Must Be Shocked

The San Francisco Police Officer’s Association (POA)’s November Journal featured a story by Brent Sverdloff, Executive Director of SAFE on the life-saving importance of AEDs and the PPMA Foundation’s donation to the SFPD Adopt-a-Police Car Program. What kills more people per year in the U.S. than breast and prostate cancer, AIDS, traffic collisions, firearms, and […]

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Take heart: preventing sudden death on the sports field

From Henry Roth on August 22, 2014 in The Guardian: A student’s science project may have provided the key to saving the lives of athletes who have a potentially fatal heart condition. How could my supposedly healthy uncle have died unexpectedly at the age of 21? Growing up, I was consumed by the notion that […]

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