Pause to Remember: Terrell Wilson

Terrell Wilson

Terrell, age 14, suffered cardiac arrest due to an undetected dissection of the aorta. Terrell began playing football in the fifth grade. Despite undergoing numerous physicals over the years, an underlying heart condition was never mentioned. 

Coaches Speak on Collapsed Player’s Recovery, Their Reviving Efforts

MONROE (KTVE/KARD) — The Neville Tigers hit the practice field Thursday with one teammate on their minds.
In one heart-stopping moment Wednesday afternoon, 17-year-old starting safety Cole Tracey collapsed on the practice field.

Teen dies suddenly; family searches for answers

Fifteen-year-old Mya Hughes, a bright-eyed sophomore at North High School in North St. Paul, died suddenly Monday night.

“She’d just light up the room, I will never get to see that again,” Mya’s aunt, Antoinette Hughes said.

Click here to read the full story.


“Have A Heart Save A Life” is Now an Amazon Affiliate

If you shop on Amazon, starting doing so via our Amazon affiliate store link. Then, anything you purchase on Amazon will be credited to us and we will earn money for the Charlie Sanders Foundation’s “Have A Heart Save A Life” project.

This month I have spotlighted Detroit Lions themed items, since they just won Game One two days ago. Just click the link below and remember, you don’t have to purchase our store items to get credit for us . . . once you’ve visited via our store link, you can shop Amazon for whatever you need — just click on “Powered by Amazon” on the top right under “Browse by Category” and you’ll be taken to the familiar Amazon main pages.

Have A Heart Save A Life Amazon Store

SCA Videos from Parent Heart Watch

New Fundraising Item Coming

At our Wine Tasting in November, we will be introducing a beautiful bracelet from Angel of Grace Awareness Bracelets — a heart disease awareness bracelet. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will go to “Have A Heart Save A Life” . . . and the bracelets are just beautiful.

Visit their website at Angel of Grace.


Save the Date! Wine Tasting Fundraiser

The 2nd Charlie Sanders “Have A Heart Save A Life” Wine Tasting Fundraiser will be held on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Fieldstone Winery in beautiful downtown Rochester, Michigan from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

More details to follow soon but tickets will be sold at the door for $30 per person (adults over 21 only, please!

Beaumont Student Heart Check

Upcoming Student Heart Checks

When: Saturday, September 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
: Oakland University Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC), 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48309
Download: Program Consent and Health History forms
: Register below or by calling 800-328-8542.
: The Beaumont Student Heart Check is designed for high school students ages 13 to 18.



Benefit Concert at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan July 25, 2014

The band was great, the drinks were flowing and the guests had a blast! Thank you to Berlin Raceway, Jackyl, First Fuse, Gun Shy, Healthy Heart Diagnostics, P&G Racing, TGI Friday’s Aspen and everyone else who helped make this day great! A big special thanks to Barry Southwood, who took the majority of these photos!

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Katlyn Update!

Many of you know of Katlyn either from her Dad’s email mentioned by Charlie at the golf outing, or you met her at the St. Jude’s Dinner in Rochester.

Katlyn had a heart check a while back and was found to need a new heart. Last Monday night and into Tuesday (her 15th birthday!), she got that new heart! It was a very long night with 12 hours in surgery, but she has come out fighting and is amazing everyone with how well she’s doing! You can follow her progress on her Facebook page by clicking below:

Katlyn’s Krew Facebook Page

Make sure to “Like” the page while you’re there and leave a note for Katlyn!

She’s already talking about getting back to cheerleading during the upcoming football season!

Katlyn on Monday July 6, 2014

Katlyn on Monday July 6, 2014

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