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Edwards Lifesciences Foundation 2010 Grantees2010 COMMUNITY GRANTSAbility Foundation“Equipment Placement Program” ( 10,000)This program provides assistive medical equipment to low-income people in Utah with disabilities.Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies“AISS” ( 5,000)This grant supports work with economically disadvantaged students in the Santa Ana School District that are giftedin science, math and technology.Age Well Senior Services“Project Independence” ( 5,000)This program encourages cardiovascular awareness through lectures, screenings and classes for seniors in LagunaNiguel.American Diabetes Association“Por Tu Familia Health and Information Fair” ( 1,000)“Step Out Walk for Diabetes” ( 2,500)Multiple grants support Orange County community events to raise funds for diabetes research.American Heart Association – Orange County“Go Red for Women” ( 1,200)“Orange County Heart Walk” ( 15,000)Multiple grants support cardiovascular research and education programs.American Red Cross“Earthquake Relief” ( 20,000)This grant support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti and Chile.Anaheim Interfaith Shelter“Halcyon” ( 10,000)This program supports a transitional housing program for working low-income families with dependent children inAnaheim.Angel Flight West“Wings Over Southern California” ( 5,000)This program supports free air transportation for individuals in the western U.S. who need access to healthcare orother critical services.Arc of Wake County“Supported Employment Experiences” ( 5,000)This program trains teenagers in North Carolina with developmental disabilities job skills and independent livingskills to succeed after graduation.Asociacion Mayaguezana de Personas Con Impedimentos“By Myself” ( 7,500)This program supports teaching independent-living life skills to adults in Puerto Rico with mental retardation whoare at risk of becoming homeless.

Assistance League of Inland North County“Operation School Bell” ( 5,000)This program provides underprivileged children in Southern California with school clothes.Ayuda Y Centro De Terapia Al Nino Con Impedimento“Help Others Without Any Barrier” ( 15,000)These funds provide assistive equipment to people with disabilities in Puerto Rico.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County“Big for a Day” ( 1,000)“Community-Based Mentoring Program” ( 5,000)Multiple grants support matching at-risk youth with mentors in Orange County who help them reach theirpotential in life.Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council“Learning for Life, Healthy for Life” ( 5,000)This program enables young people in Orange County to become responsible individuals by teaching positivecharacter traits, leadership and life skills.Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake“Triple Play” ( 2,500)This program teaches kids in the greater Salt Lake City area about nutrition, exercise and teamwork.Building Youth Around the World“School Supplies for Youth” ( 500)This grant supports the distribution of school supplies to underserved children in the Philippines.California Federation of Women’s Club - San Clemente Chapter“Community Defibrillators” ( 5,000)This grant supports purchasing and distributing defibrillators to schools and organizations in San Clemente.California Society for Biomedical Research“Development of Middle-School Lifesciences Curriculum Resource Materials” ( 8,600)This grant supports the development of free sciences curriculum resources for middle-school students in Californiaand Nevada.Camp del Corazon“Summer Camp Program” ( 15,000)This grant supports summer camping programs, which are offered free to children with cardiovascular disease.Casa Juan Bosco“Tiempo Libre Tiempo Para Crecer” ( 5,000)This grant provides tutoring, sports, arts and music to youth from high-risk areas of Puerto Rico.Centro de Desarrollo y Servicios Especializados“Special Needs Neuroscience Program” ( 7,500)This grant supports neuroscience research to help those with special needs in Puerto Rico.CHOC Foundation“Glass Slipper Guild” ( 500)Funds support the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Glass Slipper Guild’s annual fundraiser benefitingthe Children's Neuroscience Institute in Orange County.

Community Action Partnership of Orange County“Farm 2 Kids” ( 5,000)This program provides fresh produce to Orange County children whose families lack sufficient resources.Community SeniorServ“Meals on Wheels” ( 10,000)This program provides nutritious meals to homebound older adults in Orange County to help prevent malnutrition.Deseret International Foundation“2ft Prosthetics” ( 1,500)Funds support a prosthetic clinic in Uganda that trains local residents on manufacturing and fitting prosthetic legs.Discovery Science Center of Orange County“Science to Go” ( 7,500)This program enables Orange County students to learn about the human heart during the dissection of a pig’sheart.El Viento Foundation“University Bound: Closing the Science and Math Education Gap” ( 6,000)This program provides after-school science and math enrichment and tutoring to disadvantaged youth inHuntington Beach.Epilepsy Society of San Diego County“Gingerbread City Gala” ( 1,500)This grant supports services to the estimated 30,000 people in San Diego County, California who have seizuredisorders.Father Flanagan’s Boys Home“Treatment Family Homes” ( 5,000)This program supports long-term residential treatment homes for abused or troubled children in Orange County.Free Wheelchair Mission“Mobility for the Dominican Republic” ( 32,560)This program provides mobility through wheelchairs to the disabled poor in the Dominican Republic.Girl Scout Council of Orange County“Comadres en Accion” ( 5,000)This grant supports Girl Scouting to girls in low-income communities in Orange County.Giving Children Hope“We've Got Your Back” ( 15,000)This grant supports a weekend nutrition program for homeless elementary students in Orange County.Good Samaritan Medical Ministry of Grace United Methodist Church“Summer Mission 2010” ( 15,000)This program provides a free mobile health clinic to the rural areas of Vietnam.Goodwill Industries of Orange County, California“Assistive Technology Exchange Center Children’s Services” ( 15,000)This program provides children with disabilities in Orange County access to special technology to help themcommunicate and learn.

Habitat for Humanity International - Orange County“Fullerton C” ( 10,000)This program supports construction of five homes in Fullerton.Hogar Albergue Jesus de Nazaret“Portal de Amor” ( 5,000)This program provides shelter for abused children in Puerto Rico.Irvine Adult Day Health Services“Nursing and Therapy Programs” ( 5,000)This program supports therapeutic and medical services to promote the health, dignity and independence forseniors living in Irvine.Irvine Valley College Foundation“2010 Astounding Inventions” ( 500)“2011 Astounding Inventions” ( 500)Multiple grants support invention competitions for students in Irvine, California.J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center“Therapeutic Riding Programs for People with Disabilities” ( 5,000)This program improves the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horse-related programs in OrangeCounty.Joyful Child Foundation“Not One More Child - Safety Education Initiative” ( 7,500)This nationwide program teaches children and adults how to recognize and respond to potentially predatory orotherwise dangerous situations.Knots-of-Love“Knots-of-Love Chemo Caps” ( 1,000)This program provides volunteer-made, knitted caps free to people battling cancer or other life-threateningillnesses around the world.KOCE-TV Foundation“PBS Pledge Drive” ( 5,000)This program supports Orange County community services and educational programming.Laura's House“Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter and Support Services Program” ( 10,000)This program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims of domestic violence in Orange County.Lupus Foundation of America - Utah Chapter“Walk for Lupus Now 2011” ( 2,500)This grant supports the annual Walk for Lupus Now fundraiser in Utah.Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County“Program Services/Wish Granting” ( 7,500)This program grants heartfelt wishes of children in Orange County with life-threatening illnesses to offer hope,strength and joy.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah“Granting Wishes of Children with Life Threatening Cardiac Conditions” ( 7,500)This program grants heartfelt wishes of children in Utah with life-threatening cardiac conditions to offer hope,strength and joy.March of Dimes Foundation – Orange County Division“March for Babies” ( 2,500)This grant supports research and programs that help babies begin healthy lives.MIND Research Institute“Orange County Math Initiative” ( 15,000)This program supports the third year of a five-year initiative to help teachers elevate math performance in OrangeCounty.National Academy of Sciences“Distinctive Voices at the Beckman Center” ( 5,000)This program supports a free lecture series in Irvine featuring speakers from the National Academy of Engineeringand Institute of Medicine.National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Salt Lake City“Bike MS” ( 2,500)This grant supports multiple sclerosis research.National Police Rodeo Association“Special Olympics of Orange County” ( 500)The grant provides free rodeo tickets for underprivileged children in Orange County.Netz 4 Life“Leave No Rim Netless Educational Basketball Initiative” ( 5,000)This program inspires at-risk youth to explore the game of basketball in Santa Ana.Orange Coast College Foundation“Community Science Night” ( 500)This program encourages students to consider entering the field of science.Orange County ARC“2010 Improvements Project” ( 5,000)This program serves adults in Orange County with developmental disabilities by providing comprehensive services.Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center“In-Home Parent Empowerment” ( 8,000)This program provides parental education in the homes of at-risk families to break the cycle of child abuse inOrange County.Orange County Community Foundation“Corporate Partner” ( 20,000)This program encourages, supports and facilitates philanthropy in Orange County.Orange County Fire Services Association“Annual Summer Benefit” ( 500)“Annual Benefits Show” ( 500)Multiple grants support opportunities for underprivileged children in Orange County to attend a summer event.

Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation“Camp OCHSA” ( 5,000)This program provides free community arts outreach to disadvantaged Santa Ana students.Orange County Performing Arts Center“Summer at the Center” ( 5,000)This program supports musical theater workshops for at-risk students in Orange County.Orange County Police Canine Association“K-9 Demonstration” ( 500)This program supports families of fallen or injured police officers and enhances canine team training.Orangewood Children's Foundation“Higher Education for Former Foster Youth” ( 12,000)This program promotes college education to Orange County foster youth.Pacific Symphony“Class Act Music Education Program” ( 10,000)This program provides age-appropriate, sequential music education to 17,000 students in Orange County.Project Tomorrow“YouthTEACH2Learn” ( 10,000)This program supports an education and career development program for students in Orange County.Public Health Foundation Enterprises“Heartfelt Cardiac Projects - Community Events” ( 2,000)This program provides free heart screenings in Orange County to promote early detection of sudden cardiac deathrisks.Regents of the University of California San Diego“Shiley Eye Center” ( 1,500)This grant supports research, surgical practice and patient treatment for a wide variety of ophthalmologicconcerns.Saint Joseph Ballet Company“The Pre-Collegiate Mentoring Program” ( 10,000)This grant assists economically disadvantaged youth in Orange County to gain the skills to graduate high school andcollege.SCOR Cardiac Cyclists Club“The Solvang Prelude” ( 2,500)This grant supports bicycling as a form of rehabilitative therapy for cardiovascular disease recovery.South Coast Repertory“Theatre for Young Audiences” ( 7,500)This grant supports introducing professional theatre to children in underserved areas of Orange County.Step Up on Second Street“Daniel's Place” ( 1,000)This program provides support and services for young adults in California experiencing the first episodes of amental illness.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation“Honoring the Promise” ( 2,245)This program supports cancer research.Sutter Medical Center“Pediatric Cardiology Outpatient Services” ( 5,000)Funds will support an ongoing program of exercise, education and data collection of children in Sacramento,California with severe forms of congenital heart disease with the goal of improving long-term quality of lifeoutcomes.Thanksgiving Point Institute“Career Exploration Experience” ( 5,000)This program allows seventh-grade students in Utah to experience careers including paleontology, biotechnologyand resource management.The Laguna Playhouse“Youth Arts Education Access” ( 5,000)This program trains Orange County youth in theatre, communications and performances.The OC Marathon“Kids Run the OC” ( 5,000)This program supports a 10-week after school running and nutrition program for elementary school children inOrange County.THINK Together“Totally Amazing Careers in Science” ( 5,000)This program enhances the science curriculum at nine middle schools in Santa Ana.United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County“Life Without Limits” ( 5,000)This grant supports a program benefiting disabled children and adults.United Way of Orange County“Destination Graduation” ( 32,500)This grant supports an initiative to reduce dropout rates with high-risk youth in ten Orange County high schools.Utah Symphony and Opera“2010-2011 Education and Community Outreach Programs” ( 5,000)This program provides Utah students and educators with classical music enrichment.Vital Link Education-Business Consortium“Career Exploration Programs” ( 5,000)This program provides students in Orange County with career and education planning and a positive careerexploration experience.Volunteer Center Orange County“Interim Housing and Wrap-Around Program” ( 10,000)“Retired and Senior Volunteer Program” ( 15,000)Multiple grants provide housing and services to homeless families, and mobilize senior volunteers to provide laborin Orange County.

Working Wardrobes for a New Start“Women's Day of Self Esteem 2011” ( 5,000)This program provides wardrobes and workshops to 135 at-risk Orange County women preparing to enter the jobmarket.YMCA of Orange County“YMCA Reach Out Gala” ( 2,000)This program supports afterschool programs for children from financially challenged families in Orange County.2010 HEALTH GRANTSAdult Congenital Heart Association“Heart to Heart Ambassadors Program” ( 25,000)This program provides trained peer support and information to congenital heart patients, families and the broadercommunity nationally.Alliance for Aging Research“Alliance's Bipartisan Congressional Awards” ( 4,500)This program supports research to advance the science of human aging.American Friends of The Walter Sisulu Paediatric Healthcare Foundation“The Walter Sisulu Paediatric Cardiac Centre for Africa” ( 20,000)This grant supports a cardiac unit dedicated to ensuring underprivileged children in Africa receive life-savingcardiac intervention.American Heart Association – New York“2010 New York City Heart Ball” ( 12,500)This program supports cardiovascular disease awareness and research.American Heart Association – Orange County“In Memory of Dr. William Ganz” ( 2,500)This donation supports cardiovascular disease awareness and research.Angel Heart International“Mending Young Hearts in Gansu” ( 25,000)This program facilitates access to medical treatment for underserved children with coronary heart disease inChina.Asia Heart Foundation“Assistance to Needy Patients” ( 15,000)This grant assists underserved patients requiring cardiac surgery and/or treatment in India.Aspirus Wausau Hospital“Heart Valve Screening Program” ( 17,370)This grant will support a “Heart Valve Screening Program” for seniors 65 and older in Michigan and Wisconsin,which is provided at no cost to promote cardiovascular awareness and education.Cardiac Kids Foundation of Florida“Jamaica Mission 2011” ( 25,000)This grant supports a medical mission to provide free cardiac surgery to underserved children in Jamaica.

Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute“Cardiovascular Internship” ( 12,000)This grant supports an intensive internship in cardiovascular research in Texas.CardioStart International“Peru Mission” ( 20,000)This grant supports a cardiovascular care program for underserved adults and children in Peru.Cardiovascular Research Foundation“Pulse in the City” ( 23,000)This grant supports cardiovascular research programs and physician training.Caribbean Heart Menders Association“Echoes of One Heart” ( 15,000)This program supports life-saving cardiac surgical and medical interventions for children in the DominicanRepublic, Jamaica and Haiti.Children's HeartLink“Expanding Pediatric Cardiac Care Worldwide” ( 50,000)This program expands pediatric cardiac care in underserved parts of the globe, including Brazil.CHOC Children's Foundation“CHOC Heart Institute” ( 10,000)“Sudden Death Prevention Program” ( 10,000)Multiple grants provide cardiovascular healthcare, education and treatment to underserved youth in OrangeCounty.Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation“Management of Connective Tissue Disorders” ( 15,000)This program supports a medical symposium in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.Conemaugh Health Foundation“Diabetes-Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program” ( 25,000)This program increases awareness of healthy behavior through physical activity in high school students inunderserved areas of central Pennsylvania.Deborah Hospital Foundation – Puerto Rico Chapter“Healthy Lifestyle” ( 10,000)This grant provides nutritional and exercise information for a healthy lifestyle to elderly and cardiopulmonarypatients in Puerto Rico.Fogarty Institute for Innovation“Educational and Research Development” ( 50,000)“Wine with Heart” ( 1,200)Multiple grants support a program that mentors, trains and inspires the next generation of medical innovators andentrepreneurs from around the world.Foundation for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease“3rd Annual Cardiac Care Associate Symposium" ( 2,000)Funds will support evidence-based education of NPs, RNs, PAs and technicians in the cardiac care field.

Friends of World Heart Federation“Ending Rheumatic Heart Disease in the South Pacific” ( 15,000)This grant supports programs to end the high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in the South Pacific.Fundacion Dr. Raul Garcia Rinaldi“Promotion, Prevention, Evaluation and Results Program” ( 25,000)This program promotes prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in the aging population of PuertoRico.Golden West College Foundation“Expanded Nursing Program” ( 15,000)This grant expands an Orange County nursing education program.Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation of Cincinnati“Minimally Invasive Training Program” ( 25,000)This program creates a minimally invasive education center for advanced techniques for clinicians and residents.Heart to Heart International“Into the Heartland Campaign” ( 50,000)This program provides access to modern heart care for children in Russia.HeartGift Foundation“HeartGift” ( 50,000)This grant supports volunteer physicians providing cardiac interventions for children around the world in countriesthat lack the necessary medical resources.Heineman Medical Research Foundation“Cardiac Diagnostics to Rural Guatemala” ( 15,000)This program provides echocardiographic services to the Guatemalan rural indigent population to diagnose andtreat heart disease.Hoag Hospital Foundation“Heart Valve Screening and Education for Orange County Seniors” ( 50,000)“Hoag Cancer Center” ( 1,000)Multiple grants support heart valve screening and education free to Orange County seniors, and cancer research.Hogar Albergue de Ninos de San Germain“Portal de Amor” ( 7,500)This program provides emergency temporary shelter, assistance, protection and support for battered and abusedchildren in Puerto Rico.IJN Foundation“Patient Assistance Program” ( 14,000)This grant supports free treatment to impoverished heart patients in Negara, Malaysia.Institute for Health Technology Studies (InHealth)“InHealth” ( 50,000)This program supports research and analysis of the social and economic value of medical technologies and theirbenefits to health, healthcare and society.International Children's Heart Foundation“Pediatric Cardiac Services for Santiago, Dominican Republic” ( 50,000)This program develops pediatric cardiac training, education and clinical services in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

International Hospital for Children“Multi-Island Cardiac Screening” ( 25,000)This program increases access for children in the Caribbean to cardiac screening with portable cardiac diagnostictechnology.J. Craig Venter Institute“Discover Genomics” ( 10,000)This grant supports a robust science education program in California.Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education“JCTSE” ( 250,000)This program supports physician training and creates a comprehensive integrated curriculum in cardiothoracicsurgery.Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International - Irvine“Addressing Cardiac-Related Complications of Diabetes” ( 10,000)This program supports an adolescent type 1 diabetes cardio-renal protection study.Little Company of Mary Community Health Foundation“Second Annual Cardiovascular Symposium” ( 5,000)This program supports a symposium in Torrance, California to update cardiovascular professionals.MedWish International“MedWish Cardiac Care” ( 10,000)This program provides medical equipment and supplies to improve cardiovascular programs in developingcountries, including Latin America.Memorial Hermann Foundation“Communication of Cardiac Risk to Underserved Women” ( 15,000)This program expands understanding of heart disease in Hispanic, underserved and indigent women in Houston,Texas.Memorial Medical Center Foundation“Annual Fundraiser” ( 750)“Hand-Carried Cardiac Ultrasound” ( 25,000)Multiple grants support cardiovascular disease research and cardiovascular treatment for underserved women inLong Beach, California.Mended Hearts“Mended Little Hearts” ( 25,000)This program improves the quality of life of families of children with heart defects.Miracle Flights for Kids“Miracle Flights for Kids: Cardiovascular” ( 15,000)This program provides national access to medical specialists and treatments for adults and children suffering fromcardiovascular illness.Montefiore Medical Center“Free Community Cardiovascular Health Screenings” ( 20,000)This program provides free cardiovascular screenings for underserved residents in New York City.

National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease“WomenHeart National Leadership and Patient Support Services Programs” ( 25,000)This program provides outreach and educational training to help cardiac patients.National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area“Chronic Care Initiative” ( 15,000)This program provides cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease health screenings, as well asprofessional education seminars nationally.Newark Beth Israel Medical Center“Seventh Annual Saint Barnabas Health Care System Cardiovascular Symposium” ( 5,000)This New Jersey program supports a symposium on treating cardiovascular diseases.North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System“Merinoff Symposium 2010: Sepsis” ( 10,000)This grant supports a symposium on sepsis diagnosis and treatment.Northern Michigan University Foundation“Cardiac Screenings in Intercollegiate Athletics” ( 5,000)This program provides echocardiograms to intercollegiate student athletes.OCTANe Foundation for Innovation“Science Education and Innovation Development” ( 25,000)This program provides educational initiatives in Orange County focused on biomedical and medical device scienceand technology.PH-Japan“Pediatric cardiovascular surgery program in Thailand” ( 25,000)This grant underwrites the cost of surgeries for children from impoverished families in Thailand to have operationsfor congenital heart disease.Programa de Apoyo y Enlace Comunitario“Proyecto de Mentoria Rayos de Esperanza” ( 5,000)This grant supports one-on-one mentoring to reduce risk factors in children with incarcerated parents in PuertoRico.Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation“Outcome Studies in the Starr Academic Center” ( 50,000)This grant supports research to improve outcomes for heart patients around the world.Regents of the University of California at Irvine“Towards Healthy Hearts” ( 10,000)This program expands awareness and access to care for cardiac disease to the underserved, minority population inSouthern California.Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology“Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative” ( 25,000)This grant supports innovative undergraduate research in biosciences and medicine in Indiana.San Joaquin Community Hospital“Second Annual Heart and Stroke Symposium” ( 3,000)Funds will support the “Heart and Stroke Symposium” in Kern County, California, a two-day event focusing on avariety of heart and stoke topics including patient care and safety issues in the hospital setting.

Sepsis Alliance“Sepsis Awareness 2010/2011” ( 30,000)This program increases awareness of sepsis and improves access to training for healthcare professionals in the U.S.Share Our Selves Corporation“SOS Chronic Care Program” ( 20,000)This program supports full-scope medical care to uninsured Orange County cardiac patients.Society for Women's Health Research“10Q” ( 25,000)This program advances women's heart health through improved research, diagnosis and treatment.St. Bernardine Medical Center Foundation“Cardiovascular Clinic” ( 10,000)This program provides education and monitoring of cardiovascular patients in Southern California to reduceemergency room visits.St. Joseph Hospital of Orange“From the Heart” ( 25,000)This program provides patients in Orange County at high-risk for a cardiac event with definitive testing andspecialty care.St. Joseph's Mercy Foundation“International College of Robotic Surgery” ( 15,000)This program supports physician training of minimally invasive techniques in intracardiac and revascularizationsurgery in Arkansas.Stanford University – Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University“Biodesign Innovation Program” ( 25,000)This program trains next-generation leaders in biomedical technology innovation.Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association“HRS/SCAA 2010 Sudden Cardiac Arrest Symposium” ( 15,000)This program supports an educational conference focusing on sudden cardiac arrest and trends in research andcare.Surgeons of Hope Foundation“Cardiac Mission to Nicaragua 2011” ( 50,000)This program supports a cardiovascular training mission to Nicaragua to provide life-saving surgical care forindigent children.Sydney Adventist Hospital Foundation“Operation Open Heart” ( 15,000)This program delivers cardiac services to several developing countries that do not have the necessary medical skillsor resources.The Larry King Cardiac Foundation“Save A Heart A Day” ( 50,000)This program provides life-saving cardiac care to the uninsured in the U.S.Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York“Interventions in Cardiovascular Disease: State of the Art 2010” ( 2,500)This grant supports an educational program for clinicians managing patients with heart disease.

University of Arizona Foundation“Developmental Regulation of Valve Calcification” ( 25,000)This program studies valve calcification in embryonic heart tissues.University of California Irvine Foundation“Celebration of Stars 2010 Medal Ceremony” ( 24,300)“Center for Future Healthcare Professionals” ( 1,000)“Diabetes Center Annual Fundraiser” ( 2,200)“Engineering the Future” ( 4,000)“Salute to Science” ( 5,000)“The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology” ( 2,000,000)Multiple grants support research, training and/or scholarships at the University of California, Irvine.University of Southern California“Heart Failure 2011” ( 14,100)This program supports education to healthcare providers in heart failure, hypertension and valvular disease inSouthern California.University of Virginia Medical School Foundation“Cedimat Dominican Republic Rheumatic Heart Disease Mission” ( 50,000)This program provides charity medical care, education and research on rheumatic heart disease in the DominicanRepublic.

Ayuda Y Centro De Terapia Al Nino Con Impedimento "Help Others Without Any arrier" ( 15,000) . "Nursing and Therapy Programs" ( 5,000) . and medical services to promote the health, dignity and independence for seniors living in Irvine. Irvine Valley College Foundation "2010 Astounding Inventions" ( 500) "2011 Astounding .