The Michael Vincent Sage Dragonheart Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in loving honor of its namesake, who passed away in 2010 at the untimely age of 29 from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), the leading cause of cardiac-related deaths in the United States. MVS Dragonheart Foundation fills the immense gap in public education about the potential for CPR and Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) to provide lifesaving intervention. MVS Dragonheart Foundation empowers bystanders with increased access to AEDs in key public locations, including schools and athletic facilities and a stronger understanding of the ease and safe use of AEDs, when available.
President, Azadeh Rezvani
Secretary – Treasurer, Lauren Rossi
Directors, Russell Sage, Christine Sage Simons, Alaina Muniz, Patti Iannucci, and Chris Arena.
Michael’s family and friends read the following parable, written to explain death to young children, shortly after his passing. Though intended to be simple in its content, the story served a much deeper meaning for those whom knew Michael best. So much so that when it was decided to form a non-profit in his memory, the name “Dragonheart” seemed wholly appropriate. After all, Michael will always be the dragonfly whose heart serves our mission.