Grants - IMANA AEDs
Since its inception the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) has operated under the belief “If anyone saves a life, it shall be as though he had saved the lives of all mankind.” (Quran 5:32)
In expression of this belief IMANA’s Endowment Fund will support the placement of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) and provide appropriate training for use, in places of worship across the country. As an additional benefit, building awareness of the presence and access to an AED will create community association of places of worship as “safe spaces”.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. AEDs save lives.
If a person experiencing a heart attack is defibrillated:
In the first minute of collapse, the victims's chances of survival are:
For every minute delayed, survival decreases by:
7% – 10%
After 10 minutes, the chances for an adult are:
It is especially a concern for Muslim Americans who are at higher risk of cardiac illnesses. Let’s work together to make the world a safer place
To be considered for an AED grant in 2020, please apply here:
101 W. 22nd Street Suite 104, Lombard IL, 60148
IMANA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations to IMANA and IMANA Medical Relief are tax exempt. Tax ID: #36-4166125