Since May 2006, Forty Four AED’s have been placed
​in honor of Michael by or because of our organization
​to the following schools/locations:

1. Marathon High School - Monroe County

2. North County Charter School, Sebastian - Indian River County 

3. Fellsmere Charter Elementary - Indian River County

4. Jessica Clinton Foundation for elementary school of their choice in their county 

5. Stone Lake Elementary School- Orange County

6. Heartland Christian Academy-City of Life– Osceola County

7.  Jefferson County Middle High School - Jefferson County 


8. Wakulla County School Board - Wakulla County

9. Avalon Middle School - Orange County

10. Life for Youth Ranch - Indian River County

11. Barber Street Sports Complex baseball field - Indian River County

12. Barber Street Sports Complex Football Field - Indian River County 
Because of a “Challenge to Match our Donation” printed in the newspaper when we donated an AED to the Barber Street Sports Complex baseball field, Chris and Mary Beth of Sebastian Aluminum donated an AED to the Sebastian Sharks Youth Football Field

13. Fairlawn Elementary School - Indian River County,
Donated by Brandon family in honor of Michael Abt Jr. 

14. Spring Lake Elementary School – Orange County

15. Park Avenue Christian Academy – Brevard County

16. Camp Oklawaha Boy Scouts of America – Indian River County

17. 2 AED’s to Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School – Brevard County

18. Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society – Monroe County

19. 3 AED’s to Mel Fisher Treasures Salvage Vessels – Monroe County

20. Imagine Charter School – Indian River County

21. Hiawassee Elementary School – Orange County

22. Shingle Creek Elementary School – Orange County

23. 3 AED’s to the Martin County Education Foundation – for Warfield Elementary, Port Salerno Elementary, and J.D. Parker School of Science, Math, and Technology – Martin County 

24. Palm City Elementary School – Martin County

25. Forest Grove Middle School – Saint Lucie County

26. Red Bank Regional High School Technology Wing – Monmouth County, NJ

27. ECK Student Center, Red Bank Catholic School – Monmouth County, NJ

28. Horace O’Bryant Middle School – Monroe County

29. Sebastian Charter Junior High – Indian River County

30. Ft. Pierce Art Magnet Elementary School – Saint Lucie County

31. Storm Grove Middle School – Indian River County

32. City of Sebastian-Skate Park – Indian River County

33. Key West High School – Monroe County 

34. Vero Beach High School Lacrosse Team – Indian River County

35. With combined efforts of the Play for Rafe Foundation 2 AED’s were donated in Brevard County-Mitchell Ellington Park–Merritt Island and Viera Regional Park-Viera

36. 24 Fit Camp of Sebastian – Indian River County

37. Magnolia Montessori Academy – donated from Via Heart Project
on behalf of Michael Abt Jr. Have a Heart Foundation – Polk County

38. Port Saint Lucie Football Association – St. Lucie County 


39. Kidtastic Family Daycare-donated from Via Heart Project on behalf of Michael Abt Jr. Have a Heart

Foundation-Indian River County


40. Crossfit Gym-donated from Via Heart Project on behalf of Michael Abt Jr. Have a Heart Foundation-

Indian River County


41. Space Coast Youth Multisports-Brevard County


42. Gifford Youth Little League-Indian River County


43. Graces Preschool-donated from Via Heart Project on behalf of Michael Abt Jr. Have a Heart

Foundation-Brevard County


44. Sunshine Kids Preschool-Indian River County


Additionally, we have provided 10 youth heart screenings since 2015. So far our organization has screened 392kids right here in our local community.

We also convinced Indian River County to install AED’s in all their schools as well as Monroe County to install AED’s in all their schools. 

A training AED unit has been donated to Florida Heart, training center for the American Heart Association, US One. Wabasso, Florida. An account has been set up for CPR/AED training for any school employee or coach to be billed to our organization through Florida Heart, contact Gayl Nye, (772) 388-5252. Over 150 people have taken advantage of this opportunity.


The Beat Goes On, Taffi & Michael Abt & Family

 HEARTS SCREENED: 392  PEOPLE CPR/AED TRAINED: 162   AEDS PLACED :  44

What We've Done