Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation Illinois Heart And Lung Foundation Becomes Latest COVID Casualty By Eric Stock • Dec 10, 2020 Seth Perlman / AP A non-profit that has provided defibrillators to schools, churches and businesses in McLean County for two decades is shutting down at the end of the year. ‘Take Cover’ Initiative Is Helping Provide Face Coverings To Those In Need By Christopher Stoinev • Jun 3, 2020 Lisa Slater / Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation The Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation is working with local partners to collect and distribute nonmedical masks to people who need them, especially now that businesses are starting to reopen. Bates-Diop Family Hosts Clinics To Get More AEDs In Schools By Eric Stock • Jun 17, 2019 Jeff Smudde / WGLT An NBA basketball player brought his skills back to Bloomington-Normal to help bring more defibrillators to schools. That device saved his brother's life two years ago. Retiring Director Calls For More Education On AEDs By Eric Stock • Mar 11, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT The retiring head of the Normal-based Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation says the organization has done a lot to make defibrillators available throughout the community and educate people on how to use them, but she hopes it's only a start. 2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools By Eric Stock • Sep 7, 2018 Jewel Upshaw Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.