hidden Greater Maryland Heart Walk coming to State Fairgrounds Oct. 8 to raise lifesaving funds, encourage physical activity

Greater Maryland Heart Walk coming to State Fairgrounds Oct. 8 to raise lifesaving funds, encourage physical activity

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Maryland to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. On Oct. 8, 2022, starting at 8 a.m., Greater Maryland area Heart Walk participants and teams are

hidden ‘Stocking Healthy Pantries’ program to provide healthy food to community

‘Stocking Healthy Pantries’ program to provide healthy food to community

POUGHKEEPSIE, New YORK – With many families still struggling from the COVID pandemic and with the increased cost of groceries, local food panties are expecting to be busier than ever before. To help meet families’ nutritional needs this fall, Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the American Heart Association are launching a program which

hidden Guest Post: Growing up with a congenital heart defect

Guest Post: Growing up with a congenital heart defect

Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Daniel Hess, a writer and filmmaker from Baltimore who grew up with a congenital heart defect. I was born with aortic valve stenosis, which was detected when I was only 1-year-old during a routine check-in with my pediatrician. My father would often reflect on this moment and

hidden Pediatric cardiologist promotes heart health, leads 2022 Heart Walk

Pediatric cardiologist promotes heart health, leads 2022 Heart Walk

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named Dr. Ruchi Gupta, a pediatric cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as the chair of the 2022 Lehigh Valley and Berks Heart Walk. In this role, Gupta will help raise funds to

hidden Sharing the impact made in Connecticut

Sharing the impact made in Connecticut

Dear Friends and Supporters, It has been an honor serving these past eight months as Executive Director in Connecticut alongside our incredible Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers and amazing staff. Thanks to their wonderful support and leadership, we have continued to expand our important lifesaving work throughout Connecticut. From our homes and schools, community centers

hidden Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

The American Heart Association has named Kathy Breno, Marketing Director at Matthew’s Auto Group, as chairwoman of the 2023 Southern Tier Heart Walk. In this role, Breno is charged with a $300,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The Southern Tier Heart Walk is the signature event of the