hidden The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

Faith-based organizations and places of worship have played an important role during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. These organizations and their volunteers and staff have been on the frontline, mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support. That is why the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region is


Live Fierce NYC: Month 1

Month 1: Take Action This first month is all about taking action. We’re going to focus on building healthy habits,  prioritizing yourself, adding color to your plate, adding movement to your day, the importance of sleep and how to reconnect with your doctor. Week 1: Healthy Habits Healthy habits – Be Healthy For Good with


2021 Heart Telethon Chair got her start on Heartbreak Hill

– For the past two years, Tina Pavlot, the branch manager for M&T Bank at Consumer Square in New Hartford, was part of the group that made Heartbreak Hill less painful than it might have been during America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk. This year, she’s chairing the Heart Telethon, set for Thursday, March 11,


Opinion: Insurance coverage for all forms of telehealth essential for equity, chronic-disease management in Maryland

Volunteer Shuron Abdullah, a retired registered respiratory therapist with three-decades of experience shares her advocacy around protecting telehealth, as told to April Dawn Shinske. Shuron is an American Heart Association volunteer and has been a Basic Life Support/Heartsaver instructor.  “I’m cold. I’m cold.” The pleading words of my late father-in-law, Pat, during in-person visits to


Greater Maryland Heart Walk Chair, Chambers: “You can actually save a life by participating in Heart Walk.”

The American Heart Association (AHA) is pleased to announce that Bradley S. Chambers President, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, and Senior Vice President, MedStar Health has been named chair of the 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk. “You can actually save a life by participating in Heart Walk,” said Chambers—citing the urgency


Live Fierce NYC

Welcome to the American Heart Association’s 4-month program on how to become more resilient. Over the next four months the American Heart Association’s New York City Board of Directors will present a monthly program intended to help individuals like you hone their resiliency skills. We created this program because there is a lot to feel


BMore Champions4Change Youth Advocates Make Powerful Impact in the Fight For Tobacco Control in Maryland

Towson High School student Noah Rich’s voice is a powerful example of the way BMore Champions4Change Youth advocates are making a big impact in fostering a healthier Maryland. “It feels great that our stories made a difference! When everything seems so polarized, it feels really empowering that Maryland went to work for us,” said Rich.


Brian Shankey Named American Heart Association’s Executive Director for Northern New England

Brian Shankey recently joined the American Heart Association as Executive Director for Northern New England. He will be responsible for overseeing all fundraising activities and volunteer leadership across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Shankey brings two decades of non-profit leadership, volunteer and staff management, and fundraising experience, most recently serving as Executive Director for the


New York advocates advance agenda with elected officials

Advocates for the American Heart Association, whose mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, are holding Zoom meetings with over 20 elected representatives this week, to convince them to include items to improve the health of all New Yorkers in the 2021 budget. One item can bring much-needed