hidden Harvard grad who launched non-profit to employ Boston’s homeless youth up for American Heart Association grant

Harvard grad who launched non-profit to employ Boston’s homeless youth up for American Heart Association grant

A Massachusetts man who started a non-profit to find employment opportunities for Boston’s homeless youth population has been selected as a top candidate for an American Heart Association grant. Connor Schoen, 22, who co-founded Breaktime in 2018 while a student at Harvard University, is one of eight innovators who will be presenting business models that

hidden New England Patriots and NFL PLAY 60 keep kids active as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

New England Patriots and NFL PLAY 60 keep kids active as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

The American Heart Association and NFL, in collaboration with the New England Patriots, are excited to debut the first-ever NFL PLAY 60 library, which features kid-friendly exercises to help kids to get their recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity. Amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases, schools and organized sports have begun to reinstate contact

hidden Advocate for better stroke care in Massachusetts by writing to your local newspaper

Advocate for better stroke care in Massachusetts by writing to your local newspaper

This past summer, the Massachusetts Senate voted to support a bill that would ensure stroke patients get the best treatment as quickly as possible. The bill, which passed in a 40-0 vote, would allow first responders to transport stroke patients to the facilities best-equipped to treat them, rather than the closest, ensuring they immediately get

hidden American Heart Association releases Boston 2020 Impact Report

American Heart Association releases Boston 2020 Impact Report

Click the image below to view the Boston 2020 Impact Report. Scroll down for a message from our executive director. Dear friends and supporters, Before the American Heart Association existed, people with cardiovascular diseases were often doomed to complete bed rest — or worse. But a handful of pioneering physicians believed it didn’t have to

hidden Massachusetts volunteers recognized for service to American Heart Association

Massachusetts volunteers recognized for service to American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that several Massachusetts volunteers have been named recipients of the 2020 Eastern States Volunteer Awards. As a volunteer-led organization, the American Heart Association relies on the passion and generosity of thousands of volunteers every day who move its mission forward. Here are this year’s local winners. Distinguished

hidden American Heart Association launches ad campaign backing sugary drink tax in Massachusetts

American Heart Association launches ad campaign backing sugary drink tax in Massachusetts

The American Heart Association launched a digital ad campaign in Massachusetts this week to raise awareness of the dangers of sugary drink consumption and advocate for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Over the next several months, the Association will be running ads on two online outlets that cover Massachusetts politics — Politico’s Massachusetts Playbook and the MASSter