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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

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Bringing a love of fruits and veggies to Orange County VA

Our Community Impact Director, Brittanie Vogen, shares this amazing story of a new partnership designed to bring a love of fresh fruits and vegetables to students in Orange County, VA   At the end of May 2022, the American Heart Association and the Office on Youth initiated introductions for community impact work within Orange County,

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2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact – Crystal Pietranton

2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact nominee Crystal Pietranton shares her amazing story of how she saved a women’s life using CPR! Crystal understands firsthand the importance of knowing this life-saving technique and is using the Women of Impact platform to encourage people everywhere to learn it! Check out her story below! You can donate

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2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact – Pam McKim

Pam McKim is not only a nominee for the 2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, but she is also a heart survivor! Here is her story, which is a great reminder to all women to listen to their bodies! Remember, you can vote for your choice for the 2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact

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Megan Hamlet – A Story of Survival

Megan Hamlet, RN is currently Manager of Cardiovascular Clinical Operations for Centra in Lynchburg, VA. But, not only does she help heart survivors – Megan is one herself! She shared her story for American Heart Month. Check it out below!          

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2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact – Laurie Labishak

Laurie Labishak is one of the five nominees for the 2022 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign. In this video, she shares her reasons for supporting the American Heart Association and what this campaign means to her. Check out her video below! You can vote for your pick for the 2022 Ohio Valley Women of