hidden American Heart Association helps provide healthy food for Syracuse students and families over winter break

American Heart Association helps provide healthy food for Syracuse students and families over winter break

The American Heart Association, along with several other organizations, provided hundreds of meals for Syracuse students and their families during the school district’s winter break. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the American Heart Association and the Growing Healthy Hearts coalition served students and parents a free, light lunch at one Syracuse City School District elementary

hidden Nominate someone for the Mohawk Valley’s Lifestyle Change Award

Nominate someone for the Mohawk Valley’s Lifestyle Change Award

As you work on your New Year’s resolution, do you know someone that has already made a big change? The American Heart Association is working to celebrate individuals who have made a positive impact on their health with the Lifestyle Change Award. The Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by Sovena, honors someone who has made significant,

hidden Applications now open for Community Impact Grants

Applications now open for Community Impact Grants

The American Heart Association wants to help local organizations create a healthier Mohawk Valley. Applications are now open for the American Heart Association’s Community Impact Grants. The grants help local groups start or continue projects aimed at improving the health of our community.  The American Heart Association is looking for innovative programs that address social

hidden Growing Healthy Hearts program expands in Syracuse City School District

Growing Healthy Hearts program expands in Syracuse City School District

The American Heart Association is expanding the fight against childhood obesity in Syracuse schools. On Wednesday, the AHA announced the second year of the Growing Healthy Hearts program in the Syracuse City School District. This year, the program is expanding to seven elementary schools. About 30% of kids and teens in the U.S. are overweight

hidden America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk kicks off in the Mohawk Valley

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk kicks off in the Mohawk Valley

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is off and running! The American Heart Association hosted a kickoff to the Heart Run & Walk season Wednesday night at Daniele’s at Valley View. The event featured walkers, team coaches, survivors, sponsors, volunteers, and more. During the event, the American Heart Association announced this year’s fundraising goal of