You probably know about the thousands of your fellow community members who take part in the Rochester Heart Walk & Run, the Heart Ball, or the Go Red for Women Luncheon each year, but do you know what else the American Heart Association is doing? “We are so much more than the events you love,”
A new Go Red for Women experience is coming to Western New York. The popular Handbags for Heart “PURSE-onality” auction will be transformed into an online experience to support the fight to end heart disease and stroke. Bidding opens online at noon on Tuesday, November 10th and runs until Friday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m.
The American Heart Association is honoring five local volunteers and organizations for their work to help create a world of longer, healthier lives. The Eastern States Volunteer Awards recognize companies and volunteers across the 13 states of the Eastern Region of the American Heart Association in several categories. Winners from the Central New York area
The American Heart Association is excited to announce the winners of the nationally recognized CycleNation Challenge. The first-ever six-week challenge format for the popular Buffalo CycleNation had 275 people moving and raising funds in the fight against stroke and heart disease. More than 25 teams competed for six weeks in the Challenge. Teams earned points
A Western New York school is among the recipients of a nationwide grant from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge has awarded $3,500 to Oak Orchard Elementary School in Medina for a socially distant fitness trail. Awarded to schools across the country, the grants continue the American Heart Association’s commitment
Everyone needs access to healthy meals, especially in a time of crisis. The American Heart Association spearheaded healthy meal deliveries in Rochester and Buffalo to healthcare workers on the frontline of COVID-19 in late April. ‘Heat and eat’ meal deliveries from Project Lean Nation were made possible by A.R. Arena Products, Bergmann, Bonduelle, CPL, Consiliarium
It’s time to head back to school, but this year it won’t be the return of a normal routine. With classes happening virtually, in-person, or both, families are dealing with a lot of uncertainties. The American Heart Association has some tips to make this school year’s “new normal” a little healthier. Get back on a
A new CycleNation experience is coming to Western New York. The popular CycleNation event is back, but with a new digital format for 2020. Instead of a one-day event, CycleNation is now a 6-week challenge. The new format allows CycleNation to expand to more participants, including those who may not have access to a bike.
A North Country school is among the recipients of a nationwide grant from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge has awarded $3,200 to Copenhagen Central School in Copenhagen for a refocus obstacle course. Awarded to schools across the country, the grants continue the American Heart Association’s commitment to help educators
This guest blog is written by Rochester-area survivor Miranda Williamson, who is now studying at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. There was once a time 30 years ago when a child born with heart disease had little chance of living a normal life or possibly a life at all. Luckily, advancements are being made