hidden AHA & Agilent Technologies Feed Front Frontline Workers in Delaware

AHA & Agilent Technologies Feed Front Frontline Workers in Delaware

Thanks to the generosity of Agilent Technologies in Delaware, the American Heart Association was able to provide meals to frontline COVID-19 testers at the George V. Kirk Middle School in Newark and the Daniel S. Frawley Stadium in Wilmington. Agilent Technologies support for the 2020 Go Red for Women Luncheon allowed for the American Heart

hidden American Heart Association & Community Partners Respond to Food Insecurity in Philadelphia Caused by COVID-19 Crisis

American Heart Association & Community Partners Respond to Food Insecurity in Philadelphia Caused by COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented need for emergency food relief and the American Heart Association Philadelphia is working with local community partners to quickly assess and address the needs of the city’s most vulnerable populations. While many food pantries have meal service support from food providers, many sites lack the infrastructure (i.e. freezers) to store

hidden Former Philadelphia Eagles Safety Brian Dawkins and wife Connie to be Honored at American Heart Association’s 63rd Annual Philadelphia Heart Ball

Former Philadelphia Eagles Safety Brian Dawkins and wife Connie to be Honored at American Heart Association’s 63rd Annual Philadelphia Heart Ball

 The Philadelphia Heart Ball is excited to announce that Brian and Connie Dawkins will receive the Heart of Philadelphia award at the 2020 Philadelphia Heart Ball, set for February 22 at the famed Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.   This prestigious honor is given to leaders in our community who are performing important philanthropic duties, which impact

hidden Newly funded AHA Grantees Honored in Philadelphia

Newly funded AHA Grantees Honored in Philadelphia

The American Heart Association currently funds nearly $11 Million in active grants right here in Philadelphia.  Each year the American Heart Association issues grants to early career researchers who are working to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. This year, the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania supports a total of 73 Researchers

hidden STEM Goes Red Encourages Young Philadelphia School District Students to Explore Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

STEM Goes Red Encourages Young Philadelphia School District Students to Explore Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Although women fill close to half of all the jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25% of jobs in science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM).  The American Heart Association, a science-based organization, strives to make significant changes to these statistics by empowering more women to seek careers in the sciences. In order

hidden Southern Delaware Heart Walks Raise $100,000!

Southern Delaware Heart Walks Raise $100,000!

Businesses, organizations, families and community groups took steps to live Healthy for Good at the American Heart Association’s 2019 Southern Delaware Heart Walks. Rehoboth Beach and Dover walkers gathered on September 22 and October 5 to raise funds and education for heart disease and stroke. The event raised funds and awareness for the American Heart

hidden Philadelphia City Council Passes Legislation Requiring Healthy Beverage Options on Children’s Meals

Philadelphia City Council Passes Legislation Requiring Healthy Beverage Options on Children’s Meals

“The American Heart Association would like to applaud Philadelphia City Council, and in particular Councilmember Reynolds Brown, for passing legislation that will require restaurants to make healthy beverages the default option for menu items designated for children,” stated Jacob Zychick, Community Advocacy Director in Philadelphia. According to this legislation, a food service establishment that offers