hidden American Heart Association Advocates Affect Sustainable Change for the Health of All Virginians

American Heart Association Advocates Affect Sustainable Change for the Health of All Virginians

Because of the dedication of AHA supporters and volunteers statewide, it was a landmark year of public policy achievements for cardiovascular health in the Commonwealth of Virginia. These successes demonstrate that constituents have the power to make significant change when they join in the fight against heart disease and stroke. “As a stroke survivor and

hidden Investments in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are Critical to Improved Health Outcomes

Investments in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are Critical to Improved Health Outcomes

The American Heart Association’s Social Impact Fund Seeks Donors to Expand to the Greater Washington Region The American Heart Association,  the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, seeks to explore new investment opportunities in the Greater Washington Region around organizations committed to breaking down social and economic barriers that

hidden GWR Staffer Shares Her Inspiration: A Tribute to Tia

GWR Staffer Shares Her Inspiration: A Tribute to Tia

Erica McIntyre is the American Heart Association Greater Washington Region’s Community Impact Director. Below she shares a heartfelt tribute to her friend, Tia.  Queen of Hearts: Shine on and Go RED forEVER There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains. ~ Author

hidden The AHA launches 2nd webinar in a series discussing impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

The AHA launches 2nd webinar in a series discussing impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

Long before the pandemic, systemic challenges have contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources, as well as immigration status, occupation, and language preference, have

hidden ICYMI: Eastern States launched a webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

ICYMI: Eastern States launched a webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

On May 15, the Eastern States Community Impact team launched the first webinar of a series designed to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in communities of color. The webinar was offered to health equity leaders nationwide and was attended by approximately 1,035 participants. During the webinar, implications of COVID-19 from the perspective of economics, education,

hidden 30 Day Challenge in Support of the Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk has Kicked off!

30 Day Challenge in Support of the Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk has Kicked off!

Will you share your #RUNLHH? Run and walk with us from wherever you are! Thousands of people across America are participating in a month of physical activity, culminating in a virtual running and walking event on June 12-14.  The 30-day challenge is encouraging people to stay active and raising crucial funds for the American Heart

hidden Virtual Hole In One event celebrates the American Heart Associations’ Golf Tournament

Virtual Hole In One event celebrates the American Heart Associations’ Golf Tournament

The Hole In One event on May 11 brought together the American Heart Association’s golfing supporters for a fun evening of golf tips and trivia, in a celebration of AHA’s work in the Greater Washington Region. The event was hosted by Rich Sawchak, Chief Financial Officer of Novetta Solutions and the Chair of the American

hidden COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

Updated May 29, 2020 Long before the coronavirus impacted how we live, work, and play, systemic challenges contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources,