hidden Baltimore County school awarded $1,500 NFL Play 60 Get Moving Grant for physical activity equipment

Baltimore County school awarded $1,500 NFL Play 60 Get Moving Grant for physical activity equipment

Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League (NFL) and Baltimore Ravens have awarded a $1,500 Get Moving Grant to Middlesex Elementary School

hidden Maryland’s Go Red co-chairs from Johns Hopkins want to make positive impact on women’s heart health

Maryland’s Go Red co-chairs from Johns Hopkins want to make positive impact on women’s heart health

Jennifer Nickoles, the vice president for operations and system integration for The Johns Hopkins Health System, has seen the way heart disease can impact people’s lives, especially women, both personally and professionally. “The heart of a woman must be strong — for her family and friends, coworkers and her community — but most importantly for

hidden Dr. George Bittar of MedStar Health to chair 2022 Heart of Maryland

Dr. George Bittar of MedStar Health to chair 2022 Heart of Maryland

Culminating with Heart Ball in June, campaign seeks to improve health outcomes by focusing on CPR, reducing barriers and inequities to healthcare The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, has named Dr. George Bittar as its chair of the Heart of Maryland campaign. Bittar is

hidden Bystander and first responders at BWI Airport recognized as Heartsaver Heroes after three lives saved with CPR

Bystander and first responders at BWI Airport recognized as Heartsaver Heroes after three lives saved with CPR

BALTIMORE, NOV. 15, 2021 — Sixteen members of the BWI Airport’s Fire and Rescue Department, four officers from the Maryland Transportation Authority Police and a bystander were recognized Monday by the American Heart Association for their quick action in recent months that saved the lives of three people. “These public safety professionals jumped into action

hidden Couple to get married at 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk on Oct. 16

Couple to get married at 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk on Oct. 16

Rachel Craven will turn 45 on Saturday, Oct. 16, the day of the American Heart Association’s 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk. That’s just six years younger than her father was when he died of heart disease at age 51. “That was a huge impact on my family,” Rachel said of her father, Dean Craven, passing

hidden Greater Maryland Heart Walk invites participants back to Camden Yards Sports Complex to reconnect for heart health

Greater Maryland Heart Walk invites participants back to Camden Yards Sports Complex to reconnect for heart health

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Maryland back to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. Greater Maryland Heart Walk participants and teams are invited to the Camden Yards Sports Complex in

hidden Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of

hidden Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA) of Greater Maryland hosted its annual Go Red for Women luncheon, digitally, for the second year in a row due to lingering COVID-19 restrictions. Regardless of the format, it remained a powerful time where,  just shy of 100 ladies across Baltimore came together to be

hidden Five Faith-Based Organizations Named as Finalists in the American Heart Association’s First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Five Faith-Based Organizations Named as Finalists in the American Heart Association’s First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Over $105,000 in Grants Will be Awarded to Local Community Leaders Faith-based organizations and places of worship have played an important role during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. These organizations and their volunteers and staff have been on the frontline, mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support.

hidden Non-Profits Team Up to Foster Culinary Workforce Development in Baltimore City

Non-Profits Team Up to Foster Culinary Workforce Development in Baltimore City

To help some of Baltimore’s most economically disadvantaged residents prepare for  careers in the culinary arts, the American Heart Association (AHA), Maryland Food Bank’s (MFB) FoodWorks Program, and Living Classrooms Foundation are joining forces to launch a satellite location of the FoodWorks program in Baltimore . The initiative began this week at the American Heart Association’s