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
The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health, is seeking applicants for the second round of the Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund, a fund created in honor of a visionary leader who cared passionately about the health and well-being of all. His quest for affordable, equitable health
The American Heart Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit in heart health, is proud to announce a return to one of the most popular events in the city, the 2021 NYC Marathon. Back in person after the pandemic, the five-borough race is back on the calendar. Runners and those willing to challenge themselves are invited to
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.
Honor celebrates a lifetime of outstanding influence and impact in the field of medicine. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives announced today that world-renowned cardiologist Dr. Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, will receive the Heart of New York City Legacy Award at the 2021 New
Women have a lot on their plates, and sometimes important self-care can take a back seat to work, family and other obligations. In fact, nearly 50% of adult women have high blood pressure, and nearly three-quarters of those with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can significantly increase a
The power of partnerships built on trust, dignity and respect was a key theme during March 17th’s EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based Workshop Zoom webinar, hosted by the American Heart Association (AHA), Eastern States region. “When you see value in people, it affirms that value that is in you,” said Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr.
All women deserve the opportunity to spend quality time with their families, enjoy a night out with their friends, and fill their days with activities that are meaningful to them. Sadly, cardiovascular diseases and stroke prevent an overwhelming number of women from living a long, healthy life and experiencing these precious moments. Every 80 seconds,
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. That is why the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region is