hidden New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, received the first instrumental investments from longtime patrons, the Elizabeth Elting Foundation, Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant (https://www.lizelting.com/foundation) and Lynne and Marc Benioff to launch the American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund. Seeking to create

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 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,

hidden AHA NYC Board Member Liz Elting Combats COVID-19 and Health Inequality

AHA NYC Board Member Liz Elting Combats COVID-19 and Health Inequality

American Heart Association New York City Board Member Liz Elting unveiled a multimillion-dollar charitable initiative created to support comprehensive COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts – including funding for research, frontline healthcare workers, public health resources, and direct support to the country’s most vulnerable and under served communities. As a part of the initial Halo Fund investment,

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#GoRedNYC brings March Nutrition Month to life

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women New York City movement celebrated National Nutrition Month in March by creating a special eight-part video series. The series was sponsored and hosted by Rose Caiola, founder of ReWire Me and principal of Bettina Equities, who is a long-time supporter of Go Red for Women and a

hidden AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NYC OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NYC OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce the opening of the 2020-2021 New York City Community Impact Grant application process. This grant will provide funding for non-profit organizations with programs and projects that have a focus on expanding access to healthy food for children living in under-served communities throughout the five boroughs of New

hidden American Heart Association and Partners Across New York Ask  Residents to ‘Take the Pressure Off, NYC!’

American Heart Association and Partners Across New York Ask Residents to ‘Take the Pressure Off, NYC!’

The American Heart Association along with members of the Take the Pressure Off, NYC! Coalition utilized American Heart Month as a catalyst to raise awareness and encourage New Yorkers to check and know their blood pressure numbers. High blood pressure or hypertension is often called the silent killer because it usually has no symptoms, meaning

hidden AHA NYC and Queens Public Library start lending  blood pressure monitoring kits at Far Rockaway Library

AHA NYC and Queens Public Library start lending blood pressure monitoring kits at Far Rockaway Library

Libraries serve as gateways to knowledge and culture. They play a fundamental role in many communities as places to gather, learn, and borrow books. Thanks to a collaboration between the American Heart Association and the Queens Public Library, Far Rockaway library is now a place to manage your blood pressure. Starting this week, patrons of