hidden 2020 Philadelphia Heart Walk Participants Raise $1.7M for Lifesaving Research

2020 Philadelphia Heart Walk Participants Raise $1.7M for Lifesaving Research

The 2020 Philadelphia Heart Walk Digital Experience raised over an astounding $1.7M thanks to the relentless efforts and dedication of its participants. The American Heart Association Philadelphia is grateful for each team member and donor. We also greatly appreciate the leadership and fundraising efforts of our 2020 Heart Walk Chair, Dr. Richard Snyder, Executive Vice President

hidden AHA Philadelphia volunteer and heart surgeon talks type 2 diabetes and heart disease with local radio personality

AHA Philadelphia volunteer and heart surgeon talks type 2 diabetes and heart disease with local radio personality

Dr. Deon Vigilance, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Mercy Health System and president-elect of the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania board of directors, spoke with Lady B of Classix Philly 107.9 FM about the link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease and stroke. In 2018, the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association

hidden Independence Blue Cross and AHA Philadelphia announce opportunity for community to provide PPE to local healthcare heroes on November 6

Independence Blue Cross and AHA Philadelphia announce opportunity for community to provide PPE to local healthcare heroes on November 6

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented need for access to health tools and resources across the nation. Many health systems are still without enough personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves, gowns, and eye protection to safeguard their workers from the deadly virus.  Independence Blue Cross and the American Heart Association Philadelphia are teaming

hidden Infor, a global leader in business cloud software, commits to matching up to $125,000 for American Heart Association Infant CPR Training Kits

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software, commits to matching up to $125,000 for American Heart Association Infant CPR Training Kits

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, has committed to helping the American Heart Association raise funds and awareness to place up to 500 Infant CPR training kits across hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region. The kits contain training materials to help families learn hands-only CPR and choking-relief skills from the comfort

hidden AHA Philadelphia Increases Access to Healthy Food in Local Neighborhood to Address COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

AHA Philadelphia Increases Access to Healthy Food in Local Neighborhood to Address COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

In Philadelphia, 1 in 5 residents are nutrition insecure, which has detrimental short- and long-term implications on health outcomes, including but not limited to hypertension, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Exacerbated now by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an unprecedented need for emergency food relief, especially in neighborhoods that already had high rates of

hidden Caulipower® Donates $1M to the AHA During COVID-19 to Protect At-Risk Families from Food Insecurity and Educate Children About Healthy Home-Grown Product

Caulipower® Donates $1M to the AHA During COVID-19 to Protect At-Risk Families from Food Insecurity and Educate Children About Healthy Home-Grown Product

CAULIPOWER’s donation will deliver 100,000 meals of fresh produce to over 4,500 at-risk families. These are families who are suffering great hardship caused by COVID-19. In addition, the monies will support the development of the AHA’s national Teaching Gardens program. Philadelphia, June 23, 2020 – CAULIPOWER®, makers of America’s #1 better-for-you pizza, announced a $1

hidden AHA Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University’s “Rock the Red” Fashion Show Goes Virtual

AHA Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University’s “Rock the Red” Fashion Show Goes Virtual

Written in collaboration with Nicole Murphy, program coordinator for the Fashion Design Department at Jefferson University.  Each year, Thomas Jefferson University juniors majoring in fashion design partner with the American Heart Association Philadelphia to create red dresses for a Rock the Red Dress fashion show that’s held during their annual Go Red for Women Luncheon.  Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this year’s Red Dress fashion show has been canceled, but the outstanding message behind this campaign