hidden Philadelphia’s Second CPR Kiosk Installed at Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

Philadelphia’s Second CPR Kiosk Installed at Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

CPR saves lives. When administered immediately after cardiac arrest, a person’s chance of survival can double or triple. However, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. Earlier this month, American Heart Association Philadelphia

hidden Philadelphia Magazine Celebrates American Heart Month

Philadelphia Magazine Celebrates American Heart Month

Each February, #PhillyGoesRed to celebrate American Heart Month and raise awareness about the No. 1 killer of women – heart disease. Through the American Heart Association’s partnership with Philadelphia magazine, heart disease survivors, dedicated volunteers, relentless leaders and community advocates tell their inspiring stories through the pages of the magazine’s Go Red for Women edition.

hidden Former Philadelphia Eagles Safety Brian Dawkins and wife Connie to be Honored at American Heart Association’s 63rd Annual Philadelphia Heart Ball

Former Philadelphia Eagles Safety Brian Dawkins and wife Connie to be Honored at American Heart Association’s 63rd Annual Philadelphia Heart Ball

 The Philadelphia Heart Ball is excited to announce that Brian and Connie Dawkins will receive the Heart of Philadelphia award at the 2020 Philadelphia Heart Ball, set for February 22 at the famed Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.   This prestigious honor is given to leaders in our community who are performing important philanthropic duties, which impact

hidden Newly funded AHA Grantees Honored in Philadelphia

Newly funded AHA Grantees Honored in Philadelphia

The American Heart Association currently funds nearly $11 Million in active grants right here in Philadelphia.  Each year the American Heart Association issues grants to early career researchers who are working to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. This year, the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania supports a total of 73 Researchers

hidden STEM Goes Red Encourages Young Philadelphia School District Students to Explore Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

STEM Goes Red Encourages Young Philadelphia School District Students to Explore Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Although women fill close to half of all the jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25% of jobs in science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM).  The American Heart Association, a science-based organization, strives to make significant changes to these statistics by empowering more women to seek careers in the sciences. In order

hidden The American Heart Association Philadelphia Honors Councilmember Blondell Reynolds-Brown

The American Heart Association Philadelphia Honors Councilmember Blondell Reynolds-Brown

The American Heart Association Philadelphia is proud to recognize Councilmember Blondell Reynolds-Brown with the Lifetime Champion of Health Equity Award. Councilmember Reynolds-Brown is the first to receive this recognition from the American Heart Association’s Southeastern PA Board of Directors, and we are thrilled to be able to honor her legacy in this way. For the past 94 years, the American Heart

hidden Philadelphia City Council Passes Legislation Requiring Healthy Beverage Options on Children’s Meals

Philadelphia City Council Passes Legislation Requiring Healthy Beverage Options on Children’s Meals

“The American Heart Association would like to applaud Philadelphia City Council, and in particular Councilmember Reynolds Brown, for passing legislation that will require restaurants to make healthy beverages the default option for menu items designated for children,” stated Jacob Zychick, Community Advocacy Director in Philadelphia. According to this legislation, a food service establishment that offers