hidden The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

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

hidden AHA expands the Faces of Heart campaign in Philadelphia with the support of generous donors Stephanie & Matthew Austin, M.D.

AHA expands the Faces of Heart campaign in Philadelphia with the support of generous donors Stephanie & Matthew Austin, M.D.

The AHA in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the expansion of the Faces of Heart campaign with local philanthropists Stephanie & Matthew Austin, M.D.  With their gift of $120,000, the AHA is grateful to the Austin’s for their support of local survivors in their quest for living FEIRCE healthy lives!   As a heart survivor herself, Stephanie has been passionate about the work of the American

hidden Philadelphia Eagles Participate in NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day

Philadelphia Eagles Participate in NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day

On Wednesday, February 3 at 1 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. CT/ 10 a.m. PT, NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day will host an action packed, synchronous broadcast from the Super Bowl LV host city, Tampa Bay. During this broadcast, the NFL team with the winning NFL PLAY 60 exercise of the 2020-2021 season will be announced. Throughout January, kids were asked to view team

hidden The Andréa W. and Kenneth C. Frazier Family Foundation contributes $1 million to support social entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

The Andréa W. and Kenneth C. Frazier Family Foundation contributes $1 million to support social entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

 The American Heart Association in Philadelphia will recieve a $1 million gift from the Andréa W. and Kenneth C. Frazier Family Foundation to the Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund. The Tyson Fund invests in evidence-based, community-driven entrepreneurial solutions that address social determinants of health. The contribution will be directed in two rounds of funding

hidden Dr. Colleen Hanley Serves as 2021 Main Line Health Go Red Champion in Philadelphia

Dr. Colleen Hanley Serves as 2021 Main Line Health Go Red Champion in Philadelphia

Colleen Hanley, MD is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Lankenau Heart Institute.  Dr. Hanley graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Temple University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Hanley is board certified in cardiovascular

hidden Philadelphia Resident Named Among Top Finalists for AHA EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™

Philadelphia Resident Named Among Top Finalists for AHA EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™

Community activists, social entrepreneurs, and changemakers are among the list of top candidates for the 2020-21 EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™. Included in the list of nine finalists is Philadelphia resident Kevin Dixon, who is a mentor at Rebel Ventures where he inspires high school students who pursue entrepreneurship.   Rebel Ventures is a youth-driven, healthy food business run by high school students and supported by University of Pennsylvania students that includes a nonprofit business entity (also

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