The American Heart Association, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition are excited to kick off the 2021 Kind Hearts Rhode Island Poster Contest. The contest invites all students from across Rhode Island in Grades K-5 to design a poster that demonstrates how have been kind to
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.
By Jenn Fredette, Guest Blogger “You have 5 years left to live if we don’t do the surgery” I remember those words being said like they were just said to me yesterday. Facing that reality at the age of 32 is terrifying and in that moment, life as I knew it had stopped. My life
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
A social entrepreneur from Rhode Island who was the top finalist in a recent American Heart Association grant competition was profiled in The Boston Globe this week. Abigail Kohler is the co-founder and chief executive of ResusciTech, a Providence-based startup that developed an app to help train and certify users in CPR and first aid.
Sea Bags is joining the fight against heart disease and stroke by supporting the American Heart Association – the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all. Sea Bags will provide customers the opportunity to support the American Heart Association’s fundraising campaign, Life Is Why™, by donating 20% of profits from
The Southern New England American Heart Association is working relentlessly throughout Rhode Island for longer, healthier lives throughout our region As we turn the page on 2020 and welcome the New Year, the American Heart Association of Southern New England will be working with elected officials to prioritize the overall health and wellbeing of Rhode
The American Heart Association and NFL, in collaboration with the New England Patriots, are excited to debut the first-ever NFL PLAY 60 library, which features kid-friendly exercises to help kids to get their recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity. Amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases, schools and organized sports have begun to reinstate contact
The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign empowers women to be in control of their heart health at every age The American Heart Association, announced Deanna Fidler, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of FM Global, as 2021 Southern New England Go Red for Women Digital Luncheon Chair to support the fight
Holiday foods and healthy eating don’t always go hand in hand. But even amid the festivities, it’s possible to stick to a nutritious path with a few simple strategies. Nourish yourself, your family, and your community by learning how to shop, cook and eat smarter! Southern New England American Heart Association Board of Directors Chair,