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Thank You for Helping us Advance Legislation for a Healthier Vermont!

Thank you for raising your voice to urge Vermont lawmakers to support the American Heart Association’s advocacy priorities. The legislative session ended on May 12th with great news on a number of our critical policy efforts. Please take a moment to thank legislators for passing legislation to fund postpartum care, early childhood education, tobacco prevention,

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Ending Student Hunger in Vermont is on the Table

Guest blog by Emily Belarmino Federal funding that has provided free breakfast and lunch at school for all students during the pandemic is likely ending this summer. We can ensure that, while at school, every child is fed and ready to learn by passing S.100 in Vermont which would allow every student to access the

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Vermont schools focus on students’ overall health during American Heart Month

Starting during American Heart Month this February, about 140 schools representing 4,000 students in Vermont will spotlight the importance of students’ mental and physical health through the American Heart Association’s school-based programs Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge. Throughout the school year, schools will work with students in a variety of ways to activate

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Kinney Drugs supports heart and brain health through American Heart Association’s Life Is Why campaign

Kinney Drugs is proud to support the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, through Life Is Why™, a cause marketing campaign benefitting the American Heart Association. Life Is Why inspires consumers to celebrate their reasons to live healthier, longer lives – by giving. “We’re excited and

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Nor’easter warning: A winter wonderland can turn deadly with heart attacks brought on by snow shoveling

As pretty as new-fallen snow appears, shoveling sidewalks and driveways can be deadly. According to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, many people may face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow. The heart-health hazards of

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Let’s Protect New Moms’ Hearts in Vermont

Do you know the number one killer of new moms is heart disease? We are committed to helping make sure that they are taking care of their heart health. That’s why we’re excited that state legislation to help protect their heart health is starting to move through the Vermont Legislature! This legislation would expand Medicaid

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Vermont Women to Reconnect in Person at 2022 Go Red for Women Evening Event

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced its plans for the 2022 Vermont Go Red for Women® Event. This Association signature event will be held on April 6th at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain. Julie Braun, Corporate Retirement Director, Vice President, Financial Advisor with

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Kevin O’Hara Joins American Heart Association’s Vermont Team as Youth Market Director

Kevin O’Hara of Williston recently joined the American Heart Association as Youth Market Director for Vermont. In this role, he is responsible for recruitment and cultivation of school volunteers to participate in the Association’s lifesaving initiatives including the Kids Heart Challenge program. “This program gives students the opportunity to meet kids with special hearts and to

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Brookside Primary School Receives Grant for Bike Program

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $3,400 to Brookside Primary School in Waterbury, to purchase bikes to be used in the PE program. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs.   The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit