As champions for health equity, the American Heart Association is committed to advancing cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality. This is especially important for those who are uninsured or underinsured. The City of Petersburg is a resilient community, but one with significant barriers to living a
The American Heart Association is doubling down on last year’s successful Pack the Pantries food drive through the Richmond Heart Walk campaign and hoping to gather 2,000 pounds of heart healthy foods to donate to local food pantries. The campaign, which will be active until the Heart Walk on October 22 at Libbie Mill Midtown,
The American Heart Association and Richmond Heart Walk Healthy for Good sponsor Molina Complete Care will be honoring those who have made healthy lifestyle changes at this year’s Richmond Heart Walk on October 22 at Libbie Mill Midtown. Nominations officially opened on August 1 for the Richmond Lifestyle Change Awards, which will recognize those that
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, has named Darrin Johnson, Plan President at Molina Complete Care, as Chair of the Richmond Heart Challenge campaign. As Chair, he is focused on driving equitable health for every member of our community, with a special focus on
Trevor Mann believes in volunteering. He says, “there is nothing better than the feeling of pouring yourself into your community, and healthy living is contagious to those around you.” His motto is everything in life feels better when your body is strong and healthy and lives those words by being a consistent bodybuilder and runner.
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, has named Autum and husband Eric Edwards, CEO of Phlow Corporation, as co-chairs of the Heart of Richmond campaign. In this role, they are focused on driving equitable health for every member of our community, with a special
Mitch Haddon has assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors for the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building longer, healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Haddon currently is President and Chief Executive Officer of ColonialWebb Contractors Company and
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of
Over $105,000 in Grants Will be Awarded to Local Community Leaders 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.
The American Heart Association works collaboratively with organizations and community leaders across Virginia to improve the health of all. AHA is an organizational member of Richmond based Community Unity in Action (CUIA) – a collective comprised of more than 20 non-profits with five focus areas to advance food justice within the Food Justice Corridor. The