hidden North Country school awarded national Kids Heart Challenge grant

North Country school awarded national Kids Heart Challenge grant

A North Country school is among the recipients of a nationwide grant from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge has awarded $3,200 to Copenhagen Central School in Copenhagen for a refocus obstacle course. Awarded to schools across the country, the grants continue the American Heart Association’s commitment to help educators

hidden Luca + Danni supports life-saving mission in Southern New England through American Heart Association’s Life Is Why We Give™ campaign

Luca + Danni supports life-saving mission in Southern New England through American Heart Association’s Life Is Why We Give™ campaign

Every 40 seconds, someone in America experiences a stroke or a heart attack. The American Heart Association is teaming up with Luca + Danni to change these outcomes through the Life Is Why We Give campaign. Life Is Why We Give inspires consumers to honor their reasons to live healthier, longer lives – by giving.

hidden FEEL the RUSH of the RIDE with our brand new CycleNation experience!

FEEL the RUSH of the RIDE with our brand new CycleNation experience!

This year’s CycleNation experience will allow you to feel the rush of the ride from wherever you from September 21-28! Get more details, sign up, start fundraising and/or donate to your friends at www.CycleNation.org/DC! With your donations, YOU help fund lifesaving science. Science that can prevent a stroke. Put scientific advances into doctors’ hands. And

hidden The American Heart Association and Capital Health respond to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

The American Heart Association and Capital Health respond to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) suggests ER visits in April were down 42 percent compared to the same period last year.[1] Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. To combat this alarming

hidden Transportation, nutrition programs big winners in Boston budget

Transportation, nutrition programs big winners in Boston budget

Boston’s recently passed budget includes several investments to address health equity in the city, including new bike lanes, reconstructed sidewalks and discounted fruits and vegetables for residents who receive government food assistance. These investments are just some of the initiatives the American Heart Association advocated for to improve the health of the city’s 700,000 residents

hidden Two Connecticut Schools to Receive Grant Awards from the American Heart Association Providing Health Equipment

Two Connecticut Schools to Receive Grant Awards from the American Heart Association Providing Health Equipment

Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge grants allow schools to target whole-body wellness in support of physical and emotional health The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $400,000 in grants to more than 180 elementary, middle and high schools across the country who participated in either

hidden Improving Health Starts with Building Better Environments throughout Southern New England

Improving Health Starts with Building Better Environments throughout Southern New England

Written by Guest Blog Author, Victoria Strang, Community Impact Director for the Southern New England American Heart Association We know that being active is one of the biggest drivers to leading a healthier life and diminishing your chances of developing heart disease. Unfortunately, many low-income communities in our region struggle to be active simply due