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
North Country school awarded national Kids Heart Challenge grant
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.
Please enjoy this look back at the 2020 Boston Heart and Stroke Ball, which was held virtually on May 29. Thank you to everyone who joined us to ensure the American Heart Association’s research and community efforts continue to save lives.
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
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. Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. To combat this alarming
Carly Ohlrich spent the summer interning for the Health Strategies team of the American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region. Due to the pandemic, Carly supported the team remotely from her home. She assisted on projects around Community Impact, Advocacy and Communications. The reason I wanted to join the American Heart Association this summer was much
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
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
Geralde Gabeau has worked for over two decades advocating for and developing public health initiatives for immigrants, especially for women and children. But while working on her doctorate degree in strategic leadership several years ago, Gabeau learned something that moved her in a new direction and, in turn, is impacting the lives of thousands of
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