hidden Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

In 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) teamed up with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington to connect over 1,300 DC area residents to Simple Cooking with Heart. The curriculum teaches participants cooking skills and instills confidence in the kitchen through the lens of improving heart health with better nutrition. Before COVID-19, in-person classes were primarily

hidden Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA) of Greater Maryland hosted its annual Go Red for Women luncheon, digitally, for the second year in a row due to lingering COVID-19 restrictions. Regardless of the format, it remained a powerful time where,  just shy of 100 ladies across Baltimore came together to be

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EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based Workshop Highlights Powerful Partnerships, Kicks-Off Grant Application Period

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.

hidden Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Funding will support community-led social and economic solutions intended to improve health equity through American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2021 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, today announced $1 million in targeted funding through the Association’s

hidden The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

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

hidden Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

“In order to take care of those around you, you need to remember to take care of yourself.”   Self-care was a key theme as the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Go Red for Women movement in Greater Maryland proudly celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 5th with a heart-to-heart panel discussion. Panelists at the

hidden Five Greater Washington Region Volunteer Leaders Honored with American Heart Association Volunteer Awards

Five Greater Washington Region Volunteer Leaders Honored with American Heart Association Volunteer Awards

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives relies on a core of people who are willing to give their time and energy to help enhance the quality of their communities. Recently the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association announced the honorees of

hidden Kaiser Permanente’s Jill Feldon Named Chair of the 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

Kaiser Permanente’s Jill Feldon Named Chair of the 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is excited to name Jill Feldon, vice president of Marketing, Communication and Community Relations for Kaiser Permanente in the Mid-Atlantic region, as chair of the AHA’s 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk.  Feldon has been with