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Empowering Local Advocacy

Amplifying a Mini Coalition for Tangible Change in Greater Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2024—The Collaboration for Equitable Health in Philadelphia, a healthy equity initiative powered by Bank of America, in collaboration with the American Heart Association (The Association), the American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public

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Five Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Contributions that Save and Improve Lives

The American Heart Association recently announced the recipients of this year’s Eastern States Region Volunteer Awards. Five outstanding Greater Washington Region volunteer leaders were honored because of their commitment to the cause and extraordinary collaborative achievement to advance the organization’s mission to improve health and wellbeing for all. David Jaffe, Association Dean of Students, American

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Bank of America Health Equity Initiative in Philadelphia Leverages the Voices of Community Members to Build More Resilient and Healthier Neighborhoods

Philadelphia, PA, October, 17, 2023 – Today, the Philadelphia Collaboration for Equitable Health, a healthy equity initiative powered by Bank of America, in collaboration with the American Heart Association (The Association), the American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public Health, held its first advocacy community forum

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Dr. Richard L. Snyder of Independence Blue Cross is a champion for training a Nation of Lifesavers through CPR and AED awareness

June 1-7 each year is National CPR Awareness Week, spotlighting how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR.  Dr. Richard L. Snyder, Executive Vice President of Facilitated Health Networks for Independence Blue Cross, has been a long-time champion and advocate of CPR & AED awareness, leading a citywide initiative, CPR Ready Coalition, in

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UnitedHealthcare Grant Saves and Improves Lives Across Montgomery County, MD

Since 2022, UnitedHealthcare has worked with the American Heart Association of Greater Washington Region to administer a two-year grant to serve underrepresented residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. The grant works through the Primary Care Coalition, where the Association alongside three associated Federally Qualified Health Clinics including CCI Health & Wellness Community Service Center, Chinese Culture

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¡Eventos Comunitarios ofrecen vacunas gratuitas, entregas de vegetales y más! 

La inmunidad contra el COVID-19 no dura para siempre. La vacuna actualizada es necesaria para restaurar la protección de enfermedades graves, hospitalizaciones y muertes. Estamos ofreciendo vacunas GRATUITAS en los siguientes eventos comunitarios GRATUITOS, junto con algunos grandes incentivos como vegetales gratuitos. Puede venir sin cita y no se requiere seguro.  Domingo 21 de mayo

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Free COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines available at upcoming community events

Updated COVID-19 booster restores immunity and protects against Omicron variants Free COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines available at upcoming community events With support from the American Heart Association and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, community organizations are offering free COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines at four local upcoming events. The American Heart Association is

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Delaware Celebrates Executives

The American Heart Association Delaware hosted its annual Appreciation Executive Breakfast on February 24th to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate — our top supporters of the Heart Walk – our sponsors, top walkers, top team captains, donors, and valued volunteers. The 2022 Wilmington Heart Walk was a great success, raising $328,000 in revenue.   Along with our

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American Heart Association Announces Chair for 2023 Delaware Heart Ball

Allison Kerwin, Senior Vice President of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, will serve in leadership role. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named Allison Kerwin, senior vice president of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, as chair of the 2023