hidden East Providence Fire Department Captain awarded for impactful advocacy work

East Providence Fire Department Captain awarded for impactful advocacy work

The American Heart Association proudly recognizes Captain John D. Potvin with the 2023 Yvonne Heredia Lifetime Achievement Award. Named in honor of former American Heart Association Board Member, Yvonne Heredia, whose passion, and dedication towards heart health in our community impacted many lives. This award is given to someone who, throughout their career, has been

hidden 2023 Southern New England Heart Ball unites community to save lives

2023 Southern New England Heart Ball unites community to save lives

American Heart Association Heart raises over $450,000 towards education and research of cardiovascular disease and stroke The 2023 Southern New England Heart Ball brought hearts together to save lives and strive for equitable health for everyone living in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.  With nearly $450,000 raised during the campaign year, funds will support the

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Southern New England family makes bold commitment to heart and brain health

The American Heart Association enters its 100th anniversary celebration and accepts first Second Century gift from the MG Chace Family of Rhode Island The American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke will be celebrating its 100th year next June. Leading up to the 2024 centennial,

hidden Heart Walk’s Team Ben Raises Over $175,000 for the American Heart Association

Heart Walk’s Team Ben Raises Over $175,000 for the American Heart Association

Over the last decade, the Darling family of Rhode Island has made it their mission to walk against heart disease and stroke, the no.1 and no.5 killers in our nation. Since 2010, walking as Team Ben, the family has raised over $175,000 for the American Heart Association.  The Darlings walk in honor of their son

hidden Seven hospitals in Rhode Island recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke

Seven hospitals in Rhode Island recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke

The American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative promotes up-to-date, research-based guidelines to ensure all patients have access to lifesaving care Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in the United States, respectively, and several hospitals in our region are working to combat these life-threatening health crises.

hidden American Heart Association Presents 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Two Extraordinary Leaders in Rhode Island

American Heart Association Presents 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Two Extraordinary Leaders in Rhode Island

American Heart Association Presents 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Senator Maryellen Goodwin and Representative Mia Ackerman PROVIDENCE (DECEMBER 15, 2021) – The American Heart Association (AHA) today presented Senator Maryellen Goodwin (D-District 1, Providence) and Rep. Mia Ackerman (D-District 45, Cumberland, Lincoln) with 2021 Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of their leadership, commitment, and tireless

hidden Heart2Heart Campaign Calls on Women to Share Stories of Surviving Heart Disease & Stroke

Heart2Heart Campaign Calls on Women to Share Stories of Surviving Heart Disease & Stroke

The American Heart Association seeks survivor stories to raise women’s heart disease and stroke awareness in support of the Go Red for Women Luncheon The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for the

hidden 25 Year Old Stroke Survivor Advocates the Importance of Awareness at Any Age

25 Year Old Stroke Survivor Advocates the Importance of Awareness at Any Age

At 23 years old, Portsmouth local, Kristin Walker, survived a stroke. This World Stroke Day, Kristin, now 25 years old bravely shares her story to help spread the importance of stroke awareness, at any age.  I typically have a big smile on my Face; but the night of September 8th, 2019 my left side was

hidden Southern New England American Heart Association Calls for 2021 Heart2Heart Storytellers

Southern New England American Heart Association Calls for 2021 Heart2Heart Storytellers

The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for their annual Heart2Heart campaign. Several survivors will be selected to locally represent the Go Red for Women campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the