Small steps—both the kind we take and the kind we make—lead to big gains. At the Southern New Jersey Fall Heart Walk, we will be creating healthier communities and supporting lifesaving research by putting one foot in front of the other and walking! The Walk will be held on October 27 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. Join us and become a Heart Walk hero!
By being a Heart Walk participant and raising donations, you help to support critical research, education and patient services. All of which are so important, especially to survivors like Vicky King.
Vicky King had suffered from migraines most of her life. But at age 21, a senior in college, she experienced the worst headache of her life and then lost feeling on the entire right side of her body. Vicky knew she was experiencing the warning signs of stroke. Despite this, she didn’t call 9-1-1 because she didn’t think a stroke could happen to an otherwise healthy 21-year-old.
Six years later, Vicky works with the American Heart Association to make sure no one else makes the mistake she did. She walks for awareness surrounding stroke and the lifesaving research that allows her to be healthy today.
Walk for survivors like Vicky and walk for yourself! Be Healthy for Good – Eat Smart, Add Color, Move More and Be Well. Healthy for Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. About one in three adults participate in NO leisure time physical activity. Simple lifestyle changes, such as eating healthy and walking 30 minutes every day, promote heart and brain health.
Join the American Heart Association in our mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives by Heartwalking this fall.
To learn more about the Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk, please visit www.SNJFallHW.org or call the American Heart Association at 609.208.0020.
Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.