hidden Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

“It is critical” – said Kofi Essel, from Children’s National Hospital when talking about food access. “We need to reevaluate how we’re creating solutions” – said Kristy McCarron from the Metropolitan YMCA when talking about food security as well. “We need to collaborate with other community organizations to make a change” – said Domonique Panton,

hidden Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives is proud to announce its volunteer leadership for the 2021 Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk.  Since 1991, the event has raised over $15.6 million, in support of vital research and programming to

hidden American Heart Association and Neighborhood Health Team Up to Help Thousands of Northern Virginia Residents Control their Blood Pressure

American Heart Association and Neighborhood Health Team Up to Help Thousands of Northern Virginia Residents Control their Blood Pressure

This past January, the American Heart Association began a partnership with Neighborhood Health around blood pressure awareness and control for its patients. The mission of Neighborhood Health is to improve health and advance health equity across Northern Virginia in Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax by providing high quality primary care regardless of ability to pay. Within

hidden Greater Washington Region Heart Walk to be Transformed into a Weekend Celebration

Greater Washington Region Heart Walk to be Transformed into a Weekend Celebration

The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk is getting re-imagined for 2020 to be the biggest one yet! With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is embracing the new normal, creating an enhanced experience and

hidden Investments in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are Critical to Improved Health Outcomes

Investments in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are Critical to Improved Health Outcomes

The American Heart Association’s Social Impact Fund Seeks Donors to Expand to the Greater Washington Region The American Heart Association,  the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, seeks to explore new investment opportunities in the Greater Washington Region around organizations committed to breaking down social and economic barriers that

hidden 30 Day Challenge in Support of the Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk has Kicked off!

30 Day Challenge in Support of the Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk has Kicked off!

Will you share your #RUNLHH? Run and walk with us from wherever you are! Thousands of people across America are participating in a month of physical activity, culminating in a virtual running and walking event on June 12-14.  The 30-day challenge is encouraging people to stay active and raising crucial funds for the American Heart

hidden American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Tim Gillis, managing partner of the Washington Metro Area offices of U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG LLP, has been named Chair of the 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk. The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke

hidden American Heart Association and Primary Care Coalition partner to provide emergency relief for hypertension patients in Montgomery County

American Heart Association and Primary Care Coalition partner to provide emergency relief for hypertension patients in Montgomery County

The American Heart Association is deeply concerned about the public health crisis facing our country. Our top priority regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) is the health and well-being of all individuals and their families today and in the future, in every community, everywhere. Millions of people are counting on us for science-based information, health resources, community programs

hidden Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

The American Heart Association continues to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives during these unprecedented times.  With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have been promoting new ways to adopt healthy lifestyles and moving more whilst abiding by social distancing and stay at home orders.   To mark National Walking Day