hidden Greater Washington Region AHA teams up with Whitman-Walker Health to host Healthy Living Workshop

Greater Washington Region AHA teams up with Whitman-Walker Health to host Healthy Living Workshop

Every day, the American Heart Association is working to help all Americans live their healthiest lives. Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC shares the same vision as it offers community-based wellness services to all while specializing in LGBTQ and HIV care. The Greater Washington Region American Heart Association teamed up with Whitman-Walker Health on Thursday, July

hidden Complete Streets Funding in City of Richmond Promotes Safety and Health

Complete Streets Funding in City of Richmond Promotes Safety and Health

The City of Richmond in Virginia allocated $15 million in their budget to make transportation in the city safer for pedestrians and bicyclists through implementing Complete Streets policies.  “Complete Streets” is a term describing a community that has safe and convenient travel for everyone and for all modes of transportation. Complete streets have safe crosswalks,

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Roanoke Go Red for Women Luncheon helps local women and families build healthy lives

The American Heart Association and F&S Building Innovations encouraged Roanoke Go Red for Women Luncheon guests to support the health and well-being of individuals served by the Bedford Pregnancy Center and Street Ransom by donating personal care items. The two local charities and the American Heart Association share a common goal of helping Roanokers build

hidden Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

The energy and spirits were high at the inaugural Richmond CycleNation event on May 30th.  CycleNation empowers participants to use bikes to get brain and heart-healthy – all while raising funds for community programs that will prevent stroke and heart disease. Co-workers, friends and family rang cow bells and cheered on teams at this relay

hidden Playground Refresh Creates Healthy Environment for At-Risk Youth in Richmond, VA

Playground Refresh Creates Healthy Environment for At-Risk Youth in Richmond, VA

The American Heart Association in Richmond recently teamed up with Bank of America and United Way to restore old and install new playground equipment in Mosby Court, one of four public housing communities in Richmond’s East End.  The project also includes the installation of an early learning path.  New playground equipment and the early learning

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Stroke Event Raises Awareness Among High Risk Community in Richmond, VA

Over 600 Richmonders were informed and entertained at the 6th annual Power to End Stroke® Jazz Night held on May 23rd at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Guests attended a variety of workshops on topics like medication management, healthy cooking and managing risk factors. They even experienced what it felt like to have

hidden Location, Location, Location! New blood pressure kiosks are strategically placed in Charlotte on World Hypertension Day

Location, Location, Location! New blood pressure kiosks are strategically placed in Charlotte on World Hypertension Day

In the real estate industry, they say it’s all about location. On World Hypertension Day, Charlotte placed two new self-monitoring blood pressure kiosks in key areas of the city to make the greatest impact. Goodwill Opportunity Campus located on the west side of Charlotte serves more than 500,000 clients, staff and visitors annually. Camino Community

hidden American Heart Association Empowers HBCUs to Address Social Barriers to Health

American Heart Association Empowers HBCUs to Address Social Barriers to Health

Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University each awarded $100,000 as American Heart Association grant recipients for building healthier communities Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University were selected by a panel of judges on Tuesday evening April 29, 2019 to each receive a $100,000 American Heart Association (AHA) grant as part of