Wells Fargo Raises Awareness Around Congenital Heart Defects in the Lowcountry

The American Heart Association and Wells Fargo teamed up to raise awareness about congenital heart defects in the lowcountry. Wells Fargo's Dita Brown and Kate Marty Caperton, the chairwomen of the Go Red for Women Campaign in Charleston, led the charge in the AHA's Little Hats Big Hearts program. This program dons newborns with knitted red caps and raises awareness of heart disease, the number one [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: charleston, South Carolina|0 Comments

Charleston American Heart Association Office Announces New Executive Director

The American Heart Association (AHA) is proud to announce that Katie Schumacher will be the Charleston office’s Executive Director. Schumacher will focus on overseeing and managing AHA fundraisers, working with our board and Executive Leadership teams, and actively engaging with community members to reduce health disparities in the Charleston tri-county area. “I’m so excited to be part of this amazing [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: charleston, MAA Staff, South Carolina|0 Comments

Charleston Donors come together to support Cor Vitae and the Heart Ball

The Cor Vitae Society – Latin for heart of life – is the annual philanthropic giving society of the American Heart Heart Ball Open Your Heart Chairs and Champions Circle Cor Vitae Society Members, Tony and Rebecca Sue Boor Association. On, December 18, the Charleston Heart Ball Open Your Heart Chairs and Champions Circle Cor Vitae Society Members, Tony and [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Categories: charleston, South Carolina|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


Coach Dabo Swinney took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association’s 33rd annual Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation Wednesday. Swinney is the first coach in the Bryant Awards history to win the award three times. The first to also win the award in consecutive years—2015 and 2016—Swinney [...]

Hundreds of S.C. Clinics Recognized for Efforts Aimed at Reducing High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

Columbia, SC– Healthcare leaders from South Carolina gathered in Columbia and recognized 150 clinics from across the state for their commitment to the Target BP and Check Change Control Initiatives, encouraged others to participate, and discussed how to sustain efforts to reduce heart attacks and strokes over time. The event took place at the River Center in Saluda Shoals. Launched [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: charleston, coastalsouthcarolina, csra, midlands, South Carolina, upstate|0 Comments

Urban Health Accelerator – Historically Black Colleges (HCBU) Legacy Grant Opportunity

The Empowered To Serve Urban Health Accelerator expands the work of American Heart Association in local communities as we seek to address social issues impacting the ability of individuals to attain the healthiest life possible. The Barbara Houston Urban Health Accelerator HBCU Legacy Grants: Made possible through the support of Mr. John Houston, III, the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate [...]