Hampton City Schools raised over $4,000 for the American Heart Association
Hampton City Schools had eight teams participate and raise money for the American Heart Association (AHA). All teams participated in the heart walk on Oct. 22, and together raised $4,428 to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers- heart disease and stroke. This is a 30 percent increase compared to last year. The teams that helped raise the money are as follows:
Crabber Pride - Hampton High
School Administration Center Heart Walkers
Top 3 "fundraising teams"': SAC Heart Walkers, Burbank Bulldogs and Booker Bulldogs
Top individual "fundraiser" Aileen Girard with $425.
The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that's fun and rewarding for the entire family.
AHA has a new national movement designed to change the way Americans think about their health. It’s called My Heart. My Life. It’s about embracing an overall healthier lifestyle to improve cardiovascular health.
This movement is a national rallying cry for change – through simple behavior adjustments that help people feel better and live longer. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has developed a number of activities under the umbrella of My Heart. My Life. Among them: increased health education, advocacy for better public policy in important health areas such as anti-smoking laws, and helping communities find ways to eat healthier and stay physically active.
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