According to the American Heart Association, heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases claim more than 800,000 American lives a year. To raise funds and help this organization prevent, treat and defeat these diseases, the Gilbert team will be participating in the Sacramento Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, September 20.
Click here to join or support the Gilbert team, or to learn more about the American Heart Association. Team Gilbert has a fundraising goal of $8,000 and has raised over $5,000 to date.
Did you know that a donation of…
- $5.00… Is used to teach more than 100 adults save a life by recognizing the signs of heart attack or stroke and how to administer CPR or use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
- $10.00… Makes it easier for people to find AEDs in public places. This donation covers the costs of placing nine identification stickers in public places, directing people to these devices that can save someone’s life.
- $25.00…If one of every 50 people in the U.S. made a donation of this size, the American Heart Association could award more than 1,000 qualified researchers with the grants and scholarships that were not funded this past year.
- $50.00…Provides information and inspiration to help four stroke survivors maximize recovery and independence with a subscription to Stroke Connection, a bi-monthly periodical and our biggest outreach to stroke families.
For more information, visit the AHA website, How Your Donation Can Make A Difference