American Heart Association

American Heart virtual challenges help families curb cabin fever

American Heart virtual challenges help families curb cabin fever

The American Heart Association is helping families stay active and healthy through its Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge. The virtual experience includes a 10-day challenge, featuring fun, engaging activities that will not only help combat a case of cabin fever, but it will also allow students and parents to stay connected while not […]

Heart Ball raises record $1.7+ million

Heart Ball raises record $1.7+ million

Chaired by Frances and Anthony Jabbour, CEO of Black Knight, the 2020 First Coast Heart Ball March 7 at Sawgrass Marriott raised a record-breaking $1,766,000, making it the most successful ever for the American Heart Association on the First Coast. Funds from the event support life-saving research, education and raising awareness for cardiovascular diseases and […]

Thomas to chair first Go Red for Women luncheon

Thomas to chair first Go Red for Women luncheon

Baptist Medical Center South Hospital President Nicole B. Thomas is chairing the 2020 Go Red for Women initiative, with a goal of raising $475,000 for the American Heart Association (AHA) to end heart disease and stroke in women. Thomas, a San Marco resident, was the first woman to head Baptist Medical Center South, the second-largest […]

Heart ball celebrates mission, donors, volunteers and saved lives

Heart ball celebrates mission, donors, volunteers and saved lives

Generous donors opened their hearts and their pocketbooks to raise a whopping $1,063,000 during the 2019 First Coast Heart Ball at the Sawgrass Marriott April 13. The record-setting amount was the most ever raised by the American Heart Association gala, said Lisa Craig, communications director. The glamourous event was chaired by Russ and Claudia Thomas, […]