The Greater Omaha Heart & Stroke Walk, presented by the American Heart Association (AHA) (www.heart.org) raised more than $400,000 and donations continue to arrive post event. The walk was held at Miller’s Landing on Saturday, May 20. Over 2,000 individuals attended and participated in the event.
“We couldn’t be happier with the incredible success of this year’s event,” said Development Director for the American Heart Association Kelly Morris. “We know that the dollars raised are vital to the mission of the American Heart Association in Greater Omaha, but we also know that hundreds were exposed to important messaging that could save their life.”
Dollars raised at the Heart Walk are used to fund the American Heart Association’s research, community health education programs, education and training for healthcare professionals, quality improvement programs and community service in Nebraska.
American Heart Association believes every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality. To achieve this, they work by driving equitable health impact in our communities. For more information, visit www.heart.org.