Hampton City Schools raises $6,500 for the American Heart Association
Hampton City Schools had 14 teams participate and raise money for the American Heart Association (AHA). All teams participated in the heart walk on October 21 and together raised $6,500 to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers- heart disease and stroke. The money raised represents a 61 percent increase compared to last year. The teams that helped raise the money are as follows:
Aberdeen (Aberdeen Elementary School)
Andrews Gators (Andrews PreK-8 School)
Bethel High School
Champ’s Champs Burbank (Burbank Elementary School)
Davis Marigolds (Davis Middle School)
Francis Asbury Elementary School
Lindsay Lions (Lindsay Middle School)
Machen Nation (Machen Elementary School)
Phenix’s Powerful Panthers (Phenix Pre-K-8 School)
Phoebus High School
School Administration District Heart Walkers
Smith Elementary School
Spratley Seahawks (Spratley Gifted Center)
Team Bryan (Bryan Elementary School)
The top three fundraising teams are Team Bryan, Phenix’s Powerful Panthers, and Champ’s Champs Burbank.
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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