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The Heart Foundation

Jun 14, 2019

Description

The Heart Foundation was founded by Lindsey and Ashton, the daughters of Steven S. Cohen, whose father was killed by heart disease at the young age of 35. These two sisters made it their life’s mission to raise awareness on the dangers of heart disease at a young age and finding preventative treatment for it.

 

Overview

The ‘About Heart Disease’ tab explains what is heart disease and the scope and impact of the nonprofit. It also offers suggestions for reducing your risk and links to resources. P.K. Shahh, MD is the head of the P.K. Shah Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute. His lab and work is dedicated to making great advancements in treating heart disease.

Events

The nonprofit is supported by events that help raise money and awareness for The heart Foundation. These include:

  • 2018 SoulCycle Charity Ride Benefitting The Heart Foundation
  • 2017 Galpin Motors Golf Classic benefiting The Heart Foundation
  • An Evening Honoring Mike Meidman
  • Dedication of the Steven S. Cohen Endowed Fellowship in Atherosclerosis Research
  • A Musical Evening with Michael Bublé and Comedy by Dana Carvey
  • 2008 Gala Honoring Berry Gordy
  • 25 Hours of Thunderhill Car Race

Organizations

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American College of Cardiology

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American Heart Association

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The Heart Foundation

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to leading the world in research, education, and training with the intention of p...

WomenHeart

WomenHeart is a nonprofit that is “The leading voice for the 48 million American Women living with or at risk of heart disease”. The website offers a support fea...

Parent Heart Watch

Parent Heart Watch credits themselves as “The National Voice Protecting Youth from Sudden Cardiac Arrest”. The website is very informative. It displays rotating ...

Go Red For Women

A subsidiary nonprofit for the American Heart Association, Go Red for Women is a specialized charity devoted to preventing heart disease and stroke for women. Their ...

Million Hearts

Million Hearts is a nonprofit based around men who put their heart health at the forefront of their lives. The website features so many tools that can be incredibly ...

Association of Black Cardiologists

The Association of Black Cardiologists was founded and operates on their mission of working to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease and stroke. While particularl...

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