Lincoln Heart Walk Raises Over $80K for American Heart Association
The Lincoln Heart Walk, held May 4 at Haymarket Park, raised over $80,000 for the American Heart Association (heart.org). The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is celebrating the nationwide 25th anniversary of the Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. Since the inception of the Heart Walk in 1993, mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and stroke have plummeted by 45%. Dr. Tom Osborne served as the honorary chair for the event. Nelnet, Molex, Speedway Motors, Farmers Mutual Insurance, Pioneer Heart Institute, NRC Health, CHI Health and Firespring sponsored the Heart Walk with media sponsors 1011 News, Broadcast House and Lincoln Journal Star. Hy-Vee, Costco, B&R Stores, and Jimmy John’s provided in-kind support.
The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit heart.org.