From the Heart

 

lbruce

Twenty-Two Days away from the Metro Atlanta Heart Walk….

The event ( 3.1 miles) will start at Centennial Olympic Park, weaving through downtown Atlanta  & ending back at the park,. It  also features ,  one -mile Survivor route,  healthy heart resources  & fun activities for the entire family.

Money raised at the event will support medical research and save more lives.

Please feel free to send in your gift  no later than Monday, September 21st.

( donate on-line)

http://metroatlantaheartwalk.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1125675&lis=0&kntae1125675=C1B909DADEFE4581B57506949B532090&supid=296894039

or You can  also mail in donations( to the address listed below)

American Heart Association

Attn: Atlanta Heart Walk

Ref: Team Kimberly Goodloe

1101 Northchase Pkwy, Suite 1

Marietta, GA 30067

Please make payable to the American Heart Association

Photo  Credit:  http://www.takenbylalaphotography.com

General statistics

https://www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_heart_disease_in_women-sub-category/statistics-at-a-glance/

  • Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined.
  • Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.
  • An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease.
  • Ninety percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.
  • Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease.
  • The symptoms of heart disease can be different in women and men, and are often misunderstood.
  • While 1 in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, 1 in 3 dies of heart disease.
  • Only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat.
  • Women comprise only 24 percent of participants in all heart-related studies.

I thank God for sending resources my way to support the fight against heart /stroke disease.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s