Heart-healthy schools are fueled by effective health and physical education and
support 50 Million Strong, SHAPE America's commitment to empower students to live healthier lives. Start your school on a journey toward heart-health now!
Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are national programs jointly sponsored by
SHAPE America and the American Heart Association.
Hayden was born with transposition of the great arteries and VSD. He had multiple heart surgeries that lead to a repair. He's now a healthy, active 10 year old who takes great pride in participating in JRFH so that he can raise money to help other children!
These grantees are JRFH and HFH coordinators who have been instrumental in bringing the programs to their school and driving the mission of heart health to the staff, students, and the communities in which they live.
Austin was born with a larger heart that beats much faster than normal. Doctors were able to repair the valve in his heart and make it a normal size, thanks to the life-saving research funded by the JRFH and HFH programs.