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February 3, 2017 is National Wear Red Day.
Let's unite to fight heart disease and stroke.
Wear red and give to support research and education.
Fundraising Goal: $800,000

Santa Barbara, CA

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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My Walk is Why!

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Friends and Family,

As most of you know, I had serious heart complications in early 2011 (it stopped beating), and as a result  I am now a medically enhanced, superhuman cyborg.  Well, OK.  Fine.  I have a pacemaker.  Semantics...  moving on.

As many of you will recall, I joined the board of directors for the Santa Barbara Young Professionals Club ("SBYPC") last year and we did the Heart Walk together last year.  More to the point of this message, for the second year in a row I am teaming up with my fellow SBYPC board members to support a good cause that is very dear to my heart.  (See what I did there?)   Together, we are walking in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk to raise funds for heart disease and stroke research and education.  We're not just walking.  Oh no.  That would be silly.  Instead, we're heart-walking. 

Will you support my efforts to fight the nation's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke?  To those of you that supported me last year, I want to thank you again for all you did for our amazing team and I hope you will help us again this year!

Please click "Donate Now" button in the upper left corner to make a secure, tax-deductible donation.

Events like Heart Walk make a difference. Through education and research, the American Heart Association is working to build healthier lives for all Americans.  Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by 2020. 

Whether you donate $25 or $250, know that your contribution will help
the Association improve patient care, fund lifesaving research, and
educate adults and children at risk for developing cardiovascular
  Here are some examples of how you can help fight heart disease and stroke:

-$25 gives 50 people educational materials that teach them how to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke.
-$50 delivers healthy nutrition messages to elementary school students through lesson plans and activity guides.
-$100 allows one hospital to teach its patients, caregivers and health professionals about the risks of stroke.

Please help me reach this lifesaving goal by donating today. Together, we can make healthier, longer lives possible for everyone. 

Thank you in advance for your support!

Warmest regards,

Jason D. Frantz

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