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Why We Walk
2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk
Team Clear Cloud
We’re walking for our health and yours. For our parents, our children and our grandchildren. Who will you walk for?
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide and stroke ranks second globally. Please join our team (https://www2.heart.org/goto/teamclearcloud) or donate today!
The Heart Walk is a time of celebration, joy and inspiration. People unified in support of a single goal: to see a world free of heart disease and stroke.
♥ Be a Heart Walk Hero with us and together we’ll help save lives!
Your support helps ensure that we can continue to
1. Fund cardiovascular research, especially for COVID-19
2. Support front line health care workers and
3. Help those in our communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus, heart disease and stroke.
Your support will provide critical resources to schools and companies working to improve health and well-being as they reopen. Your support also funds initiatives that address social inequities and barriers to health care that exist for historically excluded communities. It will ensure that the work we do daily to improve hospital care, teach CPR and fight for healthy policies will continue.
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the health and well-being of people living in the U.S. COVID-19 has the potential to accelerate diseases caused by delayed or lack of access to medical care, medications and healthy food. It is also contributing to unhealthy stay-at-home habits, high unemployment, stress and poor mental health.
Historically excluded communities and those with chronic diseases (such as heart disease, hypertension, obesity and diabetes) are at a higher risk of COVID-19 and its burdens.
Making a Difference
The American Heart Association is working with researchers, medical experts, hospitals, community leaders, businesses, families to reduce the impact of COVID-19.
We’re fast tracking research like never before to investigate the cardiovascular implications of COVID-19, and we’re helping to accelerate discovery of anti-COVID19 drugs. We are advocating for better access to care, and we’re meeting the needs of health care workers, parents, teachers and those living in historically excluded communities so that all have the physical and mental health support they need.
People are counting on us like never before, and we are asking for your continued support.