ACHN employees raise $71,000 for American Heart Association 2017 Phoenix Heart WalkApr 12, 2017
PHOENIX (April 12, 2017) – Abrazo Community Health Network employees raised $71,018 for the American Heart Association’s 2017 Phoenix Heart Walk to fund research to fight against heart disease and stroke, the Number 1 and Number 5 causes of death.
Abrazo Community Health Network was the highest fundraiser among healthcare companies and was the second highest company fundraiser overall of about 130 companies participating in the 24rd annual Phoenix Heart Walk which attracted 20,000 participants on March 18. More than 430 Abrazo employees were registered for the walk.
“The participation from our Abrazo employees was amazing and inspiring,’’ said Frank Molinaro, Market Chief Executive Officer for Abrazo Community Health Network. “Through collaboration and compassion, we were able to raise more than $71,000 for such a great cause.”
Abrazo Community Health Network is also the Phoenix Heart Walk’s year-round cause sponsor, the largest sponsorship of the 2017 Phoenix Heart Walk, and Abrazo Central Campus was the Stroke Mile sponsor.
Tami Biggs, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Chief Operating Officer, helped champion the 2017 Phoenix Heart Walk.
“Our mission in our personal lives as well as our work lives is to champion exceptional healthcare to those whose lives we touch. I would like to thank everyone who participated this year whether at the hospital events, at the Phoenix Heart Walk or supporting one of our teams.’’ Biggs said.
Abrazo’s six hospitals and two emergency centers will be hosting free stroke check health screenings in May. For more information or to make a Stroke Check appointment, call 844-361-8285.