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Students raise funds for children’s heart health

Students from Little Trotters Farm & Nursery School and St. Ignatius Catholic School raised thousands of dollars for Hart for Hearts, the pediatric arm of Cayman Heart Fund. The bake sale at Little Trotters and dress-down day at St. Ignatius were organized by Ailian and Sean Evans, parents of baby Nolan Rory Evans, who passed away earlier this year due to congenital heart defect (CHD) c...
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Appleby Cayman Awards Funds

For the fifth year running, Appleby held its annual Charity Day and this year selected nine non-profit organisations that fall within the child and family welfare, education and animal welfare categories to receive financial assistance to deliver a number of community initiatives. These are: Brain Tumour Foundation Cayman’s ARK Cayman Heart Fund Cayman Hospice Care Central Caribbe...
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Inaugural Hart for Hearts Coconut Cup Paddleboard Event

The inaugural Coconut Cup was held Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Seven Mile Public Beach. Everything, including the warm sun, cool breeze and calm sea, seemed to be in favor of a successful social and family-orientated paddleboard event; with a kids’ paddle (under 14s), a 16-team corporate cup relay event and an individual one-mile paddle. From conception, the support from the event team to sponsors w...
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Cayman seeks to improve detection of heart disease

The Cayman Heart Fund has provided a US$14,000 donation that will be used by the Health Services Authority to further train professionals in detecting and managing heart disease and heart rhythm problems. The health professionals will undergo training in cardiac stress testing, an essential tool in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The cardiac stress test training program will be of...
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Charities benefit from LiveWell event

This month’s inaugural LiveWell event raised nearly $5,500 for three local charities. The money was raised from $10 entry fees at the Jan. 20 event at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. The funds went to Cayman Heart Fund, the Breast Cancer Foundation and Cayman HospiceCare. More than 1,000 visitors attended the health, wellness and beauty event, which was organized by Cayman ...
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Heart Survivors Wall at the Cayman Islands Hospital

The video is courtesy of Loop and the article was published by the Cayman Compass. The stories of their respective journeys may even save your life. The Cayman Heart Fund and the Health Services Authority presented the Heart Survivors Wall on Friday at Cayman Islands Hospital, a tableau of local people who have survived a bout with heart disease. The faces – some men and some women, s...
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Paddle for Hearts Challenge 2017

The inaugural Paddle for Hearts Challenge took place Sunday, April , 2017. We had an amazing turnout. The weather was the perfect, everyone had great fun and we don’t think it could have gone any better! There were  34 paddlers in the water and the event raised nearly $10,000 for Hart for Hearts! This event could not have been possible without the wonderful help from our Volunteers. Hope to ...
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