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Cayman Heart Fund recognizes ‘heroes’ at luncheon

Cayman Heart Fund hosted its second heart health luncheon at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Friday, September 28, 2018. It was a call for the community to be more heart aware and to lead healthier lives. The luncheon honored all survivors of cardiovascular disease. More than 200 people came out in their best red attire in support of the event, which recognized “heart heroes” a...
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Heart Fund helps keep kids healthy this summer

The Cayman Heart Fund helped children have a healthy summer this year by hosting a summer camp that introduced them to basic cooking skills. The camp, held in July, gave the kids and their parents a chance to try out some healthy recipes while learning how to read food labels and make healthier food choices. Over the last few years, the Cayman Heart Fund’s Get Active program has been inv...
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St. Matthew’s University donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from St. Matthews University. The University offers CPR and BLS classes through-out the year and a portion of the funds collected are donated to the CHF supporting their work in the Cayman Islands. Dr. Qing Zhong, Instructor and coordinator for the program said, “Our goal is to work together with CHF to enhance the awarene...
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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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