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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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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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