Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Exeter-Milligan Update: Jump Rope for Heart a Success!



On February 27, 2014, students at Exeter-Milligan Elementary School in Exeter jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. The students raised more than $1,500 for the American Heart Association, which funds research, programs and education to fight heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers.

“I’m so pleased with the success of this year’s event,” said Darcy White, Jump Rope For Heart coordinator. “We all had a lot of fun, and the kids enjoyed learning about the importance of physical activity and how they can play a role in saving lives.”

Jump Rope For Heart is a program that promotes physical activity and heart health through jumping rope. It is co-sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

To make a donation or to find out more about Jump Rope For Heart, call your nearest American Heart Association office or call 1-800-AHA-USA1 (1-800-242-8721). You can also visit us online at heart.org/jump.
Pictured is 2nd grader Tyler Due, who raised the most donations of $315

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