American Heart Association

Great Heart Ball Raises $1 Million

The American Heart Association’s 31st annual Pittsburgh Heart Ball was held at the Wyndham Pittsburgh Downtown, Saturday, February 29 in Roarin’ 20s fashion. More than 500 guests attended the Great Heart Ball—a play on words taken from the Great Gatsby—and raised $1 million for research, education, prevention and community programs to help Pittsburghers and the …

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The Pittsburgh Heart Ball Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

The Pittsburgh Heart Ball celebrated its 30th Anniversary and its commitment to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, on Saturday, March 2nd at the Wyndham Grand. The event highlighted and celebrated the work of the American Heart Association, its donors and volunteers, and most importantly, its survivors. Two honorees were …

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Annual Heart Ball Raises More Than $1.2 Million

More than 550 attendees celebrated the accomplishments of the American Heart Association on Saturday, February 17 at the 29th Annual Pittsburgh Heart Ball. This year’s theme, Heart of a Champion, celebrates lifesaving advancements in cardiovascular research and increases awareness of programs to improve the health of local communities that have the greatest need for prevention, …

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Ballywood Shimmers and Shines

The 2017 American Heart Association’s Heart “Ballywood” shimmered and shined with nearly 550 in attendance, raising $750K for heart and stroke research and education. The evening’s festivities included a silent and live auction, along with live entertainment from First Class Bhangra dance troupe from the University of Pittsburgh and Ronobir Lahiri playing the sitar.