Heart and Stroke
Site: Niagara District Office
|Record #: NIA0745||Last Modified: 05 Jul 2018||Last Full Update: 22 May 2018|
|Toll Free Phone||Healthline 1-888-473-4636|
|Primary Contact||Alisha Ecker, Area Manager; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Alisha Ecker, Area Manager; Email: email@example.com|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
Royal Court Plaza
300 Bunting Rd, Unit 3
St Catharines, ON L2M 7X3
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|Intersection||Bunting Rd, across from Roehampton Ave, north of Welland Ave|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A community-based volunteer organization that raises funds for research and health promotion.
Fund raising programs include: Pedal 100; Curl for Heart; February's Heart Month door-to-door Canvassing; June's Stroke Month Canvassing; Jump Rope for Heart for school aged children, Big Bike and Memorial donations as well as Create Your Own Fundrdaisers.
Heart & Stroke offers a variety of health educational resources. These resources are available by visiting the website at www.heartandstroke.ca . The website features a wealth of healthy living and disease risk information, in addition to research news, employment and volunteer opportunities, events registration and general information on the Foundation and its work. Visitors can also subscribe to the monthly e-newsletter, Heart and Stroke Healthline, which features all aspects of healthy living, including recipes and interactive health tools. Will not provide financial assistance.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm|
|Application||No application required|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Disease Prevention Programs ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; Fundraising Campaigns ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Heart Disease ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Stroke|
|Events||Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Teams of 29 ride a 30 seat bike! Event dates from April to August throughout Niagara Region. The ride is 10 to 15 minutes long and open to people of all fitness levels. A minimum pledge of $50 is required by each rider. Riders who collect more have a chance at winning incentive prizes. Contact Matt Ferland for more information.
Jump Rope for Heart is held in Niagara Region elementary schools from Sep to Jun.
Create Your Own Fundraising! Your imagination is the only limit! We provide an online website for you to facilitate fundraising and you run your own event in support of Heart and Stroke. To host an event, contact Matt Ferland at the Heart and Stroke Foundation Office.
Heart Month is February and Stroke Month is in June. Hundreds of canvassers and businesses participate in raising funds for our mission.
Curl for Heart is a Bonspiel that takes place in February in the St. Catharines area. Participants pay a registration fee and collect donations in support of Heart and Stroke.
Pedal 100 is a cycling event that takes place in August. Cyclists ride around the beautiful Niagara region in a 50km or 100km ride. Participants pay a registration fee and collect donations in support of Heart and Stroke.