9 Feb 2015
An update on One of Our Youngest Advocates - Coulter Cross
You might remember our littlest advocate Colter and his mom Bobbie from last year. With Congenital Heart Defect Awareness week upon us (February 7-14) we wanted to give you an update on how he is doing. This message was written...
12 Jan 2015
Advocate Spotlight: Kami Sutton
As a survivor, volunteer, advocate and staff member – I wanted to share my story.
6 Oct 2014
Advocate Spotlight: Bobbie Kane
A few weekends ago I had the privilege of helping out at my first Heart Walk in Billings, Montana. What a beautiful day and what an amazing event! The people that gathered together to walk and raise funds (and awareness), were...
10 Feb 2014
Advocate Spotlight: Colter's Story
Bobbie Cross Heart disease has forever changed our family. My son, Colter, was born on November 17, 2011. I had a healthy and normal pregnancy. We were able to take him home 24 hours after, he passed all of the...
6 Nov 2013
Share Your Story: Sidney Butt
Sidney Butt Almost thirteen years ago I suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. It was a life altering event. Prior to my stroke I had a fulfilling career as a title officer and I loved helping people solve their real estate problems....
2 Aug 2013
Share Your Story: Jane Powers
Jane Powers, Arizona It’s been almost a year since Jane Powers, a longtime Arizona Diamondbacks worker, collapsed before her shift at Chase Field. Jane Powers suffered an arrhythmia episode just before a game on August 20, 2012. Powers collapsed shortly...
3 Jul 2013
Share Your Story: Paula Baker
Paula Baker, Montana For nearly nine years AHA staffer Paula Baker has traveled across Montana bringing AHA’s Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Hearts curriculum and fundraising program to elementary and middle schools. She is a familiar face to...
1 May 2013
Share Your Story: Jessica N.
Jessica I was a ten-month old baby when I went into heart failure due to a rare virus commonly known as Kawasaki’s disease. This autoimmune virus strikes the circulatory system of young children, often under the age of five before...
3 Oct 2012
Share Your Story: Pamela Dell
Pamela, Idaho For me heart disease is a family affair. My mother, brother and I are all living with Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis. After my diagnosis in 2000, I was given an induced heart-attack via alcohol ablation, followed one year...
3 Oct 2012
Share Your Story: Lisa
Lisa, Montana It all started when I was 19. I was engaged to be married and in my first year of college when I had an unexpected stroke. In a matter of a week, I had been diagnosed with a...