Celebrate #GivingTuesday by supporting a lifesaving cause

 New York City, November 27, 2018 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and New York City’s philanthropic leaders are joining forces on #GivingTuesday to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke, the number one and number five killers of Americans.

“The American Heart Association is committed to fighting heart disease and stroke and improving the quality of life for all Americans,” said Kathy Kauffmann, Senior Vice President, NYC/Long Island, American Heart Association. “Our work nationally and in New York City would not be possible without the generous support of committed leaders who invest in the Association’s mission. These citizens provide a multiplying impact to our work and help us get ever closer to a world without needless suffering or death.”

The American Heart Association would like to extend a special thank you to the following individuals and their supporting corporations:

Leigh Ann Kelly- Bio Telemetry

Adam Baron, Greg Nester & Tim Stauder- Cintas

David Chubak & Alice Milligan – Citigroup

Paul Killion, Jerry Eisner, Howard Weinstein, Chris Harrigal, Raysa Lee, Dave MacRae- Compass One Healthcare

Andrew Frankle- Credit Suisse; Lauren Cutting- CVS Health

Matthew Sher- Day & Nite

Janice Hall- The Estee Lauder Companies

Joanne Dunbar- Ernst and Young

Radhika Kumar- Genpact

Elizabeth Ketels- Goldman Sachs

Greg Brunner & Brendan Dunn- KPMG

Molly Langenstein & Anne Dunn O’Connell- Macy’s Inc.

Gayatri Shenai- McKinsey & Company

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, Sean Pinney, MD, Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, FACC, FAHA, Jonathan Kyricou, & Stephanie Guareño, RN BSN- Mount Sinai Health System

Steven Borg- MRS Baking Distribution

Stacey Rosen, MD, FACC, FAHA & Rosemarie C. Ennis, MA, EMT- Northwell Health

Sonal Bhatia, MD, & Roshni Sacks- Pfizer

Mike Quattrucci- Red Hat

Rose Caiola- ReWire Me

Anthony Fernicola- Salesforce

Elizabeth Elting- The Elizabeth Elting Foundation

David Potak- Unitex

T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA- Weill Cornell Medicine

Christine Price- Xsell Resources

As the leading source of non-government funded cardiovascular science, the American Heart Association has invested more than $4.1 billion in scientific research and discovery since 1949. The organization trains approximately 2.5 million high school graduates in CPR every year and has reduced cardiovascular disease mortality by 71.1 percent since 1968.