We're making a difference
How our AEDs create survivors
Trevor, Anna and Paul are alive today thanks to quick-thinking bystanders and our network of life-saving AEDs. Read their stories and learn how you can save a life.
Experts commit to working together for vascular health
The Heart and Stroke Foundation and other leading Canadian health organizations released a Vascular Declaration calling for urgent collective action to reduce the growing burden of vascular disease. Learn more.
Does your community need a life-saving AED?
Hockey rinks and recreational facilities across Canada will become safer places thanks to a joint program of the federal government and the Heart and Stroke Foundation that will place 2,000 life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across Canada. Applications are now open. Learn how to apply.
Make a difference and get credit for it
If you are making your first donation to a Canadian charity, you’re entitled to a special tax incentive designed to encourage charitable giving. Learn more and support the Foundation today.
Ontario takes important step toward food labelling
The Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds the Oct. 9 announcement by Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews that the government will introduce legislation requiring large chain restaurants to list nutrient contents, including calories, on their menus. The government is also seeking advice on how to reduce the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages aimed at kids. (Photo: Matthews with the Foundation’s Mark Holland, Director of Health Promotion and Children and Youth.) Read more.
What is the ‘real’ impact of heart disease and stroke?
What happens to your life after a heart attack or stroke? Watch five survivors tell their candid stories of change, challenges and new reality.
Will you make health last?
Don’t let disease rob you of healthy years. You can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Start today: Assess your risk at makehealthlast.ca.
Working together for a healthier Canada
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is proud to be one of 16 national health charities that form Healthpartners. This unique partnership successfully mobilizes workplace giving directed at improving the health of all Canadians. Learn how you can help.
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LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS OFFER THE GIFT OF HOPE
On Wednesday, November 27, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in partnership with the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation and Bogart's Jewellers launched an exciting initiative that will give residents of the province an opportunity to give a "Gift of Hope."
Bogart's Jewellers will share 20 per cent of gross sales of beautiful pieces of jewellery in the Sarah's Hope Collection with HSF or the Cancer Care Foundation, depending on the item sold. The founder of the Sarah's Hope collection, Sarah J. Smith, provides 10 per cent of her profits in micro-loans to women living in impoverished conditions world-wide. Check out the gorgeous items in the line.
Do you love the music of the Beatles? We do too! That's why we're hoping you'll join us and boogie to the beat with
All You Need is Love
Dinner, Silent Auction & Dance
The Sheraton on Friday, February 14 Details