Open My Heart Foundation

SHOW LOVE TO YOUR HEART

Eliminate Heart Health Disparities Amongst

African American Women and Women of Color

 

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About Us

The Open My Heart Foundation (OMHF) is a 501c3 charitable organization.

Our mission of the Open My Heart Foundation is to help eliminate heart health disparities among African American Women and Women of Color through education, support and advocacy. This includes monthly support group meetings, heart healthy food and produce, education by experts in the field of heart health and wellness, including fitness, yoga and professional trainers. We also provide community resources and hospital visitation. The Open My Heart Foundation, helps to fill in a gap for much needed medical treatment, equipment and assistance with co-pays.

 Our Charitable Services

The Open My Heart Foundation helps to fill in a gap for much needed medical treatment, equipment as well as assistance with co-pays. We believe by giving back and helping those with the highest rate of heart disease, we will help level the field. We provide charitable services that  includes monthly support group meetings, heart healthy food and produce, education by experts in the field of heart health and wellness, including fitness, yoga and professional trainers. We also provide community resources and hospital visitation.

In recognition of National Heart Month, we established The Annual Red Dress Gala Awards to honor survivors of heart attacks and strokes.

Check out our latest OMHF Newsletter.

Free iHeart Health Fair

Monthly Support Groups

Free Health Screenings

For partnership and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact us at 240-389-4361 or info@openmyheartfoundation.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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"Thank you for being the trailblazer in heart health. It has been an honor to be part of the trail."

– Candice Camille, CEO Candice Camille Enterprises – 5th Annual Red Dress Gala Award Honoree

 Looking to Serve?

Look no further! Open My Heart Foundation (OMHF) is looking for volunteers to serve for the betterment of others. If you have a heart to serve, we want you to join us to serve in the the following areas:

– Community Liaison                 – Program Planning & Development

– Fundraising                               – Registration

– Event Planning                         – Community Outreach

– Social Media                             – Marketing

Email us at info@openmyheartfoundation.org     

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50,000 African-American Women

Nearly 50,000 African American women are dying annually due to cardiovascular disease.

Only 58% of African American women are aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. Are you in that percentage?

Help support us in the fight to survive.

Signs & Symptoms of a Stroke

  • Sudden numbness and weakness on the face, arm and leg, especially on one side of the body.
  • Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Trouble seeing, walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Severe headache without a known cause

 

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