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 GiveBig - Today!


Now, more than ever, you can make an impact. GiveBIG is the day when the entire Greater Seattle region comes together to support the nonprofits that make our community a stronger, more vibrant place for all.

You Can:

Equip – CPR can double or triple your chance of survival from cardiac arrest.  The Hope provides no-cost hands only CPR training to aid response in the event of a cardiac emergency.   You can provide life-saving training for 20 individuals with a $50 gift.

You Can:

Educate – Up to 80% of cardiovascular disease is preventable.  The Hope delivers no-cost heart health curriculum for K-12 students to inspire lifelong healthy habits. You can provide the supplies needed for 1 student to participate by making a $35 gift.   

You Can:

Empower – You are empowered to change the course of cardiovascular disease by making a heartfelt gift to The Hope.

 Support The Hope through GiveBig Today!


Renton Community Health Fair - May 13, 2017

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Students from all three Renton public high schools participating in the Teen Take Heart program are on their way to becoming Healthy Heart Ambassadors.

These ambassadors will be reaching out to their community with heart healthy education and tools at the Renton Health Fair on Saturday, May 13th. Come join us and support these Healthy Heart Ambassadors!

Date: Saturday, May 13

Time: 10am -  3pm

Renton High School
400 South Second Street
Renton, WA 98057

  • Learn how to adopt a heart healthy lifestyle from Healthy Heart Ambassadors from Renton area high schools
  • No-Cost Health screenings available to the first 200 people
  • Unlimited blood pressure, body composition screenings
  • Learn about Women’s Health and tips to incorporate healthy lifestyle behaviors that can reduce family risk for heart disease

Thank you to our partnering organizations:
UW Valley Medical Center
Renton Public Schools
Seattle University College of Nursing
University of Washington School of Nursing


Stroke Awareness Month

80% of Strokes are Preventable

Stroke is the leading cuase of serious, long-term disability

Strokes kill more than 133,000 Americans annually


FASTIn the United States someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Stroke is a health emergency and brain attack that cuts off vital blood flow and oxygen to the brain. It can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, sex or age. Learn to recognize the symptoms and act FAST: Face, Arm, Speech, Time to Call 911.

More than 7 million Americans are stroke survivors, and a recent report by the CDC says that stroke has dropped from the nation’s fourth-leading cause of death to No. 5. However, stroke remains a leading cause of disability in the U.S and affects more women than men. Learn to recognize the symptoms and act FAST: Face, Arm, Speech, Time to Call 911. This saves lives and limits stroke’s debilitating effects. Visit www.stroke.org to learn more.


Your Donations At Work

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BGD Gonyea Branch

The Hope's Heart Restart Program installed and equipped two Boys and Girls Clubs with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Thank you to Dan and Cari Wall for donating an AED to the Snohomish Boys & Girls Club and Competition Specialties for donating an AED to the Boys & Girls Club Gonyea Branch in Tacoma, WA.


All staff members received CPR and AED refreshers to help become better cardiac responders in their community.

2015/2016 Community Report

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Upcoming Events

Mother's Day 1/2 Marathon - May 14

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Celebrate Mother's Day in athletic splendor!
1/2 Marathon Run or Walk
5k Run & Walk

  • Finisher Medals
  • Tech Shirts
  • Free Kids Dash
  • Mimosa & Wine Garden

Support The Hope at this year's Virginia Mason Kirkland Mother's Day 1/2 Marathon. $1 of your registration will be donated to the Hope. You can also Fundraise through friends & family to Change the Course of Cardiovascular disease.

Sign up to participate today!


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