Have a heart and give help­ing hand

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

One New Zealan­der dies of heart disease ev­ery 90 min­utes.

The Heart Foun­da­tion is ask­ing peo­ple to spare 90 min­utes to help out in the an­nual na­tion­wide Heart Week Street Ap­peal on Fe­bru­ary 15 and 16.

Money raised not only helps peo­ple af­fected by heart disease but helps oth­ers make healthy choices so they can live ful­filled life­times.

The foun­da­tion

has pro­vided more than $35 mil­lion for heart re­search to en­able young car­di­ol­o­gists and re­searchers to carry out re­search and un­der­take train­ing.

It also works with schools and early child­hood cen­tres to help set chil­dren on the right path to a heart healthy life­style.

Text Vol­un­teer to 244 for the foun­da­tion to con­tact you.

Phone 0800 830 100.

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