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Sat, Feb 7, 2015



"Building Healthy Hearts and Lives" is our passion at Iowa Heart Foundation!

Our aim is to promote cardiovascular health in Iowa communities and organizations. To accomplish this we commit to:

  • Community Service - Increasing awareness on cardiac health and related services
  • Professional Education - providing access to emerging information on cardiac health
  • Charitable Services - assisting those with a determined financial need to obtain cardiac healthcare services

Who is Iowa Heart Foundation? Feel free to access more information on our programs/services on the links below:

Contribution Information

100% of funding remains within Iowa serving Iowans and their communities.

If you would like to assist us in furthering cardiac health and awareness and are fortunate enough to have the financial means to do so, please consider contributing a tax-deductible donation.

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Latest Updates

AED Placement

The Iowa Heart Foundation donated an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to the Decatur County Mass Casualty Response Trailer in Leon on December 30. Cindy Conroy, Iowa Heart Foundation Program Coordinator presented the AED to Troy Armstrong, Decatur County Hospital Safety Officer. For further information on the AED placement program, please contact Cindy at 515-633-3555.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

24th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference

SAVE THE DATE! The 24th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the HyVee Conference Center in West Des Moines. The conference will offer continuing education credits and the opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals interested in cardiovascular care. The brochure and a link to on-line registration will be found under the "upcoming" events tab.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

AED Placements

An AED (automatic external defibrillator) was donated to the American Legion Post #403 /Iowa Veterans' Reception Center in Van Meter on January 13. The AEDs are funded by proceeds from the annual "Run For Your Life' event in August.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

Run For Your Life run/walk

Save the Date! The 8th Annual Run For Your Life run/walk event will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Des Moines Water Works Park. Brochures will be available in early June.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

2014 Nursing Scholarships Announced

The Iowa Heart Foundation provides nursing tuition scholarships annually. Recipients of the 2014 scholarships include the following nursing students: Anita Leveke, Kevin Rixmann, Krista Hageman, and Laura Stensland (all attend Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines); Tyler Stover (Grand View University) and Danielle Bohnert (DMACC-Ankeny). The 2015 scholarship application will be available in March with applications due June 1, 2015.

Posted on June 18, 2014 by Cindy Conroy

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