Project Title: Jump Rope for Heart
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Jump Rope for Heart

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Students of all grade levels participated in Jump Rope for Heart.
What is Jump Rope for Heart?

Jump Rope for Heart is a community service learning program of the American Heart Association.

JR4H teaches kids:

  • the importance of developing heart-healthy habits;
  • that being physically active can be fun;
  • that raising funds to support cardiovascular research and education helps save lives in their community and across the country;
  • millions of students have learned jump rope skills while learning how nutrition and physical activity can help them live longer, healthier lives;
  • promotes community service by teaching kids how to help others.
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  • Why is partnering with the American Hearth Association so important?
  • Heart disease is the nations number one killer.
  • Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death.
  • Our children are developing significant health issues that can shorten their life expectancy.
  • Almost one third of U.S. children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 19 are over weight or obese.
  • Children that are obese are more than twice as likely to die before age 55.
  • Sixty one percent of children between the age of 9-13 aren't physcially active outside of school.
  • By the age of 10, 20 percent of America's fifth graders will become diabetics.
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  • What are the goals of Jump Rope for heart?
  • Increase students knowledge of how their hearts work and the best way to take care of them.
  • Honor those in our community who have been affected by heart disease and stroke.
  • Raise funds to support the American Heart Association's efforts to create healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases.
  • For detailed information on how to participate in Jump Rope For Heart at your campus go to


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