EmPOWERED and Well Healthier Church Challenge
Your health is grounded in faith. Our approach is grounded in science.
Black women are three times as likely to suffer from sudden cardiac death compared to white women; half of African Americans live with obesity, increasing their risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a 2019 Duke University study.
About the Healthier Church Challenge
Two top churches will each receive $5,000 and a wellness celebration.
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Brian C. Wilson - Empowered to Serve
Brian C. Wilson - Healthier Church Challenge
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What is EmPOWERED to Serve ?
EmPOWERED to Serve is a platform inspired by American Heart Association multicultural volunteers around the country who are passionate about driving change through health justice and empowerment in their communities.
These committed ambassadors are impacting gaps in health equity through advocacy, policy, education and social change.