U-M Heart Walk team crowned event’s top fundraiser!

July 13, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Congratulations to the U-M/Frankel Cardiovascular Center Washtenaw County Heart Walk team, which was again crowned the event’s top fundraising organization! The team raised $43,301 for the American Heart Association.

Much of that support came from the sale of 2017 Heart Heroes t-shirts. In a span of five months, the sales of the superhero-themed shirts raised more than $15,000 for the AHA.

Thank you to the following Heart Walk committee members and everyone who supported and donated to the wonderful cause:

  • Jim Bloom, EP
  • Melissa Cunningham, PFCC
  • Traci Fischer, CVC administration
  • Colleen Greene, MHealthy
  • Jordan Grambush, heart, vessel, blood clinical trials support office
  • Anjana Kumar, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology
  • Rachael Privett, CVC research
  • Kristin Pogue, pharmacy (The event’s top fundraiser at $2,093)
  • Sue Ryskamp, CVC clinic
  • Ali Souad, MHealthy
  • Meagan Tenyer, CVC Wellness Center
  • Deidre Todd, operating rooms, PACU
  • Katie Wopinsky, CVC research

Click here to see photos from the event.

If you are interested in joining the U-M 2018 Heart Walk planning committee or if you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt (women’s sizes are still available), contact Traci Fischer at fischert@med.umich.edu.