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Join me to help fight heart disease!

I am excited to announce that I have teamed up with the American Heart Association in St. Louis, MO, as a heart disease survivor and skydiver, and taken on a role as a “Skydiving Ambassador”!

In the next few months, I will be making sponsored skydives to raise money for the American Heart Association and help spread awareness for heart disease.

Right now, I am recruiting people to join my support team.

You do not have to donate anything personally to join – by joining the team, you are showing your support, and committing to forward this message along and help spread the word!

For the last two years I have been dealing with a form of valvular heart disease, as well as a bad sinus node in my heart which causes some uncomfortable symptoms. However, I still participate in skydiving, scuba diving, rock climbing, and many other activities without difficulty.

My goal is to spread awareness and help people learn about heart disease, hopefully resulting in early diagnosis and saving lives – and also to show people that you can still live your life and do anything you’ve ever dreamed of – despite being diagnosed with heart disease.

I want you to join me!

Once the details and dates are ironed out for the jumps, I will be sending out forms for anyone interested in sponsoring a day of jumps and committing to a donation for the American Heart Association. I have committed to a minimum of 5 charity jumps at each event, and the minimum donation made per person to the AHA is set at $5 per jump. Sponsors can log on to my website once the jumps are completed and donate their pledged amount per jump to the AHA under the One Jump at A Time team page! All the money goes straight to the AHA – none of the money covers costs of jumps or travel – 100% of the money which you pledge gets paid directly by you to the AHA through our team website.

Join my team in 3 easy steps:
1) Go to My Heartwalk Page ( http://heartwalk.kintera.org/metrostlouis/skydivingchick ) to visit my web page for AHA
2) (If you are viewing on a mobile device, at the bottom of the page make sure to click to view the “non-mobile” or “desktop” site) and Click the “My Team Page” link
3) Click the “Join our Team” link and follow the prompts to register

*If you would like a form to sponsor skydives and help us raise money for AHA, or if you are interested in participating in the skydives to raise money as a fellow jumper or whuffo ground-helper ;), please email me for details at skydivingchickAHA@gmail.com. I also need packers!!*

More details to follow soon!

Blue Skies!