Our school is getting ready to kick-off KIDS HEART CHALLENGE! This service-learning program from the American Heart Association (formerly Jump Rope For Heart) teaches your student how to care for their hearts both physically and emotionally and teaches the importance of giving back by raising lifesaving donations to fight the nation’s #1 killer, heart disease!
Before we kick off the Kids Heart Challenge at school on January 21 we encourage you register with your student to take a challenge to stay healthy this year. The three challenges are:
You can register for the Kids Heart Challenge and take the challenge using this link: http://www2.heart.org/goto/prairiecrossingcharter
During the kick-off we will talk with our students about the work the AHA does and challenge students to start living a healthy lifestyle with the help of our friends, the HEART HEROES!
Meet the new Heart Heroes and learn their heart healthy messages here:
Kids Heart Challenge – Heart Hero Characters Introduction
ANY student who takes the KIDS HEART CHALLENGE online will earn a FREE wristband to wear proudly! Once your student collects a donation (optional) they will start earning their own Heart Heroes and a backpack clip for them to hang on! ALL of our Heart Heroes (and the wristband!) will COME TO LIFE and share their heart healthy messages with your student! To bring characters to life you must use the FREE mobile app: Kids Heart Challenge
If that wasn’t exciting enough, we are offering a special incentive to students who start collecting donations early!
Students who collect $150 by our kickoff date, January 21 using their online fundraising page (or the KHC App!) will earn an exclusive Slow-Rising Heart Hero!
Here are four easy steps to get your student’s online fundraising page set up and start collecting lifesaving donations
1.Go to your school’s fundraising page:
- Click on the Sign Up button
- Create a username and password and then fill out the registration form to take the challenge
- Share your personal fundraising link with friends and family right away.
AND/OR Download the FREE mobile app Kids Heart Challenge and register your student that way
Thank you for joining us as we challenge each other to keep our heart healthy and raise money for kids with special hearts.