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2021 American Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk

Joining forces with nearly 100 companies across the Twin Cities of Minnesota to rally around a lifesaving mission

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics is a proud sponsor of the 2021 America Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk. In 2020, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics was a top fundraiser in the effort.

As a proud sponsor, we will once again be walking to support and honor those that have been touched by heart disease and stroke, to support continued research and innovation, and to be a part of building a healthier Minnesota community. Here are just a few examples of the amazing work the AHA has done this past year. These initiatives are made possible through fundraising events like the Heart Walk:

Local Investment in Covid-19 Research
The AHA has awarded 12 scientific teams more than $2.5 million in rapid response research to study heart and brain health correlation to COVID-19 including Mayo Clinic locally in Minnesota. The AHA is working diligently to provide reliable, science-based information for the approximately 120 million people in the United States who currently have one or more cardiovascular conditions and who already may be at higher risk for COVID-19 complications as well as those who live in historically excluded communities hit hard by COVID-19 and systemic health disparities. Participating in events like the Heart Walk helps to drive this lifesaving work forward and offers thousands of Minnesotans critical resources in times of need.

Don’t Die of Doubt
The American Heart Association launched a national and localized educational campaign, Don’t Die of Doubt, to encourage the community to seek necessary and appropriate medical treatment during COVID. Countless lives have already been saved due to the awareness this message brings to the community. The AHA, the corporate community, and healthcare, all have stressed the importance of not ignoring signs and symptoms of a heart attack and are working together to ensure no one Dies of Doubt.

The Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, May 22nd and we want to invite Twin Cities community members to join us! Join one of our walking teams here.

About Minnesota Rubber and Plastics
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics is a global technology leader in elastomer and thermoplastic solutions, with engineering and manufacturing facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia. With deep materials science expertise, MRP offers full service capabilities that range from engineering mission-critical components to providing complete manufacturing solutions for technically demanding applications.