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Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are national programs jointly sponsored by SHAPE America and the American Heart Association.


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State Challenge

Celebrate Jump Rope For Heart's 35th Anniversary with Us!

Which State will be the be the FIRST to Recruit 35 New Schools to Participate in a Jump Rope For Heart or Hoops For Heart Event?

For the last 35 years Jump Rope For Heart has empowered kids to by physically active, make heart healthy choices, and participate in civic events. To do something significant to celebrate this year's anniversary, the states are taking a pledge to recruit 35 new schools in their state to participate in a Jump Rope For Heart or Hoops For Heart event.

 

 

What is Jump Rope For Heart / Hoops For Heart?

Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) and Hoops For Heart (HFH) are national education and fundraising events sponsored by the American Heart Association and SHAPE America. These events engage elementary and middle school students with jumping rope or playing basketball while empowering them to improve their own health and help other kids with heart-health issues. Both programs are great ways to satisfy the national physical education standards, and meet the criteria for a comprehensive school physical activity program.  Learn more