Newsroom Sixth annual Heroes for Healthy Hearts campaign underway for local community Posted on Feb. 5, 2024 For the sixth consecutive year, the CoxHealth Foundation is proud to launch the Heroes for Healthy Hearts campaign.Throughout February, individuals can support local cardiac patients by purchasing a $5 heart online. With every donation, a banner displayed in the Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center lobby will visually highlight the funds raised to support the Wheeler Heart and Vascular Fund.“Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, meaning that many people in our community have been impacted by the disease,” says Lisa Alexander, president of the CoxHealth Foundation. “We are thankful we are in a position to support local patients and their quality of life through this campaign.”Every donation made remains in our community to support local cardiac patients – after events such as heart attacks - through medications, travel expenses, rehabilitation, and more. Patients looking to learn more about how to benefit from the funds raised for cardiac care at CoxHealth can contact the Foundation at 417-269-7150.Donations can be made online at www.coxhealthfoundation.com/event/heros-for-healthy-heart-campaign or by mail to the CoxHealth Foundation, P.O. Box 8131, Springfield, MO 65890.