|Published:||Dec 14, 2013 8:39 AM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 14, 2013 8:39 AM EST|
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Thousands are expected to lace of their sneakers and walk to raise awareness for heart health at the Lee County Heart Walk.
The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases, the Nation's No.1 and No.4 killers, claim more than 813,804 American lives a year.
WINK News teamed up with the American Heart Association for the big event. The free walk begins at 9 a.m. in Centennial Park and is open to everyone, but donations are accepted.
The AHA has raised more than $400,000 in donations so far for the event.
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