Roof4Roof Founder Joins Non-Profit Board

 In News, Press Release

Roof4Roof of Carlstadt is proud to announce that President and Founder, Chuck Anania, a Wood-Ridge resident, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation (GMHHF).

“As a father of two young children, a business owner, and a philanthropist, I am honored and enthusiastic to be elected to the Board of Directors of the Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation” said Anania. “I wholeheartedly support their mission of screening and educating our young people regarding hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and continuing to work with the pediatric cardiology department at the Hackensack University Medical center and their world class medical staff.”

About the Gregory M. Hirsch Foundation

Gregory M. Hirsch was a healthy young man when one week before his 30th birthday on April 28, 2001, he died suddenly of an undetected heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

In his memory, the Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation (GMHHF) raises awareness of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other heart-related conditions. The GMHHF is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization.

The mission of the Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation is to prevent sudden cardiac death in children and young adults by educating doctors, and pro-actively identifying at risk young adults through comprehensive screening and early detection. Funds raised by The Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation support cardiac screening and education programs as well as research and detection of heart conditions in newborn babies and young children through The Pediatric Center for Heart Disease, a division of The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) and other pediatric causes.

To learn more about the Gregory M. Hirsch Heart Foundation and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, please visit http://www.gmhhf.org/

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