New Jersey Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes

Updated:Apr 11,2017

Anyone can be a New Jersey American Heartsaver or Stroke Hero!  American Heart Association Heart Heroes


The New Jersey American Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes Recognition Program celebrates those who are working to strengthen the American Heart Association l American Stroke Association Chain of Survival. Individuals (children or adults), groups, organizations and businesses in New Jersey who made rescue efforts or took extraordinary steps to strengthen the American Heart Association l American Stroke Association Chain of Survival within the 2016 to present day timeframe will be considered.

Who can be an awardee?
  • Anyone who performs CPR or defibrillation and acted in a good faith effort to help save a life regardless of the outcome;
  • Anyone who recognizes a stroke or cardiac emergency and activates the Chain of Survival by calling 9-1-1;
  • Off-duty police, security, fire, rescue, EMS or medical professionals who strengthen the Chain of Survival;
  • People or groups who take extraordinary measures to educate others on the Chain of Survival, including the recognition of a stroke or cardiac emergency.
RWJ Barnabas HealthNominees selected to receive the New Jersey American Heartsaver or Stroke Hero Award will be recognized at the state-wide celebration held during the 2017 National CPR/AED Awareness Week (June 1-7). All individuals or groups recognized must be willing to have their experience included in promotional materials, publicity, social media, programming, collateral and other use as determined by the American Heart Association l American Stroke Association.


If you or someone you know have strengthened the American Heart Association l American Stroke Association Chain of Survival please fill out the nomination form below online or print and return the form to:

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
Attention: Community Health
1 Union Street, Suite 301
Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Nominations will be accepted until Tuesday, April 18, 2017. For questions or additional information, please call Courtney Nelson, Sr. Director of Community Health at 609.223.3734 or email courtney.nelson@heart.org.

Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes Recognition Program FAQs
Downloadable Nomination Form