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A relentless force for longer, healthier lives in our community.

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Imagine a Triangle where healthy choices are equitable and accessible, where your zip code does not determine your health. Across our community, we are fighting for longer lives by making the places where we live, learn, work, play, pray and heal as healthy as they can be.

We're committed to equitably increasing healthy life expectancy in our community by addressing both physical and mental well-being. Blood pressure, healthy eating, physical activity, and mental health are our greatest health priorities here in the Triangle.

Life expectancy for residents in zip code 27617 is 88 years, but only 77 years for their neighbors in 27703.

Your gift MATCHED!

This Giving Tuesday, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $500,000, thanks Don Hanky & Debbi Bowles Hanky, Kevan & Anita Del Grande, & Kevin Nagle & another anonymous donor from Sacramento, CA.

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Commit to a healthy future, and together let’s build the health of the Triangle.

A Culture of Health & Wellness

Everyone deserves the best possible life, and it starts right here in our community.

Fighting for our mothers, sisters, and friends

The No. 1 killer of women is heart disease. And 1 of every 3 women you know will be impacted. Join our Go Red for Women® movement and make a commitment to women’s heart health. Together, we can close the gender in the medical field and research. We invite all women and your families to lead healthier lives and drive collective action for community transformation.

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Working together towards health equity

Did you know not everyone has access to a healthy life? Yes, it's true! So we're helping fund other organizations to improve the health of our neighbors who are most at risk. In the Triangle, we're focused on blood pressure, healthy eating, and physical activity. Why? Local health assessments have shown those are our biggest challenges.

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Simple Cooking with Heart

Join a FREE weekly Simple Cooking with Heart class! Learn a variety of healthful cooking techniques and skills, such as replacing spices for salt and olive oil for butter. Plus, you'll get to take home a few heart-healthy kitchen items to make a lasting change. Ready to conquer the kitchen?

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Contact Us

5001 South Miami Blvd, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27703
(919) 463-8300

Triangle Leadership

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