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We are so pleased to be partnering with The American Heart Association and the Shop with Heart card this year. Shop with Heart Card is a 10-day shopping and dining event held from April 26 – May 5, 2019, which offers cardholders great ways to save at hundreds of Houston’s finest retailers and restaurants. You can purchase a Shop with Heart card from Motherhood Center, and shop with us and save!

American Heart Association

Heart disease and stroke are the number 1 and number 5 killers of both men and women in the United States. In 1924, the American Heart Association was founded by six cardiologists who were determined to conduct scientific research to discover the causes of heart disease. Since that time, the American Heart Association meets every year and is the largest annual cardiovascular meeting in the United States.

Some of the breakthroughs the American Heart Association has funded to prevent heart disease:

  • Used the first external defibrillator to return a quivering heart back to a steady rhythm in a human
  • Implanted the first pacemaker
  • Performed the first successful artificial heart valve replacement that is still being used today
  • Showed how CPR can save lives after cardiac arrest and that chest compressions for CPR without mouth-to-mouth can be done to keep blood circulating to vital organs
  • Pioneered microsurgery for advancing artery surgery, neurosurgery and numerous other procedures
  • Helped the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Acts pass, which lets the FDA regulate tobacco, bans candy-flavored cigarettes, and adds large warning labels to tobacco products
  • Lead heart disease and stroke research funding
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Shop with Heart Card

Shop with Heart card raises funds that go toward research, education, and community programs right here in Houston. 100% of the proceeds go directly to the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Between April 26 and May 5, Shop with Heart card can be purchased at Motherhood Center for $50.

Shop at the stores that support Shop with Heart and receive 20% of regularly priced merchandise, including purchases made at Motherhood Center! Shop with Heart card also offers a choice of a complimentary appetizer or dessert with the purchase of an entrée at participating restaurants. Want to know which stores are participating?

Just click here for a complete list of participating retailers and restaurants throughout the Houston area.

Motherhood Center and Giving Back

Gabriela Gerhart, Motherhood Center founder, believes in giving back to the community that has encouraged and helped her grow her business into a haven for soon to be moms and new moms. Gabriela is passionate about Houston, educating and providing invaluable resources to prenatal and postnatal moms, and supporting organizations that help Houston stay healthy and thrive.

Please join Gabriela and Motherhood Center in the fight against heart disease and purchase your Shop with Heart card today!

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