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Walk to Support Heart Failure and Transplant Patients Scheduled in Verona Park


Essex County, NJ -- On Saturday, September 24, community members are invited to join Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, in Verona Park for its 14th annual Heart & Sole Walk to benefit heart failure and transplant patients. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk steps off at 11 a.m. The event has raised more than $300,000 to benefit the Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

In addition to a 4k walk along the trail at scenic Verona Park, activities will include entertainment, food and prizes. Individuals, families and teams are encouraged to join in the event. To register for the Heart & Sole Walk, to make a donation or for sponsorship opportunities, visit or call 973-926-7018.

About the Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is home to the largest adult heart transplant program on the East Coast and has consistently achieved short- and long-term survival rates that exceed the national benchmarks. The team has performed more than 925 heart transplants since performing NJ’s first in 1986. In addition to the most advanced care, the team’s reputation for excellence gives patients access to clinical trials of breakthrough therapies for advanced heart failure as well as the latest generation of ventricular assist devices. For more information, visit

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