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
www.newarkbethfoundation.org or call
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