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Heart Attack Survivor Aims to Bring Awareness to Heart Health with First Annual Gala


At the age of 41, Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis experienced a devastating heart attack and stroke that shook her world. Faced with this life-altering event, she made a firm decision to not become another statistic. With unwavering determination, she embarked on the most challenging battle of her life - regaining control over her health. Through this journey of survival, she noticed when she walked in the medical room, too often her voice was not being heard, there were not too many people that looked like her and as she became educated in the preventive measures of how to prevent health crisis. This is when she realized: had she been given this information before her heart attack and stroke, maybe things would have been different for her. And... so... Heart Sistas was founded.


Recognizing the importance of raising awareness and funding for such causes, she decided to take action. In her journey towards recovery, Hyvelle found solace in creating a support and resource group that provides a safe haven for other individuals faced with similar circumstances. Thus, her nonprofit organization Heart Sistas was born. A non-profit organization dedicated to heart health and awareness. Heart Sistas is a 501(c)3 community-based organization that is committed to raising awareness and advocacy, while meet the community where they are and providing access to accurate health information, and offer meaningful engagements and resources within under-served and under-represented communities, specifically African-American women and women of color historically marginalized and often need to overcome the additional challenges of systemic racism and sexism, other health inequities.


In her pursuit of recovery, Hyvelle found solace in connecting with others who had gone through similar experiences. She discovered the power of community support and realized that there were countless individuals out there battling their own heart-related challenges. Inspired by this newfound sense of camaraderie and driven by her own personal journey, Hyvelle decided to make a difference in a BIGGER and more innovative way.

Thus was born the Heart Sistas Gala - an event dedicated to raising awareness about heart health and supporting non-profit organizations that strive to make a positive impact in this field. Through this gala, Hyvelle aims to bring together individuals from all walks of life who have been touched by heart-related issues. It serves as a platform for sharing stories, fostering connections, and ultimately creating a collective force for change.


Hyvelle's story is one of resilience and determination - an inspiration for us all. Through her unwavering commitment to regaining control over her health and using her experience as fuel for making a difference, she has become an advocate for heart health awareness. The Heart

Gala stands as a testament to her vision: uniting people under one roof with the common goal of supporting non-profit organizations that work tirelessly towards preventing heart disease and improving lives.


This gala serves as a platform to bring together individuals who have been impacted by heart-related issues and those passionate about making a difference in this field. It is an evening filled with inspiration, hope, and unity .Through the HeartSistas Gala, Hyvelle aims to shed light on the importance of heart health while raising funds for non-profit organizations that work tirelessly towards research, education, and support for those affected by cardiovascular diseases.


Heart Sistas invites you to join them at their INAUGURAL BLACK-TIE FUNDRAISER GALA “Guarding Our Beautiful Hearts” on December 1st at Jacaranda Countryclub at 8pm. Get ready to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of elegance in your All Black Attire for an unforgettable evening at this Fundraiser Gala as we come together to make a difference in the lives of underrepresented families, especially women of color combatting cardiovascular disease and other health-related issues, while having a blast! This glamorous event aims to raise funds and uplift underserved communities through education, resources, and opportunities.


Join us at this remarkable event as we celebrate resilience, honor survivors like Hyvelle, and contribute towards building a healthier future for all. Together, we can make a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals affected by matters of the heart. The HeartSistas Gala is a place where we can all celebrate resilience and raise funds for crucial research and support programs to put an end to heart disease. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by heart-related challenges and empower individuals like Hyvelle to reclaim control over their health.




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