Heart disease is the number one cause of mortality in the United States and the number two cause in Canada, followed closely by cancer and diabetes. Even more alarming is the fact that heart diseases claim the lives of more women in the United States than all forms of cancers combined – responsible for one in every four female deaths.
1.Healthy Living and Health Awareness; AHA
In FY16, more than 1,500 TCSers participated in 37 AHA Heart Start! awareness events across the country, fundraising over $13,000. TCS matched its employee’s generosity, thus doubling the donation and. in combination with other sponsors has been able to contribute more than $50,000 towards AHA’s mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
During the month of February, more than 1,700 TCS associates celebrated National Wear Red Day with Go Red for Women, to help save women’s lives, raising more than $10,000 for the campaign, with TCS again matching the donation. Overall TCS associates impacted more than 17,000 family members, neighbors, survivors and colleagues’ lives through its association and participation in AHA events.
2.Wellness and Healthy Life Styles: New York Road Runners
NYRR also provide TCSers with the opportunity to run and volunteer. Throughout this partnership, over 600 TCSers and family members volunteered for seventeen NYRR events, impacting the lives of more than 15,000 avid runners, family members and spectators.