Resource Guide

The Hoops for Heart website at SHAPE America has some great resourses.

SHAPE America Hoops Website

American Heart Association also has some wonderful resources for Jump Events.

AHA Website

Jump / Hoop Contacts

JRFH/HFH State Coordinator - Brenda Sharp

Jennifer Thompson

Nikki Medina

Rebecca Giles

Shaun Musick

Laura Taylor

Cindy Cook

See this map for contact person


KAHPERD Hoops for Heart

Hoops For Heart (HFH) is a national fundraising program jointly sponsored by SHAPE America and the AHA. HFH promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service. HFH targets middle school students, but anyone can hold a JRFH event.

Hoops For Heart...

Is a fun event for the entire school!

Promotes community service

Is an educational program for middle school students

Funds lifesaving research and educational programs that fight heart disease and stroke

Teaches students to set goals and discover that they can make a difference!



Brenda Sharp
KAHPERD, Joint Projects Chair

Nikki Medina
AHA Youth Marketing Director


Organizational hints: PDF | Word


Games: PDF | Word


Skills: PDF | Word


New! JRFH / HFH Online Fundraising Help
We are excited to announce a new pilot program exclusively for Midwest Affiliate JRFH/HFH schools to assist with additional online questions you might have after completing your event planning meeting. Have you ever had a parent contact you with an online issue but you didn’t know what to do? These problems are solved with the addition of our Online Customer Care Specialists who are working directly with your school’s American Heart Association representative.
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