Why we want to help:
Over 2 million people live without a limb in the United States.
185,000 amputations performed annually.
54% of limb loss caused by cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
2.5 hours of exercise a week and dieting reduces risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 58% and Coronary Heart Disease by 14%
Cardiovascular diseases account for 18 million deaths annually.
Althea is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization that was founded in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are a group of students who are dedicated to raising money for people who need prostheses while promoting exercise, fitness, and wellness. Our goal is to build a community of individuals who want to Better Themselves to Better Others.