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Welcome to Virtual Jump Rope for Heart!

Picture yourself skipping, jumping and playing at home with your family while your friends and classmates do the same in their homes.

That’s Virtual Jump Rope for Heart! This year is even more special. We’re hoping 100,000 kids will help other kids by participating in #VirtualJump. Be one of them!

Follow these 5 steps to get started:

1. Kick-off Virtual Jump Rope for Heart!

Watch our Kick-off video and get pumped about having fun while being active.

  • Learn about the heart and brain, EASY healthy habits, FAST signs of stroke, and much more.
  • Get moving and have fun!
  • Find out how to count your Healthy Habit Streak in your Participant Centre.

Remember: Fundraising is online only this year and we will not be distributing or collecting pledge envelopes for cash and cheque donations.

kids jumping rope

2. Ask a parent or guardian for help fundraising online

Need help registering online? Click here.


3. Practice the EASY healthy habits every day

Protecting your heart and brain health is as EASY as picking a favourite healthy habit to focus on as a family! EASY is fun for everyone to practice at home.


Eat fruits and vegetables - Fill half your plate with a rainbow of fruits and veggies to keep growing up healthy.


Active for 1 hour or more - The faster you move your body, the faster your heart pumps to power up your brain and muscles with blood and oxygen.


Screens for less than 2 hours per day (outside of classwork) - Fundraising online is fun, but most of your free time should be spent away from televisions and technology, being active to keep your heart and brain healthy.


Yes to water and no to sugary drinks - Half your body (including your heart and brain) is made of water so make sure you drink enough to fuel it.

4. Talk to your parent or guardian about heart and brain health

  • Ask them what they do to keep their heart and brain healthy
  • Ask them if anyone in your family has been affected by heart disease or stroke
  • Show them the EASY healthy habits
  • Tell them about the FAST signs of stroke

5. Set a goal and make a plan to achieve it

Set a personal goal on your fundraising page and try out some of these ideas to help get you there.

When you’re ready to ask for a donation, you can say:

“I’m protecting my heart and brain and helping Heart & Stroke save lives by raising money for Jump Rope for Heart. Would you like to support me?”


Have questions?
Check out our FAQs for answers to common questions.