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WHAT WE’RE DOING in Charlotte

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Heart diseases and stroke are the #1 cause of death in North Carolina. Learn about the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. Since 1924, we have been working to keep you, your loved ones and your community safe from heart disease and stroke. 
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We're building healthier lives where you live and work and making your community healthier by advocating for key health issues. We train millions of Americans each year in CPR and first aid, and educate healthcare providers every day.  Find out more through our online tools, including Go Red For Women, Power to End Stroke, My Heart. My Life, our Youth Programs, and the Heart Hub, our online patient portal for information, tools and resources.

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Each year we host multiple events in your area to bring awareness and education about our key issues and to raise support for invaluable heart disease and stroke research. Join in the fight against heart disease and stroke by attending one of our events or volunteering, including joining You're the Cure, hosting a speaker at your next event, distributing materials at a health fair, finding a CPR Class, or contributing to our online communities. Here's the chance to make a real difference!   



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Community Events

Forever Grateful: Linda Daley's Tribute to Her Hero, Mark Buskey
For Linda Daley, a casual lunch date with a friend and Bank of America coworker last fall quickly turned into a life changing event. One minute she was walking back from Salsaritas and the next thing she knew, she was in a hospital bed and four days had passed. Linda had suffered sudden cardiac arrest on November 20, 2012. Fortunately, Mark Buskey, a security professional with Universal Protection Service at BOA, was close by and ran to the scene.
Want to read more about this story and more from those here in Charlotte? Check out our Charlotte Hearts stories page!


Each month we need volunteers to help us with committee work, staff our booths at health fairs, and head up community teams for events.  To get involved, please email us today!

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Want to help raise money for heart disease and stroke research? Make plans to join us at an event today.

My Life Check®

My Life Check Assessment

To find out where you stand with Life's Simple 7®, take the My Life Check® Assessment. In just a few minutes, you can get your own personal health score and life plan to help you reduce your risk of stroke.