How You Can Help in Southeast Michigan

Welcome to volunteering in Southeast Michigan!

We want to help you make a difference! Our goal is to provide meaningful involvement for new volunteers and to deepen and expand the engagement of existing volunteers.

Watch for volunteer opportunities with the Southeast Michigan American Heart Association.


Events In Your Area
Community Day July 23 from 8am to 2:30pm at Detroit Medical Center Sinai Grace. Volunteers are needed to assist.

Please RSVP to Mary Kraft if you are able to help.


We will host a CPR kiosk, information table and Healthy For Good Table honoring Heart Walk.

July 23, 2016 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Detroit Medical Center Sinai Grace

Help us as we paint the Motor City red by volunteering at the Red Dress Dash 5K and Fun Run on July 27th !
This scenic,   3.1-mile course starts and finishes on Detroit’s beautiful Belle Isle State Park, with gorgeous views of the city skyline and the Canadian coast. Runners will cruise past the Casino, pass by pavilions, marinas, and plazas on their way to an unforgettable photo finish. Participants will be dressed in red, so feel free to do so too!

Many positions are available throughout the race including the start/finish and the route.

Please email   if you are interested

July 27, 2016

Belle Isle State Park
Marsh & McLennan Agency is having a health fair August 3rd.

Volunteers are needed to assist and represent the AHA with a table at the event. Materials for the health fair will be supplied.

If interested contact:
or (248) 936-5835
August 3, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Marsh & McLennan Agency
3331 W. Big Beaver Rd. Ste 200
Troy, MI 48084

Community United for Progress is having their 10th Annual Arise Detroit Neighborhoods Day on August 6th. Neighborhoods Day celebrates all the great work block clubs, churches, schools, community groups, and local businesses do throughout the year in the effort to create a better Detroit.

Volunteers are needed to assist and represent the AHA with a table at the event

If interested, contact:
or (248) 936-5835
August 6, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 


Ongoing Opportunities

How volunteers make a difference:  Serve as the face of Go Red For Women® in metro Detroit through events and activities that create awareness of women and heart disease throughout the community.

  • Go Red Opportunities:
  • Support heart survivors
  • Push for heart-healthy legislation
  • Coordinate our fall Premiere Party
  • Get companies to Go Red in February
  • Educate Macy’s employees
  • Help coordinate the Red Dress Tour
  • Gather items for our auctions
  • Talk us up in your online networks
  • Passion Committee:      Engagement Description


Steps to Volunteering (PDF)

To Become A Volunteer Click Here

Take a look at what’s happening in the month of July (PDF)

About the Go Red Passion Committee

Questions? Contact Whitney Coleman at or call 248.936.5835. (If you call and reach voicemail, please leave an email address if you have one.)