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Who We Are
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are main causes of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives.
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Kansas City Board of Directors
What We Do
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
How You Can Help
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!
We need YOU!  Volunteer!

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Find Us
Regional Office
6800 W. 93rd Street
Overland Park, KS  66212
phone: (913) 652-1913
fax: (913) 648-0423

Events In Your Area


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2015 Humana Lifestyle Change Award Finalist

Kelly Rivard's lifestyle change is one of both body and mind. After battling an eating disorder and bipolar disorder in college, she decided to make a change. Kelly moved to Kansas City from her hometown in Illinois and lost 40 pounds by doing yoga, running and eating right. 

She's excited to continue to become a better, healthier version of herself, and is currently running at least one race a month!. She was named a Humana Lifestyle Change Award finalist at the 2015 Kansas City Heart & Stroke Walk.

Kelly has also become very active with the American Heart Association by serving as a Go Red For Women Ambassador for the local Kansas City area.


Share Your Story

At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we want you to experience more of life’s precious moments. To do that you must be healthy in heart and mind.

And until there's a world free of heart disease and stroke, we'll be there, working to make a healthier, longer life possible for everyone.

Why do we do what we do?   Life Is Why

Why do YOU choose to live a healthy lifestyle? What moments do YOU live for?

Tell us YOUR why


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