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Can you spot the signs of a stroke? Remember F.A.S.T

Who We Are
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in our country. Learn about the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association in South Sound.
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!
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1142 Broadway
Suite 120
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-7854
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Since 1949, the American Heart Association has spent more than $3.3 billion on research to increase our knowledge about cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Learn about research taking place in the Western States Affiliate.
We're on a mission to help our community get heart healthy by providing people and employers with the free tools and resources they need to get people up and active to prevent heart disease.
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doctor to save lives - just an advocate with the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association. Sign up today!

Make it your mission to fight the No. 1 of women - heart disease South Sound Goes Red For Women
Formerly Heart Ball, the new Dinner with Heart event will take place June 20, 2014 at Kelly Farm in Bonney Lake. Please join us for a splendid summer evening featuring fresh local fare and wine served in a rustic farm setting.
Dinner With Heart As a parent, you want the best for your child, and we can help. Get the tips and tools you need to start making healthy changes today!
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Date Time Event Location
April 1, 2015 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. National Walking Day Wright's Park
April 28, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. South Sound Go Red For Women Luncheon Museum of Glass
June 5, 2015 6:00 p.m. Dinner with Heart Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake
October 3, 2015 TBA South Sound Heart and Stroke Walk Lemay Museum


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Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women. We are proud to join forces with CHI Franciscan Health, our premier local sponsor for Go Red For Women, as we work raise awareness and empower women in our community to make heart-healthy choices. CHI Franciscan Health also supports stroke education at South Sound Heart and Stroke Walk and our Dinner with Heart gala. CHI Franciscan Health is a family of more than 12,000 physicians, nurses and staff who provide care at hospitals and medical clinics in King, Kitsap and Pierce counties.

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Volunteer Virtually


This volunteer-powered library gathers tips and ideas from stroke survivors, caregivers and healthcare professionals all over the country who’ve created or discovered adaptive and often innovative ways to get things done!

Would you like to volunteer by sending in your own adaptive tips and ideas? Complete the submission form for a chance to be featured in our library and on ASA Facebook's #WhatWorksWednesdays!