What We Do in Illinois

What we do in Illinois

Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The American Heart Association is working to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020.

Our My Heart. My Life.TM prevention platform includes:

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IL Cannon Ross Our Mission Survivor

Cannon Ross, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, will soon have his third open-heart surgery.

His family, which participates in the Macon County Heart Walk, is “very thankful for the support and research the AHA funds to help others like our son.”