What We Do in Wisconsin

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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WI Kathleen Shores Our Mission Survivor

Kathleen Shores, of Hartford, who has cardiomyopathy, ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation, is living with a “portable” artificial heart while she waits for a transplant.

She is a Heart Walk and Go Red volunteer who also urges people to be organ donors.