Wear Red Day is the kick-off for American Heart Month, February.
|Go Red Feb. 3 In Your Own Fashion
At least on this day, what you wear really does matter.
Join the thousands of individuals, businesses, hospitals, multinational corporations, media personalities, schools, and even landmarks wearing red on Friday, Feb. 3. Whether it’s a red dress pin, red neck tie, red pair of shoes, or bright red lipstick, wear your red proudly and, most importantly, let everyone know why.
Facebook Feb. 1-22: Upload a “Go Red” photo to our photo tab on facebook for a chance to win a great prize!
Twitter Feb. 3: Donate a few tweets to your family, friends, coworkers, and groups using the hashtag #TweetGoneRedFor on twitter
|POWER Women Go Red - February
The Indiana General Assembly's Political Organization for Women's Education & Representation (POWER) comprised of more than 30 female legislators and lobbyists, is partnering with the American Heart Association to promote the Go Red For Women movement. Watch for their PSA to raise awareness about heart disease. Members are also promoting Go Red For Women to their constituents in newsletters, speaking engagements and other activities.
|Fund the Mission
Create a Go Red Fundraising page and invite your friends and family to make a donation to the cause.
You can make a difference by raising money for prevention programs and research.
|Share Lifesaving Knowledge
Get started on your Wear Red Day campaign here!
We have free, downloadable materials that can help you spread the word about National Wear Red Day® (Friday, Feb. 3, 2012) - or any day you plan your event.
|Raise Your Voice
Help us improve the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of our nation’s No. 1 killer of women by taking action!
The HEART for Women Act was just introduced in the Senate and we need your help to build support for this important bill. Visit www.YoureTheCure.org to send a quick message to Congress.
|Help Turn Allen County Red
Businesses can Go Red in many ways such as lighting, banners, ribbons, and displays. Help us raise awareness about women and heart disease. more
Local buildings currently turning red include:
|Turn Your Salon Red
Your salon can Go Red by decorating, fundraising, wearing red and encouraging clients to sign up for Go Red For Women. more
|Glenbrook Square Mall Goes Red
|Metropolitan Title Goes Red|
|Get a free blood pressure screening at Walgreens in February
Visit any Walgreens in February for a free blood pressure screening. For every one done, they'll donate $1 to the American Heart Association.
|Fort Wayne Heart Ball Feb. 24
Fort Wayne Marriott
Attend the Fort Wayne Heart Ball for an evening of entertainment including cocktails, jazz music, and silent and live auctions. The focus of the evening is on combating heart disease in children. more
|Volunteer Appreciation & Recruitment Night Feb. 28
Allen County Library 5-7pm
Attend the American Heart Association's Volunteer Night to learn how you can help make an even bigger impact in your community. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. To attend, contact Michelle Wagner, (317) 732-4720 or (800) 229-1503.