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  • 11. Dietary Supplements, Powders and Other Formulas The American Heart Association does not recommend using vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements to treat or prevent heart disease and stroke. To get the nutrients you need, choose foods like vegetables, fruits, whole-grain products and fat-free or low-fat dairy products most often.
  • 12. Hong Chartrand wins Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Hong Chartrand, a University of Arizona doctorate student, has been awarded the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship presented by the American Heart Association and Macy?s Multicultural Fund. This year, 16 students in health-related studies across the country will each receive this $2,500 scholarship.
  • 13. Southwest Florida Go Red Luncheon Southwest Florida Go Red Luncheon
  • 14. Harlem Go Red Fo Women Educational Forum Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum
  • 15. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 16. 2015 Akron Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red For Women, Luncheon, women, red, heart, Akron, 2015
  • 17. Chattanooga Go Red Luncheon Chattanooga Go Red Luncheon
  • 18. Ninth Annual Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red Luncheons are wonderful social events where women (and men) dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise to fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 19. Utah Goes Red For Women Utah Goes Red For Women - It's easy, it's free, and it could help save your life. Join the Go Red For Women movement and get the tools, resources and inspiration you need to love your heart.
  • 20. Idaho ramps up Heart Month excitement Our Idaho division kicked off American Heart Month in a big way -- complementing the Go Red for Women movement with multiple awareness events in the first week of February.

Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%