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  • 21. 2015 Pioneer Valley Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, will once again host a forum open to stroke survivors and their caregivers. The 2015 Pioneer Valley Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum will take place on Wednesday, May 6th at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. Close to 400 will attend the event which is designed to bring together stroke survivors and caregivers so they may become better connected with the network of resources available. The event will include over one dozen exhibitors who will provide valuable education, tools and resources to stroke survivors and caregivers. Also, stroke survivors and caregivers will share their experiences and stories. A light breakfast and a heart healthy lunch will be served. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Mia Freedenfeld at 203-303-3339 or email mia.freedenfeld@heart.org.
  • 22. Wear Red Day Cooking Demo Chef Kirsten Helle, recent winner of a Food Network show, will share her inspiring health story and cook her winning recipe! It all takes place as Pike Place Market celebrates Wear Red Day in their own special way. Join us Feb. 6, 2015 for this free, tasty and healthy celebration of healthy lifestyle in action?and Wear RED!
  • 23. Multicultural scholarships target diversity gap Each year the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship Fund provides 16 tuition-focused scholarships of $2,500 for minority women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in healthcare fields. The deadline to apply for 2015 scholarships is Dec. 31, 2014.
  • 24. Thirteenth Annual Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon The Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon is one of the premier women?s events in New Jersey. It is an annual celebration of the Go Red For Women movement, sponsored nationally by Macy?s, and attended by 400 to 500 of New Jersey?s influential women, and men, in business, industry, health, education and civic affairs.
  • 25. Triangle Wear Red Day Annual Triangle Go Red For Women Wear Red Day celebration including free health screenings, Zumba-thon, heart healthy snack sampling, CPR demos and more.
  • 26. Montana Men Go Red For Women In a fun twist on a signature cause, more than 80 men gathered recently in Billings, MT, to celebrate ?Men Go Red For Women.? This inaugural breakfast event at St. Vincent Hospital raised nearly $5,000 for the cause in addition to St. Vincent Healthcare?s sponsorship.
  • 27. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
  • 28. Go Red For Women at Alderwood Mall The American Heart Association is calling on women to take action for a healthier heart with fun activities, resources and tips at Alderwood Mall. Know the keys to preventing heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, and celebrate the Go Red For WomenŽ movement. This event is free and open to all ages.
  • 29. First Coast Go Red Luncheon First Coast Go Red Luncheon
  • 30. WV Shared Use Champion Form West Virginia Shared Use Champion Form


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  • 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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%