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  • 21. Merrimack Valley Go Red in Your Own Fashion Join us, along with guest speaker Rachel Doucette, for an evening of fashion and cocktails to celebrate women?s heart health and the Go Red For WomenŽ movement.
  • 22. Lidia Morales is a Double Winner She was only 33 years old when she was diagnosed with a very rare heart condition that required immediate open heart surgery. With no history of cardiovascular disease in her family, no high blood pressure or high cholesterol, the incident frightened her.
  • 23. 2015 Go Red For Women Casting Call Raising your voice and sharing how you or a loved one have overcome heart disease or stroke is the strongest action you can take. Too many women die each year because they are unaware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer. Go Red For WomenŽ is looking for women to share their heart stories and the choices they make to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, empowering others by example. Whether you are a survivor, have made a significant lifestyle change, or have another personal connection to heart disease, we encourage you to share your story with us. Women who share their stories have the chance to become a local spokesperson for the cause ? representing Go Red For WomenŽ in marketing materials, at events, online and in the media.
  • 24. 2015 Go Red for Women Healthy Recipes for Your Heart Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2015 limited-edition magazine cookbook, Recipes for Your Heart, is a 56-page digest-size publication created to inspire women to take care of their hearts by eating wisely.
  • 25. Sacramento Go Red Total Makeover Go Red Total Makeover Community Event: Friday, February 6 at Macy's at Arden Fair! Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy's Gift card!
  • 26. The Christ Hospital - Cincinnati Goes Red Sponsor The Christ Hospital - Cincinnati Goes Red Sponsor
  • 27. A Gift of Hope After years of struggle and uncertainty, we feel so lucky. It?s my job to share with other moms and little heart warriors who are in the middle of their struggle, that there is hope.?
  • 28. Portland Go Red Total Makeover Go Red Total Makeover Community Event: Friday, February 6 at Macy's in Downtown Portland! Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy's Gift card!
  • 29. Portland Go Red Total Makeover - Share Your Story Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy?s Gift Card!
  • 30. Detroit Go Red Por Tu Corazon Detroit Go Red Por Tu Corazon


Our Mission

Community

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

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

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

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

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%