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  • 1. Tacoma Girls Night Out Have a fun night out at Watson?s, a sponsor of Go Red For Women. You deserve it! Enjoy relaxed shopping, delicious wine and light appetizers in the company of friends. Includes two drink tickets per person and a 10% discount on your entire purchase.
  • 2. Go Red makes a splash across the affiliate Wear Red Day shined bright across the Western States Affiliate on Feb. 7. People, statues, buildings and a wide range of activities reflected the Go Red for Women movement raising awareness about women and heart disease.
  • 3. Affiliate renews four Innovative Science Awards The Western States Affiliate (WSA) has renewed funding for four Innovative Science Awards supporting highly innovative, high-risk, high reward research on cardiovascular and/or stroke. These projects could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.
  • 4. Puget Sound Women?s Show Goes Red On the heels of Wear Red Day (February 7), we continue the Go Red momentum as the American Heart Association co-hosts the Puget Sound Women?s Show with Tacoma Mall and ShowCase Magazine. Go Red with us at this fun event focused on loving yourself! You?ll find great wellness tips, beauty advice, new fashion ideas, and fun activities such as free chair massages and hand aromatherapy. The first 200 ladies to register get a free gift bag and entry into a drawing for an overnight stay and dinner at Alderbrook Resort and Spa.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Researchers and donors connect at local receptions A series of Research Receptions is providing researchers the opportunity to share their work with donors whose generous gifts are advancing our mission. Five receptions have been held to date with attendees gaining insights into cardiovascular science and meeting face-to-face with researchers funded by the American Heart Association. The Southern Arizona Research Reception in Tucson was highlighted by a check presentation representing the $1.5 million dollars in research funded by the American Heart Association over the past few years at the University of Arizona. Local board member Robert Poston, M.D., was instrumental in planning the event.
  • 7. Queens Go Red For Women Dinner The Queens Go Red for Women Dinner is dedicated to expanding the focus of the American Heart Association?s national movement, Go Red for Women and teaching women to love their hearts.
  • 8. Power To End Stroke - Los Angeles The Power Fitness Challenge was an overwhelming success in Los Angeles!Power To End Stroke is an education and awareness campaign in Los Angeles that embraces and celebrates the culture, energy, creativity and lifestyles of Americans. It unites people to help make an impact on the high incidence of stroke within their communities.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.


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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
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%