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  • 11. National Walking Day in Dayton National Walking Day in Dayton
  • 12. 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk
  • 13. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 14. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 15. What to Wear When You Walk The American Heart Association offers these tips to make sure you?ve got what you need to wear to keep you walking all year long.
  • 16. Wearing the Right Shoes for Walking Confused when choosing shoes for walking? Find the right ones in your budget with these tips from American Heart Association.
  • 17. The American Heart Association's Workplace Walking Program Kit The American Heart Association?s Workplace Walking Program Kit encourages companies to give employees an excuse to get away from their desks.
  • 18. Anchorage Lifestyle Change Nomination The American Heart Association of Anchorage, together with our Lifestyle Change Sponsor Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, wants to recognize people who have made positive changes to improve their quality of life and health. No change is too small, and every accomplishment is significant. Nominations for the Lifestyle Change Award can be submitted by friends, co-workers and relatives. In addition, individuals are welcome to nominate themselves. Winners will be selected by a volunteer committee.
  • 19. National Walking Day - Columbus National Walking Day - Columbus
  • 20. Why Walking? There are countless ways you can get active, but walking has the lowest dropout rate of them all! It?s the simplest positive change you can make to improve your heart health.


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%