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  • 31. Take the Life is Why Family Health Challenge The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 32. Dietary Recommendations for Healthy Children Help your kids grow up heart healthy by following the American Heart Association's dietary recommendations for healthy children.
  • 33. Addressing your Child's Weight at the Doctor The American Heart Association offers these tips for parents on how to address their child's weight with the doctor.
  • 34. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 35. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 36. Hey Kids, Run, Walk and Play Every Day The American Heart Association helps kids understand how important physical activity is to heart health with Life's Simple 7 for Kids.
  • 37. Why We Garden The American Heart Association explains why Teaching Gardens are so important to our mission.
  • 38. Teaching Gardens thrive in inner-city settings Teaching Gardens are taking root in many Latino communities around Southern California this spring -- teaching kids where food comes from and how eating fresh fruits and vegetables can improve their health.
  • 39. Life is Why Family Health Challenge Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 40. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.


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
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%