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  • 41. Childhood Obesity The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 42. Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.
  • 43. Congenital Heart Defects Tools and Resources The American Heart Association offers these congenital heart defect tools and resources.
  • 44. A Guide for Your Child's Abnormal Heart Rhythm This brochure provides information on the diagnosis of heart rhythm disturbances, common types of rhythm disturbances (PAC, PVC, SVT, etc.) and treatments.
  • 45. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 46. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 47. Overweight in Children The American Heart Association explains the issues and statistics related to overweight and obesity in children.
  • 48. Download the NFL PLAY 60 App Jump into this super cool and fun endless runner game brought to you by the NFL and the American Heart Association. Download it for iOs or Android devices today!
  • 49. How to Make a Healthy Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 50. Updated State Adv Homepage We maintain an active presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws and local ordinances that impact heart disease and stroke risk factors as well as policies that protect survivors of heart disease and stroke. Issue areas include obesity prevention, tobacco control, access to care, and quality systems of care.


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB