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  • 61. Take the EmpowerMEnt Challenge The American Heart Association invites you to join the EmpowerMEnt Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 62. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 63. EmpowerMEnt Challenge Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the EmpowerMEnt Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 64. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 65. 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.
  • 66. The EmpowerMEnt Challenge Resources Fight childhood obesity by participating in The EmpowerMEnt Challenge from the American Heart Association.
  • 67. Healthier Kids 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.
  • 68. 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.
  • 69. What is childhood obesity? The American Heart Association explains that among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren?t seen until adulthood. Learn what AHA is doing to help and what you can do too.
  • 70. MyPlate Are you excited about the new MyPlate food guide but a little unsure how it works? It?s simple and fun! The new food guide is a plate to show us how to plan our meals with healthy food and remind us to watch our portion sizes!


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%