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  • 21. Dutchess Ulster Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red Luncheons are wonderful social events where women dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise.
  • 22. Red Couch Tour Stop Number 2 Do you live with heart disease or stroke? Do you have a loved one who does? The American Heart Association and Ellis Medicine invite you to join them during the Red Couch Tour and share your story.
  • 23. Westchester Fairfield Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red For Women (GRFW) is the American Heart Association?s national movement, created by women, for women, dedicated to uncovering the truth about women and heart disease.
  • 24. Utica Go Red For Women Luncheon The Go Red For Women Luncheon serves as the primary fundraiser for women in the Greater Utica area to raise awareness against cardiovascular disease.
  • 25. Red Couch Tour Stop Number 3 Do you live with heart disease or stroke? Do you have a loved one who does? The American Heart Association and Ellis Medicine invite you to join them during the Red Couch Tour and share your story.


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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%