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  • 51. Little Hats, Big Hearts DEnver Knit or crochet hats for newborns Denver Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 52. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
  • 53. Western States Affiliate Volunteers Welcome to our Western States Affiliate Volunteer Hub! We want this to be a space for volunteers to find all the information they need. We appreciate your willingness to join us in our mission and want to make your volunteer time as easy as possible. A one stop shop where volunteers can Learn CPR, find Health Fair info, Share Your Story, Join local events, Take Action, Become a Leader, Connect with others, Donate and more. If you are from Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah or Washington you can find everything you need here.
  • 54. Meal Planning: The High-Fiber Factor The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program helps you learn how to plan high fiber meals for the whole family.
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. International Training The American Heart Association takes its lifesaving ECC training beyond domestic borders to increase the chain of survival around the globe. Its International Training Centers in 84 countries are supported by a strong instructor network, staff, and consultants.
  • 57. Cocina simple con estaciones del corazón de Comer The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 58. Utilice las etiquetas de los alimentos como guía para comprar Utilice las etiquetas de los alimentos como guía para comprar.
  • 59. ¿Qué es una porción? ¿Qué es una porción?
  • 60. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.


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%