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  • 21. Southern Maine Heart Walk The Southern Maine Heart Walk is a casual 3.5 mile walk and chip timed 5K around the pristine Back Cove Pathway.
  • 22. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • 23. North Country Heart Walk Join us for the North Country Heart Walk!
  • 24. 30th Annual Greater New Haven Heart Walk The Greater New Haven Heart Walk is fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 25. Syracuse Heart Walk The 2017 Syracuse Heart Walk will be held at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College on Saturday, April 1.
  • 26. Southern Tier Heart Walk Join us for the Southern Tier Heart Walk!
  • 27. 2016 Northeast PA Heart Walk - Wilkes-Barre 2016 Northeast PA Heart Walk - Wilkes-Barre
  • 28. North Texas Events Thank you for visiting our North Texas Events page. You can find more events going on in the DFW area by going to http://www.heart.org/dallas and http://www.heart.org/tarrantcounty
  • 29. New Hampshire Heart and Stroke Walk The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association?s signature fundraising event, which promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment.
  • 30. Move More Toolkit Thank you for registering for National Walking Day, American Heart Association's day for everyone to come together and make a commitment to be physically active on a regular basis.


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%