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  • 41. Southern New England Go Red For WomenŽ Luncheon Join us to celebrate the energy, passion, and power of women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.
  • 42. Puget Sound Goes Red Support the Go Red mission by joining our Go Red For Women Luncheon on March 26, 2014 at the Seattle Macy's Downtown. Resources and information about the Go Red movement that you can share with friends and family.
  • 43. Cleveland Goes Red For Women Cleveland Goes Red For Women sub-home page
  • 44. Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon The American Heart Association's Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon--filled with fun and educational opportunities--is a great day to share with friends and family.
  • 45. Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association?s national movement to make women aware of their risk for heart disease.
  • 46. 2018 Wilmington Go Red For Women Luncheon 2018 Wilmington Go Red For Women Luncheon
  • 47. Greater Hartford Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association?s national movement to make women aware of their risk for heart disease.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. High Blood Pressure and Women The American Heart Association explains higher risk for high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in women including birth control and high blood pressure, pregnancy and preeclampsia, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), toxemia of pregnancy and menopause and high blood pressure.
  • 50. 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.


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%



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