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  • 51. New York City Go Red For Women Luncheon A powerful event that brings together female leaders from throughout the community to help fight against heart disease, heightening awareness of the issue and empowering leaders to educate others about the movement.
  • 52. Heart Attack Symptoms in Women What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
  • 53. Go Red for Women Recipes for the Heart Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2014 limited-edition magazine cookbook, Recipes for the Heart, is a 96-page digest-size publication created to inspire women to take care of their hearts by eating wisely.
  • 54. Helpers with Heart Service Auction Join this unique, live runway auction event to benefit the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign!
  • 55. Syracuse Go Red For Women Luncheon & Expo Join us for the Syracuse Go Red For Women Luncheon!
  • 56. 2018 Wilmington Go Red For Women Luncheon 2018 Wilmington Go Red For Women Luncheon
  • 57. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
  • 58. Houston Gulf Coast Events Thank you for visiting our Houston/Gulf Coast Events page. You can find more events going on in the area by going to http://www.heart.org/houston.
  • 59. 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.
  • 60. 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.


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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%