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  • 11. Bangor Valentine's Heart Gala The Bangor Valentine?s Heart Gala is an elegant evening for those looking to break winter?s grip, support a great cause, and celebrate Valentine?s Day. The evening includes generous hors-d'oeuvres, a seated dinner, and a decadent dessert. The Heart Gala also features live music, dancing, photographs, and live and silent auctions
  • 12. Southwest Louisiana Heart Ball Southwest Louisiana Heart Ball
  • 13. Signs of a Stroke Signs of a Stroke, Jeff Zimmerman, Honolulu, Heart Ball, Stroke, FAST, Volunteer Voice, October 2016
  • 14. Harrison County Heart Ball Harrison Heart Ball
  • 15. Huntsville Heart Ball Huntsville Heart Ball
  • 16. New Orleans Heart Ball New Orleans Heart Ball
  • 17. Long Island Heart & Stroke Ball Join us for the Annual Long Island Heart Ball!
  • 18. 20th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball The annual Hamptons Heart Ball is a festive, social gathering with cocktail hour, dinner and dancing. As always, highlights include amazing auction items for everyone to bid on.
  • 19. 2017 Mercer / Lawrence Heart Ball 2017 Mercer and Lawrence Counties Heart Ball
  • 20. Des Moines Heart Ball Awards The American Heart Association is seeking nominations for their annual Judy Willis Volunteer of the Year and From the Heart awards. Nominations are due November 17, 2017 and awards will be presented at the Association?s 25th Annual Greater Des Moines Heart Ball on February 10, 2018.


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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%