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  • 21. Memorial Gong tribute inspires Anchorage Heart Walk This year Casey Sullivan had the honor reading 11 names that are currently engraved ? including his brother Harvey P. Sullivan, whom the family lost to heart disease when he was in his 40?s.
  • 22. What to Wear When You Walk The American Heart Association offers these tips to make sure you?ve got what you need to wear to keep you walking all year long.
  • 23. 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk
  • 24. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 25. National Walking Day in Dayton National Walking Day in Dayton
  • 26. Wearing the Right Shoes for Walking Confused when choosing shoes for walking? Find the right ones in your budget with these tips from American Heart Association.
  • 27. The American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksites Program is Evolving The American Heart Association explains the unique requirements of the Fit-Friendly Worksites program and determine where your organization fits in or what you would like to achieve in the future at your worksite.
  • 28. The American Heart Association's Workplace Walking Program Kit The American Heart Association?s Workplace Walking Program Kit encourages companies to give employees an excuse to get away from their desks.
  • 29. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 30. Ulster Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself. Walk with friends, family members and coworkers and get moving together! When you join the Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives. Each walker on your team is asked to raise money to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.


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%