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  • 1. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 2. Jumping at the chance to help others Jumping at the chance to help others, Jim McEldowney of Snoqualmie, WA, is a physical education teacher who inspires kids to jump at the chance to help others...
  • 3. Lobby Day 2013 This page will house print & digital materials for lobby day 2013.
  • 4. Marion County MS Heart Ball Jackson County MS Heart Ball
  • 5. American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook & Sample Recipes See sample recipes from the American Heart Association Quick & Easy cookbook that has more than 200 delicious, easily prepared recipes for a family on the go.
  • 6. Lancaster Heart Chase Ultimate City-Wide Scavenger Hunt ? Game On! for a Great Cause! Getting active is a whole lot of fun with HeartChase?, a new community event to promote healthy living and support a great cause! Teams race to complete heart healthy challenges, solve puzzles, uncover clues and collect as many points as possible. Proceeds benefit your local American Heart Association.
  • 7. Extreme temperatures may raise risk of premature heart-related death original article page for simple science
  • 8. My Heart. My Life. The American Heart Association's My Heart. My Life. healthy living initiative helps people understand what it means to be healthy and empowers them to take action. Recent events in Alaska ? the Anchorage Heart Run and Fairbanks Heart Walk ? are among this initiative?s many activities bringing communities together across the Western States Affiliate to advance the fight against heart diseases and stroke.
  • 9. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 10. Chef Anthony Vidal promotes healthy eating The connection between healthy eating and better living is personal for Chef Anthony Vidal of Las Vegas, NV. He has Type 2 diabetes and a family history of heart-related illnesses. This father of three is taking steps to assure his family will not soon experience the heart-breaking loss of another loved one. Diabetes claimed the lives of both his mother and aunt over the past two years.
  • 11. Chef Phillip Dell shares cooking insights Sharing the amazing possibilities for a healthy, tasty diet with those who want to eat better is Chef Phillip Dell?s goal in life. He is an award winning chef who has won top honors at the American Heart Association?s Flavors of the Heart food festival in Las Vegas, NV. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder and three-time world champion power lifter who shifted to a healthier lifestyle by losing 92 pounds and keeping it off for years.
  • 12. Fluorescent particles might help predict heart disease original article page for simple science
  • 13. Heart-Check Mark: 1995 to Today The look of the Heart-Check mark has changed over the years, but you can you can trust that it always represents the sound science and expertise of the American Heart Association.
  • 14. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 15. Thank You For Signing Up The American Heart Association thanks you for signing up for our Heart-Health E-newsletters.
  • 16. Walk the Walk for Heart Health One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
  • 17. Heart Ball marks 54 years as premiere fundraiser in Phoenix Heart Ball Twenty Thirteen commemorated 54 years as the premier annual fundraiser and social event benefitting the American Heart Association (AHA) in Phoenix, AZ. Since 1959, the event has raised over $30 million to fund life-saving research and local educational programs.
  • 18. Hoops For Heart making a difference in Oregon youth facilities The Oregon Youth Authority has joined the fight against heart disease and stroke through our Hoops For Heart program. The initial Youth Market event was held at Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility in Salem with over 50 young men participating.
  • 19. Lisa Satchfield inspires Start Training Inspiring other stroke survivors to never give up is why Lisa Satchfield sets the pace for our Start Training program in Orange County, CA. She survived a stroke nearly seven years ago and has participated in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association?s marathon training program for five seasons.
  • 20. Welcome Kathy Rogers The American Heart Association (AHA) has named Kathy Rogers, a longtime AHA executive, as the new Western States Affiliate Executive Vice President. She succeeds Roman Bowser, who retired after almost 39 years of service with the AHA.
  • 21. 36th Annual Current Cardiovascular Modalities: Heart and Stroke Conference This professional education conference for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners caring for heart and stroke patients across the continuum of care will be held at the Melville Marriott in Melville, NY
  • 22. WSA Heart Hero Kit To ensure that our Western States Affiliate Kids With Heart have all they?ll need to be a heart ambassador for the American Heart Association, we equip each child with their very own ?Hero Kit? filled with all they?ll need to teach others how they can save lives.
  • 23. Young at Heart - Namya Malik makes stroke awareness a top priority ?When my mother suffered a stroke two years ago, I barely knew what a stroke was,? says 15-year-old Namya Malik of Mercer Island, WA. ?I was oblivious to its severity and consequences. Seeing her live with her disabilities has really motivated me to raise awareness about stroke.?
  • 24. Keep Fruits & Vegetables Fresher Longer The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers this information on how to keep fruit and vegetables fresh longer.
  • 25. Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack Infographic People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not the same.
  • 26. Million Hearts Infographic Text Version Million Hearts Infographic Text Version
  • 27. Jeff Bunch helps launch Social Media Ambassador program Even if you can't attend AHA/ASA events or support the organization as a volunteer, you can do a lot of good just by liking or sharing a Facebook post, or Retweeting posts from the association and its ambassadors.
  • 28. Idaho ramps up Heart Month excitement Our Idaho division kicked off American Heart Month in a big way -- complementing the Go Red for Women movement with multiple awareness events in the first week of February.
  • 29. Fall Webinar Series THREE FREE OPPORTUNITIES TO INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE FIT-FRIENDLY WORKSITES PROGRAM
  • 30. Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll Application & FAQ Target: Heart Failure Application & FAQ
  • 31. Nadia Luqman is a Youth Market champion ?I thought every kid had a monthly doctor?s appointment,? Nadia Luqman recalls from her early childhood. Now 15, she is a champion for our Youth Market programs in Seattle, WA, and is an active spokesperson for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). She is pictured, center, with her mother, Jo and sister Yasmin.
  • 32. How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Consumers How is American Heart Association addressing ABC's and Sodium Reduction Priorities
  • 33. Million Hearts Infographic Million Hearts Infographic
  • 34. Cardiac Arrest versus Heart Attack Infographic Know the difference between Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack.
  • 35. History of the American Heart Association History of the American Heart Association
  • 36. Jump Rope For Heart Contact Form Jump Rope For Heart inquiry form
  • 37. NYC Young Professionals Web page for NYC Young Professionals group - info on events, bios on officers, photos and other pertinent info
  • 38. Cooking Technique, Tips for Perfect Muffins The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to cook heart-healthy muffins.
  • 39. Kids With Heart inspires families [!--$getImageAltText('UCM_468761')--]This online community provides support for families dealing with critical congenital heart disease (CCHD). One of the first youngsters featured on the Kids With Heart website is Caleb Peltier.
  • 40. Survivor Stories Whether you are a CPR Survivor or you performed CPR to save a life, share your story and read other CPR stories here.
  • 41. Abby Merback helps people with sick hearts For nine-year-old Abigail ?Abby? Merback, volunteering for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is a family affair.
  • 42. Team Chloe celebrates Super Hero in Anchorage Team Chloe is one of the Alaska division?s top Heart Walk teams, dedicated to a spunky 18-month-old who is a local Heart Super Hero. Chloe?s parents Ron and Melanie Miller were alerted she would likely be born with heart problems ? but they had no idea how serious it would be when she arrived on July 27, 2013
  • 43. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 44. Chef Bryce inspires change in Latino kitchens The American Heart Association?s Kids Cook With Heart (KCWH) program fights childhood obesity with innovative school programs designed to inspire change in the kitchens of its enthusiastic participants.
  • 45. American Heart Association Image Library American Heart Association Image Library: Use of the images below are restricted to AHA/ASA materials only. We can utilize these images for both internal and external use, advertising, events, etc.
  • 46. Cooking Technique - Microwave Asparagus The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you this simple and quick cooking technique; how to microwave asparagus.
  • 47. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
  • 48. American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook & Sample Recipes See the American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook and sample recipes that support a heart-smart diet from appetizers to desserts.
  • 49. Las Vegas high schools add Teens Cook With Heart program Our Teens Cook With Heart program is expected to impact some 3,500 high school students during the coming school year in Las Vegas, NV.
  • 50. How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals
  • 51. Blake Wickers raises $7,000 for Jump Rope For Heart Blake Wickers stood out among top Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) fundraisers honored by the NBA?s Portland Trail Blazers at their April 11 game.
  • 52. Jackie Leonard leads Oahu Walk fundraising for 13 years Jackie Leonard led individual fundraisers for the 13th consecutive year at the Oahu Heart Walk ? she has raised over $100,000 for the fight against heart disease and stroke. Her commitment to our mission and an understanding of how it will improve and save lives is why.
  • 53. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 54. Go Nuts (But just a little!) The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the nutritious benefits on eating heart-healthy nuts.
  • 55. Eat Heart Smart Filipino Style This eating guide has been especially developed for those who enjoy Filipino cuisine. Eat Heart Smart, Filipino Style
  • 56. The Will to Fight Heart Disease April WPK Mailer
  • 57. American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, 4th Ed. & Recipes The American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, 4th Edition has tempting appetizers to luscious desserts. Sample recipes will whet your appetite for more.
  • 58. American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook has mouthwatering sample recipes like Rustic Stuffed Potatoes and Tex Mex Beef Stew that make low-calorie highly scrumptious.
  • 59. The California Endowment recognized for worksite wellness achievements The California Endowment is not only on the forefront of health equity in California but also on the job with their employees. It has received its first Fit-Friendly Gold Level award as part of the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life initiative for exemplary performance in worksite wellness.
  • 60. Learn to Make Homemade Tomato Sauce The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to make homemade tomato sauce.
  • 61. Cynthia Durda rallies Orange County women Before Cynthia Durda?s father passed away of congestive heart failure in 2010, he said to her, ?Take care of yourself. If I could have prevented this, I would have.?
  • 62. The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition & Sample Recipes The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition is American Heart Association's flagship heart-healthy cookbook with 150 new recipes. See sample recipes from 600+ recipes in the book.
  • 63. Safe Temperatures for Cooking Meat and Poultry The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the safe temperatures for cooking meat and poultry.
  • 64. American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals is the one cookbook every family needs. See sample recipes here. See 80 color photographs and 150 recipes in the book.
  • 65. American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition & Sample Recipes See sample recipes from the American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition and see how quickly and easily you can get a delicious dinner on the table.
  • 66. American Heart Association Quick & Easy Meals & Sample Recipes See sample recipes from the American Heart Association Quick & Easy Meals cookbook that has more than 200 delicious, easily prepared recipes for a family on the go.
  • 67. American Heart Association One-Dish Meals Cookbook & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association One-Dish Meals cookbook has more than 200 all-in-one recipes. Get three sample recipes that will have you hooked on healthy cooking.
  • 68. Little Hats, Big Hearts - Orange County and San Diego Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Orange County and San Diego, CA Little Hats, Big Hearts project. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at participating hospitals
  • 69. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Winter 2016 Legacy of Heart Newsletter Winter 2016
  • 70. 2015 Lancaster HeartChase 2015 Lancaster OH HeartChase
  • 71. Little Hats, Big Hearts Greater Bay Area Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Greater Bay Area Little Hats, Big Hearts project. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at participating hospitals
  • 72. KCWH Media Our Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart programs have been featured in many large local publications and television news broadcasts. Getting the word out about how this program transforms lives is important to growing awareness and expanding the reach of the program. Check out some of this fantastic coverage:
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. Heart Mash Registration Form Article page to house Heart Mash Registration Form.
  • 75. Heart Walk is Jasmine's birthday bash Jasmine Winning?s first birthday was a bit of a miracle. She was diagnosed with a rare heart defect before birth and was the veteran of two surgeries before she was a year old on Sept. 23.
  • 76. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Holiday 2015 Legacy of Heart Fall 2015
  • 77. Catherine Smith learns to jump with impressive results William Smith died on December 27, 2012 from cardiovascular disease. His daughter Catherine was a shy fourth grader then and remembers thinking, ?I didn?t know how I would go on.?
  • 78. GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Toolkit GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Toolkit
  • 79. Kids Cook With Heart Sponsor Interest Is your company interested in helping to end childhood obesity? If so we want to talk! Please fill out this form so we can get in contact about Kids Cook With Heart.
  • 80. Little Hats, Big Hearts Greater Sacramento Area Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Greater Sacramento Area Little Hats, Big Hearts project. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at participating hospitals
  • 81. Oregon Kids Move With Heart Kids today are more inactive than any previous generation. This is a dangerous trend, since an inactive childhood is likely to lead to an unhealthy future filled with life-threatening chronic disease.
  • 82. 2015 Bardstown HeartChase 2015 Bardstown HeartChase
  • 83. 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk
  • 84. Merrimack Valley Go Red in Your Own Fashion Join us, along with guest speaker Rachel Doucette, for an evening of fashion and cocktails to celebrate women?s heart health and the Go Red For WomenŽ movement.
  • 85. Kati-Lenn's daddy died of heart disease before she was born Kati-Lenn Simi never got the chance to meet her father, but she still is a Daddy?s Girl through and through. He passed away from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy before she was born and she has always understood that heart problems were the reason.
  • 86. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 87. Webinar: CPR Quality CPR Quality: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital. A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association. Take advantage of your opportunity to ask questions from the lead authors of the statement.
  • 88. Join Kids With Heart Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story. At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story. If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you. Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process. Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
  • 89. USNWR 2015 US News and World Report American Heart Association 2015 Hospital Recognition Ad
  • 90. American Heart Association Eat Less Salt & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Eat Less Salt cookbook includes lower-sodium recipes, a daily sodium tracker, tips and tools to help cut down on sodium in your diet. See sample recipes.
  • 91. Little Hats, Big Hearts Central Coast Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Central Coast Little Hats, Big Hearts project. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at participating hospitals
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  • 93. Little Hats, Big Hearts Mississippi Knit or crochet hats for newborns Mississippi Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 94. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 95. HUDSON HAS HEART ! Hudson Has Heart, jump rope for heart, hoops for heart, American heart association
  • 96. What's In It For Your Clients/Patients and You The American Heart Association helps you learn how the Heart-Check mark supports your efforts to help your clients/patients eat healthy.
  • 97. Little Hats, Big Hearts Louisiana Knit or crochet hats for newborns Louisiana Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 98. Phoenix Stroke Check Stroke Check - Abrazo Community Health Network including Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 99. Little Hats, Big Hearts Tampa Bay Knit or crochet hats for newborns Tampa Bay Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 100. About - Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart Today 1 in 3 American children and teens is overweight or obese. Kids Cook With Heart / Teens Cook With Heart, the first American Heart Association program in the nation to integrate hands-on healthy cooking and nutrition with cardiovascular health education, aims to change that.


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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
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%