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  • 1. Las Vegas chef proves healthy foods taste good Go Red Por Tu Corazón continues to create excitement in Las Vegas celebrating the energy, passion and power of Latinas working together to wipe out heart disease. Local volunteers include Chef Leticia Gardea who was a featured speaker at the second annual Go Red Por Tu Corazón luncheon highlighting American Heart Month on Feb. 23.
  • 2. Paula Battle walks her way to better health Paula Battle walked her way to better health four years ago and is dedicated to helping others do the same. ?Walk, Walk, Walk,? she tells everybody. ?If you can move, you can walk and be fit.?
  • 3. Tacoma Girls Night Out Have a fun night out at Watson?s, a sponsor of Go Red For Women. You deserve it! Enjoy relaxed shopping, delicious wine and light appetizers in the company of friends. Includes two drink tickets per person and a 10% discount on your entire purchase.
  • 4. Researchers and donors connect at local receptions A series of Research Receptions is providing researchers the opportunity to share their work with donors whose generous gifts are advancing our mission. Five receptions have been held to date with attendees gaining insights into cardiovascular science and meeting face-to-face with researchers funded by the American Heart Association. The Southern Arizona Research Reception in Tucson was highlighted by a check presentation representing the $1.5 million dollars in research funded by the American Heart Association over the past few years at the University of Arizona. Local board member Robert Poston, M.D., was instrumental in planning the event.
  • 5. Puget Sound Women?s Show Goes Red On the heels of Wear Red Day (February 7), we continue the Go Red momentum as the American Heart Association co-hosts the Puget Sound Women?s Show with Tacoma Mall and ShowCase Magazine. Go Red with us at this fun event focused on loving yourself! You?ll find great wellness tips, beauty advice, new fashion ideas, and fun activities such as free chair massages and hand aromatherapy. The first 200 ladies to register get a free gift bag and entry into a drawing for an overnight stay and dinner at Alderbrook Resort and Spa.
  • 6. Go Red makes a splash across the affiliate Wear Red Day shined bright across the Western States Affiliate on Feb. 7. People, statues, buildings and a wide range of activities reflected the Go Red for Women movement raising awareness about women and heart disease.
  • 7. Los Angeles Go Red For Women Luncheon Facebook Contest - Official Rules American Heart Association Go Red for Women LA Luncheon Contest OFFICIAL RULES Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements and acknowledge that failure to meet all eligibility requirements will disqualify you from participating in the Contest or winning tickets.
  • 8. Dr. Diane marks a decade as Go Red spokesperson Diane Sobkowicz, M.D., is a respected cardiologist and expert on women and heart disease who is treasured for her ability to deliver complex medical information in an informal manner. She is the go-to spokesperson for all things Go Red in Sacramento, CA.
  • 9. Hong Chartrand wins Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Hong Chartrand, a University of Arizona doctorate student, has been awarded the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship presented by the American Heart Association and Macy?s Multicultural Fund. This year, 16 students in health-related studies across the country will each receive this $2,500 scholarship.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. Affiliate renews four Innovative Science Awards The Western States Affiliate (WSA) has renewed funding for four Innovative Science Awards supporting highly innovative, high-risk, high reward research on cardiovascular and/or stroke. These projects could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.
  • 12. 2015 Philadelphia Go Red For Women Luncheon 2015 Go Red For Women Luncheon - Philadelphia
  • 13. Harlem Go Red Fo Women Educational Forum Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum
  • 14. The Christ Hospital - Cincinnati Goes Red Sponsor The Christ Hospital - Cincinnati Goes Red Sponsor
  • 15. Ninth Annual Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red Luncheons are wonderful social events where women (and men) dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise to fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 16. American Heart Association Golf Classic - A Joel Hamroff Memorial Tribute The Long Island Golf Classic held at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho is an excellent networking opportunity while promoting exercise and physical activity.
  • 17. York County Go Red For Women Event The American Heart Association volunteers from York County are planning an evening filled with informative breakout sessions, spectacular auction items and a heart-healthy meal.
  • 18. Utah Goes Red For Women Utah Goes Red For Women - It's easy, it's free, and it could help save your life. Join the Go Red For Women movement and get the tools, resources and inspiration you need to love your heart.
  • 19. 2015 Lehigh Valley Go Red For Women Luncheon 2015 Lehigh Valley Go Red For Women Luncheon
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. 2012 York Go Red For Women Luncheon York Go Red For Women Luncheon 2012
  • 22. Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Form
  • 23. Philly Heart Month and Go Red Activities Philly Heart Month and Go Red Activities
  • 24. Emergency Cardiovascular Care 2020 Impact Goals Emergency Cardiovascular Care 2020 Impact Goals
  • 25. 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 Women® movement.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Jestine Salazar raising awareness among Latinas Jestine Salazar's efforts to promote healthy lifestyle choices in the local community led to Utah?s inaugural Go Red Por Tu Corazon Luncheon on Feb. 20.
  • 28. Go Red For Women Leadership Forum Go Red For Women Leadership Forum: The Evolution of Heart, Empowerment & Legacy
  • 29. 2015 Canton Go Red For Women Luncheon 2015 Canton Go Red For Women Luncheon
  • 30. Columbus Goes Red with a Powerful Team Columbus Goes Red with a Powerful Team


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  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%