Numbers don't lie
?Numbers don?t lie,? notes one of our Latina volunteers. ?I finally found something that helps my family see that they need to take care of their health.? She is referring to Heart 360®, the American Heart Association on-line tool that helps people monitor blood pressure as part of their overall heart health, while also providing helpful advice and information.
Help your family by cooking at home
Preparing home cooked meals helps your family live a healthier lifestyle, which is especially important for Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association makes cooking at home easy with our Simple Cooking With Heart program. Juntos, March 2013
2013 Santa Barbara Heart Walk
The Santa Barbara Heart Walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the beautiful Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. Event beings at 9:00 am with the 5k walk starting at 10:30 am. Join us as we strive to fight heart disease and stroke ?Santa Barbara County?s #1 and #2 killers!
Boston Heart Walk
The Boston Heart Walk, a non-competitive walk, will bring together over 200 of the top companies and hospitals in the Boston Metro area. On average, over 10,000 people from throughout Greater Boston participate each year.
Heart of the Hamptons Ball
Widely recognized as a premier philanthropic and festive event in the Hamptons, the Heart of the Hamptons Ball has raised over $2.5 million for the American Heart Association since it began 16 years ago. This elegant event represents members of the corporate, medical and social communities from the Hamptons, Long Island and New York City celebrating the community?s support of the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association.
The 17th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball will honor Dr. James Taylor from Stony Brook and will be Co-Chaired by Dr. Henry Woo, Neurosurgeon from Stony Brook.
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 2011-2012 Expenditures
Public Health Education: 39.1%
Professional Education & Training: 14.0%
Community Services: 5.1%
Management & General: 7.9%
American Heart Association Diversity Report
Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.
We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.