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  • 1. 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...
  • 2. Marion County MS Heart Ball Jackson County MS Heart Ball
  • 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. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Go Red For Women Inland Empire Lifestyle Change Award The American Heart Association, together with our Lifestyle Change Award Sponsor San Antonio Community Hospital, wants to recognize people who have made positive changes to improve their quality of life and health. No change is too small, and every accomplishment is significant.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Scientific Sessions Inquiry Form Scientific Sessions Inquiry Form
  • 11. Jump Rope For Heart Contact Form Jump Rope For Heart inquiry form
  • 12. Scientific Conferences Inquiry Form American Heart Association Scientific Conferences Inquiry Form
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Wear Red Day Cooking Demo Chef Kirsten Helle, recent winner of a Food Network show, will share her inspiring health story and cook her winning recipe! It all takes place as Pike Place Market celebrates Wear Red Day in their own special way. Join us Feb. 6, 2015 for this free, tasty and healthy celebration of healthy lifestyle in action?and Wear RED!
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. WSA Volunteer Forum WSA Volunteer Forum - A quarterly call facilitated by volunteer leaders for volunteer leaders. Discussions of relevant topics that will empower volunteers to implement lifesaving programs in their local communities.
  • 17. International Training Center Form Thank You page We're excited that you're interested in becoming an American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center (ITC).
  • 18. Multicultural scholarships target diversity gap Each year the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship Fund provides 16 tuition-focused scholarships of $2,500 for minority women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in healthcare fields. The deadline to apply for 2015 scholarships is Dec. 31, 2014.
  • 19. Montana Men Go Red For Women In a fun twist on a signature cause, more than 80 men gathered recently in Billings, MT, to celebrate ?Men Go Red For Women.? This inaugural breakfast event at St. Vincent Hospital raised nearly $5,000 for the cause in addition to St. Vincent Healthcare?s sponsorship.
  • 20. Heart Ready Workplace - Application Form Heart Ready Workplace - Application Form
  • 21. How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals
  • 22. Go Red For Women at Alderwood Mall The American Heart Association is calling on women to take action for a healthier heart with fun activities, resources and tips at Alderwood Mall. Know the keys to preventing heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, and celebrate the Go Red For WomenŽ movement. This event is free and open to all ages.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. GBA Hands-Only CPR We are looking for volunteers to teach Hands-Only CPR at events around the Bay Area. Experience with CPR as a provider or instructor is desired but if you have a strong desire to help, we can train you.
  • 25. GRA ISC Event Registration Form GRA ISC Event Registration Form
  • 26. Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Form
  • 27. Fulfilling Dreams Through Research Because of her congenital heart disease, Nina Linder?s doctor told her that she would probably never have children. ?That?s alright,? she thought, ?I?ll go to the Olympics instead.?
  • 28. Heartsaver Hero Tell Us Your Story Form Heartsaver Hero Tell Us Your Story Form
  • 29. Sacramento Go Red Total Makeover - Share Your Story Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy?s Gift Card!
  • 30. GRA Get With The Guidelines AFIB Conference Registration Form GRA AFIB Conference Registration Form
  • 31. 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.?
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Lidia Morales is a Double Winner She was only 33 years old when she was diagnosed with a very rare heart condition that required immediate open heart surgery. With no history of cardiovascular disease in her family, no high blood pressure or high cholesterol, the incident frightened her.
  • 34. 2015 Go Red For Women Casting Call Raising your voice and sharing how you or a loved one have overcome heart disease or stroke is the strongest action you can take. Too many women die each year because they are unaware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer. Go Red For WomenŽ is looking for women to share their heart stories and the choices they make to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, empowering others by example. Whether you are a survivor, have made a significant lifestyle change, or have another personal connection to heart disease, we encourage you to share your story with us. Women who share their stories have the chance to become a local spokesperson for the cause ? representing Go Red For WomenŽ in marketing materials, at events, online and in the media.
  • 35. Health Fair Request Form Health Fair Request Form
  • 36. GRA GWTG Stroke Module Abstractor Training Form Great Rivers Affiliate Get With the Guidelines Stroke Module Abstractor Training Form
  • 37. Las Vegas Lifestyle Change Award Nomination The American Heart Association wants to recognize individuals who have made positive changes to improve their quality of life and health. No change is too small, and every accomplishment is significant! Nominations for the Lifestyle Change Award can be submitted by friends, co-workers or relatives and individuals can nominate themselves.
  • 38. Cleveland Wellness Symposium Registration Form Cleveland Wellness Symposium Registration Form
  • 39. Women of Go Red - Puget Sound For more than 10 years, survivors and influential women from our community have shared their personal stories and the message of Go Red to the rest of Puget Sound. Meet our ambassadors for 2015.
  • 40. Sacramento Go Red Total Makeover Go Red Total Makeover Community Event: Friday, February 6 at Macy's at Arden Fair! Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy's Gift card!
  • 41. Tuscaloosa Go Red Luncheon
  • 42. Silent No More Registration Form Silent No More Registration Form
  • 43. James H. Gilliam, Jr Award Form James H. Gilliam, Jr Award Form
  • 44. Worksite Health Solutions Forum 2016 Workplace Health Solutions Forum Join the American Heart Association for this FREE semi-annual event that provides you the opportunity to learn and collaborate with other local wellness professionals.
  • 45. Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale Go Red Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale Go Red
  • 46. Smoke-Free Atlanta Form Smoke-Free Atlanta Form
  • 47. Portland Go Red Total Makeover Go Red Total Makeover Community Event: Friday, February 6 at Macy's in Downtown Portland! Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy's Gift card!
  • 48. Portland Go Red Total Makeover - Share Your Story Share your Go Red Total Makeover Story and you could win a $500 Macy?s Gift Card!
  • 49. ANCHOR WV Sign Up Form ANCHOR WV Sign Up Form
  • 50. Middle Tennessee Go Red Luncheon Nashville Go Red Luncheon


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%