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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The Heartbeat of SYKES Campaign National Heartbeat of SYKES Campaign
  • 3. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 4. 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...
  • 5. My Heart. My Life. Cleveland My Heart. My Life. Cleveland
  • 6. My Heart. My Life. - Western PA My Heart. My Life. - Western PA
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. My Heart. My Life. Youngstown OH My Heart. My Life. Youngstown OH
  • 9. Lobby Day 2013 This page will house print & digital materials for lobby day 2013.
  • 10. Marion County MS Heart Ball Jackson County MS Heart Ball
  • 11. Mid-South Heart Walk Mid-South Heart Walk
  • 12. Meet Marty in Illinois Kids With Heart - Marty V in Illinois
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 2014 Youngstown Heart Walk 2014 Youngstown Heart Walk
  • 15. Near tragedy inspires Jacob Ryan to help others Thanks to quick-thinking bystanders, Father?s Day continues to be a joyous occasion for Jacob Ryan. It could have turned out otherwise. Jacob was just six years old and celebrating at a friend?s birthday party when his dad collapsed. Mike Ryan was hit by sudden cardiac arrest. Two moms at the party reacted instinctively, giving him cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until emergency responders arrived.
  • 16. Santa Barbara Heart Ball supports Healthy Futures series Santa Barbara Heart Ball supports Healthy Futures series
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Extreme temperatures may raise risk of premature heart-related death original article page for simple science
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 2012 HeartChase Madeira 2012 HeartChase Madeira OH
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Heart-Check Mark: Non-Certifiable Foods The American Heart Association explains this list of non-certifiable foods for the Heart-Check mark program.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Common Tests for Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Common Tests for Congenital Heart Defects including Electrocardiogram, ECG, EKG, Chest X-rays, Echocardiogram, Cardiac Catheterization and Angiogram, magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, CT (Computerized Tomography) of the Heart, Transesophageal Echocardiogram, TEE, Special Heart Rhythm Testing, Holter Monitor, Event Monitor, Implantable Event Recorder, Exercise Stress Testing and Electrophysiology Study.
  • 28. Fluorescent particles might help predict heart disease original article page for simple science
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 2014 Philadelphia Heart Ball 2014 Philadelphia Heart Ball
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. History of the American Heart Association History of the American Heart Association
  • 33. What the American Heart Association means to me
    Karol Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
    ?Far too many of my family members have succumbed to heart disease or stroke. My grandmother died before I was born. My aunt died at 57. My father had a heart attack at 59. The work of the American Heart Association is vital to ensuring that we bring an end to this epidemic and these tragedies.? ?The American Heart Association means to me: The possibility that I will never again have to watch a loved one die needlessly from heart disease or stroke.?
  • 34. Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball
  • 35. Delicious Decisions: Greek-Style Chicken with Lemon-Pistachio Rice Greek-Style Chicken with Lemon-Pistachio Rice, American Heart Association One-Dish Meals.
  • 36. Thank You For Signing Up The American Heart Association thanks you for signing up for our Heart-Health E-newsletters.
  • 37. Youth advocate Gladdys Arboleda making an impact in Hawaii Hawaii high school senior Gladdys Arboleda is an energetic advocate for the American Heart Association (AHA). She joined our You?re The Cure network as part of her high school senior project which focuses on the role that sugar-sweetened beverages play in Hawaii?s obesity epidemic. Approximately one in three students entering kindergarten in Hawaii is already overweight or obese, and 56 percent of adults in the state are overweight or obese.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. TriCounty 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.
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. American Heartsaver Recognition Program The American Heartsaver Recognition Program is an initiativeof the American Heart Association's efforts dedicated to strengthening the Chain of Survival in our communities. Sudden cardiac arrest claims nearly 250,000 lives each year.
  • 43. Delicious Decisions: Gazpacho Pasta Salad Gazpacho Pasta Salad, American Heart Association Eat Less Salt Cookbook.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Ted Stream inspires Inland Empire Heart and Stroke Walk This has been a landmark year for the Inland Empire Heart & Stroke Walk in Ontario, CA. Chairman Ted Stream notes, ?In one day we were able to provide 5,000 people with free blood pressure screenings, echocardiograms, consultations with personal trainers and so much more. When you go to the Heart & Stroke Walk, you walk away with the tools and resources that you need to live a long, heart-healthy life ? and you have fun doing it.?
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Delicious Decisions: Southwestern Chicken Southwestern Chicken recipe from The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition. Get everything you need to make Delicious Decisions.
  • 50. Philly Heart Month and Go Red Activities Philly Heart Month and Go Red Activities


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • 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%