Heather survived her heart attack because of supporters like you. Help keep your loved ones happy and safe in 2021 and beyond with a gift today.
Committing to equity and a full, healthy life for everyone
The American Heart Association is investing over $230 million in a sweeping effort to ensure equitable health for all. Through research, community solutions and other substantial work, the AHA is addressing barriers to health equity including structural racism, social factors that hurt people’s health and threats to rural health.
“I Wouldn’t Be Here Today Without All of You!”
Thanks to your support, Heather survived a major heart attack in her 20s. But, when a loved one has a heart attack or stroke every 40 seconds, we still have work to do. Kick off the new year with a gift that saves lives.
Top research advances of 2020
The American Heart Association, a leading funder of heart disease and stroke research, releases its annual selections of the year's top advances.
Yes, get vaccinated, but honor the three W's of social distancing
As vaccines roll out, commonsense precautions are critical defense against COVID-19.
The 2021 Stroke Hero Awards are currently accepting nominations through January 31
The Stroke Hero Awards are awarded in six categories to individuals and groups making an outstanding effort to educate, inspire and raise awareness about stroke locally or nationally.
News and Stories
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Events in Your Area
Step up to make a difference.
- Greater Washington Region Heart Ball, Location: Digital Experience, Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 07:00 PM
- Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction, Location: Various locations in DC, Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 05:00 PM
- American Heart Association Annual Golf Tournament, Location: Woodmont Country Club, Rockville, MD, Date: Monday, May 17, 2021 - 08:30 AM
- Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run & Walk, Location: Washington, DC, Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 07:15 AM
Discover a Simpler Way to Give
The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.
We Still Need Your Help
Every 40 seconds, a loved one still has a heart attack or stroke. Protect the hearts you love with a gift today.
Find volunteer opportunities that fit your time and talent.
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