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  • 1. Marion County MS Heart Ball Jackson County MS Heart Ball
  • 2. Orange County - Who We Are The American Heart Association in Orange County is hard at work to make an impact on your life by empowering you and your loved ones to live healthier lives and enjoy more peace of mind about heart disease and stroke.
  • 3. Kern County - Who We Are Kern County Who We Are - The American Heart Association in Kern County is hard at work to make an impact on your life by empowering you and your loved ones to live healthier lives and enjoy more peace of mind about heart disease and stroke.
  • 4. Don Hamman – YOU are Why As a survivor of heart disease and bypass surgery at age 45, I have been blessed with the proverbial ?second chance? and reminded that we are called to ?love your neighbor as yourself.?
  • 5. Cynthia Durda rallies Orange County women Before Cynthia Durda?s father passed away of congestive heart failure in 2010, he said to her, ?Take care of yourself. If I could have prevented this, I would have.?
  • 6. Little Hats, Big Hearts - Orange County and San Diego Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Orange County and San Diego, CA Little Hats, Big Hearts project. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born in February at participating hospitals
  • 7. Orange County Stroke Check2 Placentia-Linda Hospital, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 8. HeartChase - Butler County, OH HeartChase - Butler County, OH
  • 9. Stanislaus County Stroke Check2 Stroke Check - Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Doctors Medical Center of Modesto and Emanuel Medical Center are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 10. Orange County Media and Key Contacts Orange County American Heart Association Media and Key Contacts


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%