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  • 91. Little Hats, Big Hearts Central Coast Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Central Coast 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
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  • 93. Little Hats, Big Hearts Mississippi Knit or crochet hats for newborns Mississippi Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 94. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 95. HUDSON HAS HEART ! Hudson Has Heart, jump rope for heart, hoops for heart, American heart association
  • 96. What's In It For Your Clients/Patients and You The American Heart Association helps you learn how the Heart-Check mark supports your efforts to help your clients/patients eat healthy.
  • 97. Little Hats, Big Hearts Louisiana Knit or crochet hats for newborns Louisiana Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 98. Phoenix Stroke Check Stroke Check - Abrazo Community Health Network including Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 99. Little Hats, Big Hearts Tampa Bay Knit or crochet hats for newborns Tampa Bay Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 100. About - Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart Today 1 in 3 American children and teens is overweight or obese. Kids Cook With Heart / Teens Cook With Heart, the first American Heart Association program in the nation to integrate hands-on healthy cooking and nutrition with cardiovascular health education, aims to change that.


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%