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  • 21. 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.
  • 22. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 23. Go Nuts (But just a little!) The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the nutritious benefits on eating heart-healthy nuts.
  • 24. Eat Heart Smart Filipino Style This eating guide has been especially developed for those who enjoy Filipino cuisine. Eat Heart Smart, Filipino Style
  • 25. The Will to Fight Heart Disease The Will to Fight Heart Disease
  • 26. Learn to Make Homemade Tomato Sauce The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to make homemade tomato sauce.
  • 27. The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition & Sample Recipes The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition is American Heart Association's flagship heart-healthy cookbook with 150 new recipes. See sample recipes from 600+ recipes in the book.
  • 28. Safe Temperatures for Cooking Meat and Poultry The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the safe temperatures for cooking meat and poultry.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. KCWH Media Our Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart programs have been featured in many large local publications and television news broadcasts. Getting the word out about how this program transforms lives is important to growing awareness and expanding the reach of the program. Check out some of this fantastic coverage:


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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%