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  • 31. GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Toolkit GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Toolkit
  • 32. Oregon Kids Move With Heart Kids today are more inactive than any previous generation. This is a dangerous trend, since an inactive childhood is likely to lead to an unhealthy future filled with life-threatening chronic disease.
  • 33. 2015 Bardstown HeartChase 2015 Bardstown HeartChase
  • 34. 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk 2016 Clark & Champaign Counties Heart Walk
  • 35. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 36. Join Kids With Heart Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story. At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story. If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you. Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process. Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
  • 37. USNWR 2015 US News and World Report American Heart Association 2015 Hospital Recognition Ad
  • 38. American Heart Association Eat Less Salt & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Eat Less Salt cookbook includes lower-sodium recipes, a daily sodium tracker, tips and tools to help cut down on sodium in your diet. See sample recipes.
  • 39. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 40. HUDSON HAS HEART ! Hudson Has Heart, jump rope for heart, hoops for heart, American heart association


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%