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  • 81. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Winter 2016 Legacy of Heart Newsletter Winter 2016
  • 82. 2015 Lancaster HeartChase 2015 Lancaster OH HeartChase
  • 83. Little Hats, Big Hearts Greater Bay Area Knit or crochet hats for newborns! Join the Greater Bay Area 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
  • 84. 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:
  • 85. Memorial Gong tribute inspires Anchorage Heart Walk This year Casey Sullivan had the honor reading 11 names that are currently engraved ? including his brother Harvey P. Sullivan, whom the family lost to heart disease when he was in his 40?s.
  • 86. Morris County Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 87. Heart Mash Registration Form Article page to house Heart Mash Registration Form.
  • 88. Heart Walk is Jasmine's birthday bash Jasmine Winning?s first birthday was a bit of a miracle. She was diagnosed with a rare heart defect before birth and was the veteran of two surgeries before she was a year old on Sept. 23.
  • 89. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Holiday 2015 Legacy of Heart Fall 2015
  • 90. Catherine Smith learns to jump with impressive results William Smith died on December 27, 2012 from cardiovascular disease. His daughter Catherine was a shy fourth grader then and remembers thinking, ?I didn?t know how I would go on.?


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%