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  • 11. Power To End Stroke - Los Angeles The Power Fitness Challenge was an overwhelming success in Los Angeles!Power To End Stroke is an education and awareness campaign in Los Angeles that embraces and celebrates the culture, energy, creativity and lifestyles of Americans. It unites people to help make an impact on the high incidence of stroke within their communities.
  • 12. Wear Red Day Cooking Demo Chef Kirsten Helle, recent winner of a Food Network show, will share her inspiring health story and cook her winning recipe! It all takes place as Pike Place Market celebrates Wear Red Day in their own special way. Join us Feb. 6, 2015 for this free, tasty and healthy celebration of healthy lifestyle in action?and Wear RED!
  • 13. Multicultural scholarships target diversity gap Each year the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship Fund provides 16 tuition-focused scholarships of $2,500 for minority women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in healthcare fields. The deadline to apply for 2015 scholarships is Dec. 31, 2014.
  • 14. Montana Men Go Red For Women In a fun twist on a signature cause, more than 80 men gathered recently in Billings, MT, to celebrate ?Men Go Red For Women.? This inaugural breakfast event at St. Vincent Hospital raised nearly $5,000 for the cause in addition to St. Vincent Healthcare?s sponsorship.
  • 15. White Bean and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus For a switch from the usual side dishes you have with lunch, try this easy-to-make hummus, served with raw veggies.
  • 16. Go Red For Women at Alderwood Mall The American Heart Association is calling on women to take action for a healthier heart with fun activities, resources and tips at Alderwood Mall. Know the keys to preventing heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, and celebrate the Go Red For WomenŽ movement. This event is free and open to all ages.
  • 17. Go Red Por Tu Corazón empowers Latinas On average, Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than other women and high-profile Go Red Por Tu Corazona luncheons held recently in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas are helping reverse that trend.
  • 18. American Heart Association One-Dish Meals Cookbook & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association One-Dish Meals cookbook has more than 200 all-in-one recipes. Get three sample recipes that will have you hooked on healthy cooking.
  • 19. Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Inland Empire Go Red For Women Lifestyle Change Nomination Form
  • 20. Fulfilling Dreams Through Research Because of her congenital heart disease, Nina Linder?s doctor told her that she would probably never have children. ?That?s alright,? she thought, ?I?ll go to the Olympics instead.?


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%