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  • 31. Houston Gulf Coast Events Thank you for visiting our Houston/Gulf Coast Events page. You can find more events going on in the area by going to http://www.heart.org/houston.
  • 32. Westchester Fairfield Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red For Women (GRFW) is the American Heart Association?s national movement, created by women, for women, dedicated to uncovering the truth about women and heart disease.
  • 33. Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association?s national movement to make women aware of their risk for heart disease.
  • 34. Capital Region Go Red For Women Luncheon Hundreds of Capital Region women will come together for this inspiring and educational day to join the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death among women.
  • 35. Dutchess-Ulster Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red Luncheons are wonderful social events where women dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise.


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%