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  • 91. SouthWest Affiliate Power Sunday Register your church or organization for this year's Power Sunday program.
  • 92. Tips for Eating Breakfast Heart-healthy dining out tips for eating breakfast from The American Heart Association.
  • 93. Health Care Reform and You Health Care Reform and You: how the new health reform laws will affect you
  • 94. Top 5 Must-Have Kitchen Tools The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches the five essential kitchen tools that won't break your bank.
  • 95. Physical Activity Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
  • 96. Health Insurance Options If You Lose Your Job The American Heart Association explains what your health insurance options are if you lose your job.
  • 97. Health Insurance Options for Children The American Heart Association discusses resources and health insurance options for children.
  • 98. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 99. Staying Motivated For Fitness Staying motivated to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day can be hard. The American Heart Association offers these tips to keep you going.
  • 100. Healthy Post-Play Snacks The American Heart Association offers some great ideas for healthy post-play snacks.


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%