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  • 1. Union Bank is top Heart Walk team in the nation Our long-time supporter Union Bank was named the No. 1 Heart Walk team in the nation for 2012. Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 2. Union Bank is 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team Congratulations to our longtime supporter Union Bank, N.A., which has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team.
  • 3. AHA Central Coast Recognizes Union Bank as the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top National Heart Walk Team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.
  • 4. American Heart Association Recognizes Union Bank as 2013 Top Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top Heart Walk Fundraising Team in the country, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the No. 1 fundraising team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.
  • 5. My Heart. My Life. - Puget Sound Start! something special in the Puget Sound area.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Greater Hartford Heart Walk The Greater Hartford Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 8. Central Maine Heart Walk Enjoy lots of fun activities, health screenings, food, music and more at the Central Maine Heart Walk at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn.
  • 9. Hudson County Heart Walk Heart Walk at Liberty state park to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
  • 10. Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk The Rocky Neck Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.


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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%