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  • 31. Rise Above Heart Failure: Queen Latifah's Story Read how Queen Latifah and her mother Rita Owens have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 32. Maine Survivor Gathering Join us for the inaugural Go Red Survivor Gathering. This free event, from 5:30pm-6:45pm, is open to heart and stroke survivors to meet and chat with other survivors. Starting at 7:00, Pat Kirby, former Baltimore detective, FBI agent and inspiration for the character Clarisse in The Silence of the Lambs, will speak.
  • 33. Heart survivor - Karen Grant Heart survivor - Karen Grant
  • 34. Rise Above Heart Failure: Rita Owens' Story Read how Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 35. Nowell's Story: Co-workers Revive Heart Nowell's Story: Co-workers Revive Heart
  • 36. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 37. Ronald & Janie James "It's great that losing weight makes us look better, but the real benefit is better health."
  • 38. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program in the Western States Affiliate (WSA) that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 39. DontDieofDoubt_survivors Don't Die of Doubt - know the signs of a heart attack and call 911. Meet the survivors featured in the campaign
  • 40. Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.


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American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%