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Results for '2013'
  • Results 1 - 10 of about 43

  • 1. The Heartbeat of St. Rose The Heartbeat of St. Rose, Volunteer Voice, April 2013, Julie Gebhardt, Pepper Steppers
  • 2. Durazo and Anderson are WSA Volunteers of the Year The Western States Affiliate 2012 Volunteers of the Year are Ray Durazo and Jeffrey L. Anderson, M.D., who are honored for distinguished commitment to the mission of the American Heart Association during the year and over time.
  • 3. Cori Fowler spreads AHA message in Uganda ?It is important that these parents and children understand that Hands-Only CPR is a safe and easy procedure,? Cori Fowler explains.
  • 4. Awareness and treatment are top priorities Awareness and treatment are top priorities, Volunteer Voice, April 2013, Susie Fisher
  • 5. Los Angeles volunteer inspires youth Los Angeles volunteer inspires youth. Helping youth develop leadership and wellness traits is a professional passion for Christine J. Oh, Ph.D.
  • 6. Young professionals engaging peers in AHA mission A wave of energetic volunteers is evolving among young professionals dedicated to engaging their peers in the American Heart Association?s lifesaving mission. Their efforts have attracted elite participants to recent high-profile events in California and Arizona.
  • 7. My Heart. My Life. The American Heart Association's My Heart. My Life. healthy living initiative helps people understand what it means to be healthy and empowers them to take action. Recent events in Alaska ? the Anchorage Heart Run and Fairbanks Heart Walk ? are among this initiative?s many activities bringing communities together across the Western States Affiliate to advance the fight against heart diseases and stroke.
  • 8. The American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksites Program Requirements The American Heart Association explains the unique requirements of the Fit-Friendly Worksites program and determine where your organization fits in or what you would like to achieve in the future at your worksite.
  • 9. Students pump up exercise on YouTube Students pump up exercise on YouTube, Yeba Buena High School, Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 10. 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


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  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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%