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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Walk the Walk for Heart Health One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
  • 3. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 4. AHA Orange County 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.
  • 5. Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 6. Hall County Heart Walk Hall County Heart Walk
  • 7. AHA Central Valley Recognizes Union Bank as 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.
  • 8. Jackie Leonard leads Oahu Walk fundraising for 13 years Jackie Leonard led individual fundraisers for the 13th consecutive year at the Oahu Heart Walk ? she has raised over $100,000 for the fight against heart disease and stroke. Her commitment to our mission and an understanding of how it will improve and save lives is why.
  • 9. Team Chloe celebrates Super Hero in Anchorage Team Chloe is one of the Alaska division?s top Heart Walk teams, dedicated to a spunky 18-month-old who is a local Heart Super Hero. Chloe?s parents Ron and Melanie Miller were alerted she would likely be born with heart problems ? but they had no idea how serious it would be when she arrived on July 27, 2013
  • 10. Northshore Heart Walk Northshore Heart Walk
  • 11. AHA Los Angeles 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.
  • 12. AHA Ventura 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.
  • 13. AHA Inland Empire 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Putnam Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself. Walk with friends, family members and coworkers and get moving together! When you join the Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives. Each walker on your team is asked to raise money to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.
  • 16. AHA Seattle Recognizes Union Bank as the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 ? 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.
  • 17. Jackson County Heart Walk Jackson County Heart Walk
  • 18. Charlotte County FL Heart Walk Charlotte County FL Heart Walk
  • 19. Anchorage Lifestyle Change Nomination The American Heart Association of Anchorage, together with our Lifestyle Change Sponsor Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, wants to recognize people who have made positive changes to improve their quality of life and health. No change is too small, and every accomplishment is significant. Nominations for the Lifestyle Change Award can be submitted by friends, co-workers and relatives. In addition, individuals are welcome to nominate themselves. Winners will be selected by a volunteer committee.
  • 20. Greater Union County Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 21. Heart Walk is Jasmine's birthday bash Jasmine Winning?s first birthday was a bit of a miracle. She was diagnosed with a rare heart defect before birth and was the veteran of two surgeries before she was a year old on Sept. 23.
  • 22. Capital Region Heart Walk Join thousands in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Hear moving stories from survivors, enjoy a health screening, breakfast, lunch from Subway, the Kids Zone, and a heart-healthy 1- or 3-ile walk.
  • 23. Morris County Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 24. Suncoast Heart Walk Suncoast Heart Walk
  • 25. West Alabama Heart Walk Tuscaloosa Heart Walk
  • 26. Gulf Coast MS Heart Walk Gulf Coast MS Heart Walk
  • 27. Broward Heart Walk Broward Heart Walk
  • 28. Memorial Gong tribute inspires Anchorage Heart Walk This year Casey Sullivan had the honor reading 11 names that are currently engraved ? including his brother Harvey P. Sullivan, whom the family lost to heart disease when he was in his 40?s.
  • 29. Middlesex County Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 30. 2015 Southern Delaware Heart Walk-Georgetown 2015 Southern Delaware Heart Walk-Georgetown
  • 31. Northeast Alabama Heart Walk Northeast Alabama Heart Walk
  • 32. Wall Street Run & Heart Walk A competitive run and non-competitive walk. More than 11,000 people from throughout the five boroughs are expected. In addition to the three mile course, participants will enjoy free health screenings, nutrition and fitness demonstrations, information and product sampling.
  • 33. 2016 Toledo Heart Walk 2016 Toledo Heart Walk
  • 34. Baldwin County Heart Walk Baldwin Heart Walk
  • 35. Big Bend Heart Walk Big Bend Heart Walk
  • 36. First Coast Heart Walk First Coast Heart Walk
  • 37. America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk Heart Walk
  • 38. West Tennessee Heart Walk West Tennessee Heart Walk
  • 39. 2016 Erie & Huron Counties Heart Walk 2016 Erie & Huron Counties Heart Walk
  • 40. Mobile Heart Walk Mobile Heart Walk
  • 41. Northwest Florida Heart Walk Northwest Florida Heart Walk
  • 42. Greater Acadiana Heart Walk Greater Acadiana Heart Walk
  • 43. Jones County Heart Walk Jones Heart Walk
  • 44. New Orleans Heart Walk New Orleans Heart Walk
  • 45. Metro Jackson Heart Walk Metro Jackson Heart Walk
  • 46. Metro Atlanta Heart Walk Metro Atlanta Heart Walk
  • 47. Bergen-Passaic Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 48. Greater Westerly Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 49. 2015 South Central Kentucky Heart Walk 2015 South Central Kentucky Heart Walk
  • 50. Greater Knoxville Heart Walk Greater Knoxville Heart Walk


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • 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%