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A relentless force for longer, healthier lives.

Libraries with Heart

Libraries with Heart offers free access to blood pressure cuffs, just like borrowing a book, enabling residents to measure and manage their blood pressure effectively,

Hands-Only CPR


Discover how mastering CPR techniques can be the crucial factor in saving a life during an emergency.

Summer Side Dish

Summer side dish

Elevate your next summer barbecue with this perfect side dish recipe!

Help Others Survive Heart Disease & Stroke

You’re invited to be part of the next big breakthrough. Thanks to the power of supporters like you in our first 100 years, we’ve changed the way the world thinks about heart disease and stroke with advancements like the pacemaker and artificial heart valve. Donate now to get 2X MATCHED and help discover the next breakthrough in a new century of lifesaving.
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Events in Your Area

Baldwin Heart Walk

Location: OWA Parks and Resort

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2024 - 08:00 AM


Mobile Heart Walk

Location: University of South Alabama

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2024 - 08:00 AM


In Your Community

The American Heart Association is committed to driving equitable health impact in Alabama through five key priority areas: women, COVID-19, tobacco and vaping, patients, and healthy living. Equity is always at the center of our work, and it will continue to guide all that we do.

Through our focus on these key impact areas, and with collaboration among local organizations, sponsors, businesses, and others that serve the community, we are working to improve the health and well-being of Alabama citizens while saving and improving countless lives.

Throughout the state of Alabama, we’ve seen our community impact work grow, including efforts around creating avenues for greater access to care, expanding healthy food access and education, building a network of first responders through CPR kits in schools, supporting blood pressure screenings and education, and educating on the dangers of tobacco and vaping.

People are counting on us as never before. We at the American Heart Association, along with our supporters, will drive change, and we will be relentless.


For more than 40 years, Advocacy has had a mission-critical role in the American Heart Association's work. Our legislative and regulatory priorities help to mitigate risk factors and protect survivors in communities across the country. We support the enactment of evidence-based public policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.

Public policy advocacy is an essential strategy used by the Association to affect necessary and sustainable policy, system and environmental changes that help Alabama citizens build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Our efforts in Alabama and its communities are focused on the following policy areas: Tobacco and Vaping, Access to Care, and Medicaid Expansion.


Board Chairman
David Cox

Southern Company

Board President
Dr. James Davies


Leadership Development Chairman
Brian Edwards

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Ned Rand


Dr. Robert Dabal
Children’s of Alabama

Dr. Tom Eagan
Cardiovascular Associates

Nancy Goedecke
Mayer Electric (Retired)

Lori Goodson
Ernst & Young

Kevin Hanna
Medical Properties Trust

Dr. Ronald Lazar

Chief Cory Moon
City of Birmingham

Anntwinette Ragland
Southern Company

Dr. Regina Thompson
Fairfield City Schools

Be a Supporter with Heart

Join the American Heart Association as a volunteer! Our volunteers power our local events, educate our community, raise critical funds that save lives and are our biggest advocates.

Are you looking for ways engage your employees in compelling and impactful volunteer experiences! Our corporate volunteer activities are designed to drive equitable health impact in our communities and support the mission and priorities of the AHA to improve mental well-being nutrition security, rates of Hands-Only CPR use and blood pressure awareness.

Learn more about volunteering with the American Heart Association, please visit:


Contact Us


For mail only:
887 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Unit 110 
Mt Pleasant, SC  29464

Phone: (205) 510-1500

North & West Alabama (Gadsden, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa)

For mail only:
887 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Unit 110
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Mobile/Gulf Coast

For mail only:
2029B Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36609

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Heart and Stroke News

Find science-based stories about heart and brain health and inspiring survivor profiles from American Heart Association News.