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Bay Area Go Red BetterU

American Heart Association Go Red For Women logo. Go Red For Women is nationally sponsored by Macy's and CVS Health, locally sponsored by UCSF Health. BetterU: The Go Red Makeover that can change your life.

The American Heart Association is accepting applications for women who would like to participate in the 2018 Greater Bay Area Go Red For Women BetterU challenge - a challenge that could save your life.

What is BetterU?

Background: Research shows that most cardiac events can be prevented if women make small, yet life-saving choices for their hearts. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to make women aware of their risk for heart disease and provide inspiration to take action to reduce the risk.

Program Details:

  • "Give yourself the gift of 12 weeks; you'd be amazed at the changes you can make and the difference you will see in finding your BetterU." - 2016 participantLength of program: 12 weeks
  • Events are scheduled every Wednesday at 6 p.m.*
  • Program dates: The program will run from August 29 - November 14, 2018

Participant Requirements:

  • Attend at least 75% of classes (various San Francisco locations, Wednesdays at 6pm for 1 - 1.5 hours)
  • Must be 18 years or older to apply

We are looking for a diverse group of women in the Greater Bay Area who are ready to make a positive change to their health. Participant numbers are limited, so submit your application early.

Please download this PDF application, save it to your computer and email the completed application to Or mail it to:

American Heart Association
Attn: BetterU
426 17th Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA94612

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 17, 2018

If you have questions, please contact Leah Villanueva at, or 510-903-4042. We look forward to an exciting 12 weeks with you!


All applicants will be notified mid-August of application status. *Activites and times are subject to change without prior notice.