Help us ensure everyone in Des Moines has the opportunity to live longer, healthier lives.
Healthy for Good
Living healthy and free of disease makes a critical difference in quality of life. That’s why we’re working to raise awareness about the vital effect lifestyle has on health and helping communities form healthy habits.
Show You Have Des Moines At Heart
You can make a difference by lending your support to help improve the long-term health of Des Moines.
Give and get matched to help end heart disease and stroke.
Make a donation to the American Heart Association this May and it’ll be MATCHED, up to $500,000, to help fund innovative research, advocacy, and education efforts.
Join the fight to end heart disease and stroke by attending a local event!
- Central Iowa Heart Walk, Location: Iowa State Capitol, Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 09:00 AM
- The Heart of Des Moines Heart Ball, Location: Community Choice Convention Center, Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 05:00 PM
- 2022 Des Moines Go Red for Women , Location: The Sheraton, Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM
CPR & First Aid Training
Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™ now. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. When a person has a cardiac arrest, immediate CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Prepare to save a life, find a CPR course near you today.
Leading with Survivors
Piper is dancing her way through life. She just had another successful surgery this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Her parents share how they are inspired by her every single day, but they are not in the clear yet.