American Heart Association

Charlotte

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A Culture Of Health

 

Our mission is to create a world free of heart disease and stroke - a world where everyone can achieve the best possible health - and it starts right here in Charlotte. That's why we must come together to solve complex issues that affect this generation and generations to come. 

Making An Impact Together

As a member of the community, you have an important role to play in helping to improve the long-term health of the Greater Charlotte Area. 

 

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure affects nearly half of all adults in the U.S. Visit one of our self-monitoring blood pressure kiosks in Charlotte at Goodwill Opportunity Campus and Camino Community Center and learn how to Check.Change.Control. your hypertension, today!  

Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives

Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR. As a bystander, your actions can help by giving Hands-Only CPR when you see a teen or adult collapse.

 

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Healthy For Good

You don’t need a guilt trip. We know you know. You want to be Healthy For Good. And we’re here to help inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well.

Your Voice Matters

We will only beat heart diseases and stroke if we work together. In North Carolina, we support and advocate for public policies that will prevent cardiovascular diseases. This year we are advocating for policies that focus on closing the health insurance coverage gap, elevating physical education in schools, increase funding for state tobacco prevention programs and building communities that promote physical activity. 

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Volunteer With Heart

The American Heart Association depends on the time and talent of volunteers to help us create a healthier world, free of heart disease and stroke. Whatever your capabilities, interests or schedule may be, we can find a volunteer opportunity that's right for you. 

Contact Us

128 South Tryon St., Suite 1588
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone (704) 417-5751

For media inquiries contact Lynn Grayson at lynn.grayson@heart.org or (704) 417-5755.

 

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