Who We Are in Central Iowa

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SURVIVORS...

sharing their stories; passing on hope and knowledge; all who make healthy lifestyle choices; research advances as well as heart disease and stroke risk reduction mean that more people will be seated at the table for the next family holiday dinner.
 
VOLUNTEERS...


often family and friends of survivors who are concerned about what the future holds; our events could not occur without the energy and hours spent by our volunteers; sharing information to promote health and wellness
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DONORS...


our lifesaving work is funded by events such as Start! Heart Walks, Heart Balls, Go Red For Women Luncheons, Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart; by memorial gifts and donations to our workplace giving and mail campaigns. Individuals, corporations and foundations support our work with generous donations. Planned giving vehicles include wills, trusts, gift annuities and gifts of appreciated assets.
 
RESEARCHERS...
advancing surgical techniques, developing the artifical valve, pacemakers and cardiac stents; sharing results with the research community.
 
HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS...
hospitals implementing Get With the Guidelines to improve cardiac and stroke patient outcomes. Get With the Guidelines has impacted the lives of 2 million patients and counting; continuing education for physicians, nurses and other caregivers
 
COMMUNITY PARTNERS...
CPR Trainers; Health Alliances, parish nurses and churches

 
SPONSORS...
We are very grateful to all of the corporate and foundation sponsors of our events and programs.
 
STAFF...Local, state, affiliate-wide and national dedicated individuals committed to improving the heart health of our community
 

Together, We are Saving Lives...