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Results for ' 2013'
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  • 1. Numbers don't lie ?Numbers don?t lie,? notes one of our Latina volunteers. ?I finally found something that helps my family see that they need to take care of their health.? She is referring to Heart 360, the American Heart Association on-line tool that helps people monitor blood pressure as part of their overall heart health, while also providing helpful advice and information.
  • 2. The Heartbeat of St. Rose The Heartbeat of St. Rose, Volunteer Voice, April 2013, Julie Gebhardt, Pepper Steppers
  • 3. Help your family by cooking at home Preparing home cooked meals helps your family live a healthier lifestyle, which is especially important for Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association makes cooking at home easy with our Simple Cooking With Heart program. Juntos, March 2013
  • 4. Utah volunteer helps Latinos take charge of their health Utah volunteer, Brenelly Flores, helps Latinos take charge of their health
  • 5. Awareness and treatment are top priorities Awareness and treatment are top priorities, Volunteer Voice, April 2013, Susie Fisher
  • 6. Los Angeles volunteer inspires youth Los Angeles volunteer inspires youth. Helping youth develop leadership and wellness traits is a professional passion for Christine J. Oh, Ph.D.
  • 7. Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit Resources The American Heart Association offers these Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit Resources
  • 8. Students pump up exercise on YouTube Students pump up exercise on YouTube, Yeba Buena High School, Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 9. Union Bank is top Heart Walk team in the nation Our long-time supporter Union Bank was named the No. 1 Heart Walk team in the nation for 2012. Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 10. Health Equity programs a top priority The Western States Affiliate is a leader in Health Equity programs, providing handy tools to help those at high risk for heart disease and stroke make healthier lifestyle choices. We work with Latino community groups to reach out in creative ways.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%