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  • 21. Linda Pena Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border, Linda Peņa never thought twice about the cholesterol-laden fried beef tacos that were a staple in her family. Now she knows that poor heart-health doesn't have to be a way of life. Read her story of survival.
  • 22. Meet Local Heart Disease Survivor Doris Serota Doris Serota is a dedicated American Heart Association volunteer, transplant recipient, and heart disease survivor.
  • 23. Making the Stroke Connection: Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum This educational event will provide information and resources to the stroke survivor community through presentations, vendors and networking.
  • 24. Sean Maloney joins local board to advance stroke awareness in Silicon Valley Four years ago Sean Maloney was a top senior executive at Intel Corporation -- a well-respected leader, gifted speaker and innovator. Around Silicon Valley it was assumed he would take over as the next CEO at the high-tech firm in Santa Clara, CA. However, a stroke sidelined his career in February, 2010.
  • 25. Nancy Book's High Blood Pressure Story Losing weight information from The American Heart Association.
  • 26. Faces of Heart - San Antonio Faces of Heart details survivor stories in the San Antonio, Texas area.
  • 27. Support Network comes to life in Phoenix Stroke survivor Janice Edwards-Jackson is helping our new Support Network come to life in Phoenix, AZ. She notes, ?It?s nice to have others to identify with. You don?t understand something until you go through it.?
  • 28. Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration
  • 29. Lauren's Story YM child survivor story Lauren from 2011-2012 materials.
  • 30. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.


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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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%