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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. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 3. Jumping at the chance to help others Jumping at the chance to help others, Jim McEldowney of Snoqualmie, WA, is a physical education teacher who inspires kids to jump at the chance to help others...
  • 4. Las Vegas chef proves healthy foods taste good Go Red Por Tu Corazón continues to create excitement in Las Vegas celebrating the energy, passion and power of Latinas working together to wipe out heart disease. Local volunteers include Chef Leticia Gardea who was a featured speaker at the second annual Go Red Por Tu Corazón luncheon highlighting American Heart Month on Feb. 23.
  • 5. Lobby Day 2013 This page will house print & digital materials for lobby day 2013.
  • 6. Marion County MS Heart Ball Jackson County MS Heart Ball
  • 7. Meet Marty in Illinois Kids With Heart - Marty V in Illinois
  • 8. American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook & Sample Recipes See sample recipes from the American Heart Association Quick & Easy cookbook that has more than 200 delicious, easily prepared recipes for a family on the go.
  • 9. Near tragedy inspires Jacob Ryan to help others Thanks to quick-thinking bystanders, Father?s Day continues to be a joyous occasion for Jacob Ryan. It could have turned out otherwise. Jacob was just six years old and celebrating at a friend?s birthday party when his dad collapsed. Mike Ryan was hit by sudden cardiac arrest. Two moms at the party reacted instinctively, giving him cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until emergency responders arrived.
  • 10. Santa Barbara Heart Ball supports Healthy Futures series Santa Barbara Heart Ball supports Healthy Futures series
  • 11. Lancaster Heart Chase Ultimate City-Wide Scavenger Hunt ? Game On! for a Great Cause! Getting active is a whole lot of fun with HeartChase?, a new community event to promote healthy living and support a great cause! Teams race to complete heart healthy challenges, solve puzzles, uncover clues and collect as many points as possible. Proceeds benefit your local American Heart Association.
  • 12. Extreme temperatures may raise risk of premature heart-related death original article page for simple science
  • 13. My Heart. My Life. The American Heart Association's My Heart. My Life. healthy living initiative helps people understand what it means to be healthy and empowers them to take action. Recent events in Alaska ? the Anchorage Heart Run and Fairbanks Heart Walk ? are among this initiative?s many activities bringing communities together across the Western States Affiliate to advance the fight against heart diseases and stroke.
  • 14. 2012 HeartChase Madeira 2012 HeartChase Madeira OH
  • 15. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 16. Chef Anthony Vidal promotes healthy eating The connection between healthy eating and better living is personal for Chef Anthony Vidal of Las Vegas, NV. He has Type 2 diabetes and a family history of heart-related illnesses. This father of three is taking steps to assure his family will not soon experience the heart-breaking loss of another loved one. Diabetes claimed the lives of both his mother and aunt over the past two years.
  • 17. Heart-Check Mark: Non-Certifiable Foods The American Heart Association explains this list of non-certifiable foods for the Heart-Check mark program.
  • 18. Chef Phillip Dell shares cooking insights Sharing the amazing possibilities for a healthy, tasty diet with those who want to eat better is Chef Phillip Dell?s goal in life. He is an award winning chef who has won top honors at the American Heart Association?s Flavors of the Heart food festival in Las Vegas, NV. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder and three-time world champion power lifter who shifted to a healthier lifestyle by losing 92 pounds and keeping it off for years.
  • 19. 2015 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2015 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 20. Fluorescent particles might help predict heart disease original article page for simple science
  • 21. Heart-Check Mark: 1995 to Today The look of the Heart-Check mark has changed over the years, but you can you can trust that it always represents the sound science and expertise of the American Heart Association.
  • 22. 2014 Philadelphia Heart Ball 2014 Philadelphia Heart Ball
  • 23. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 24. What the American Heart Association means to me
    Karol Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
    ?Far too many of my family members have succumbed to heart disease or stroke. My grandmother died before I was born. My aunt died at 57. My father had a heart attack at 59. The work of the American Heart Association is vital to ensuring that we bring an end to this epidemic and these tragedies.? ?The American Heart Association means to me: The possibility that I will never again have to watch a loved one die needlessly from heart disease or stroke.?
  • 25. Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball
  • 26. Thank You For Signing Up The American Heart Association thanks you for signing up for our Heart-Health E-newsletters.
  • 27. Youth advocate Gladdys Arboleda making an impact in Hawaii Hawaii high school senior Gladdys Arboleda is an energetic advocate for the American Heart Association (AHA). She joined our You?re The Cure network as part of her high school senior project which focuses on the role that sugar-sweetened beverages play in Hawaii?s obesity epidemic. Approximately one in three students entering kindergarten in Hawaii is already overweight or obese, and 56 percent of adults in the state are overweight or obese.
  • 28. 2015 Kids at Heart Fashion Show 2015 Kids at Heart Fashion Show
  • 29. Walk the Walk for Heart Health One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
  • 30. Heart Ball marks 54 years as premiere fundraiser in Phoenix Heart Ball Twenty Thirteen commemorated 54 years as the premier annual fundraiser and social event benefitting the American Heart Association (AHA) in Phoenix, AZ. Since 1959, the event has raised over $30 million to fund life-saving research and local educational programs.
  • 31. American Heartsaver Recognition Program The American Heartsaver Recognition Program is an initiativeof the American Heart Association's efforts dedicated to strengthening the Chain of Survival in our communities. Sudden cardiac arrest claims nearly 250,000 lives each year.
  • 32. Hoops For Heart making a difference in Oregon youth facilities The Oregon Youth Authority has joined the fight against heart disease and stroke through our Hoops For Heart program. The initial Youth Market event was held at Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility in Salem with over 50 young men participating.
  • 33. Ted Stream inspires Inland Empire Heart and Stroke Walk This has been a landmark year for the Inland Empire Heart & Stroke Walk in Ontario, CA. Chairman Ted Stream notes, ?In one day we were able to provide 5,000 people with free blood pressure screenings, echocardiograms, consultations with personal trainers and so much more. When you go to the Heart & Stroke Walk, you walk away with the tools and resources that you need to live a long, heart-healthy life ? and you have fun doing it.?
  • 34. Lisa Satchfield inspires Start Training Inspiring other stroke survivors to never give up is why Lisa Satchfield sets the pace for our Start Training program in Orange County, CA. She survived a stroke nearly seven years ago and has participated in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association?s marathon training program for five seasons.
  • 35. Welcome Kathy Rogers The American Heart Association (AHA) has named Kathy Rogers, a longtime AHA executive, as the new Western States Affiliate Executive Vice President. She succeeds Roman Bowser, who retired after almost 39 years of service with the AHA.
  • 36. 2013 Heart Smart Challenge 2013 Heart Smart Challenge Altoona PA
  • 37. Kids Cook With Heart Program Application Whole Foods Market, in partnership with the American Heart Association(AHA), is thrilled to invite your school to apply to receive AHA's Kids Cook With Heart program, funded by a Whole Foods 5% Day on April 9th at stores throughout the Northern California and Reno region.
  • 38. New Hampshire Heart and Stroke Walk My Heart.My Life is the American Heart Association?s groundbreaking campaign to help Americans live healthier lifestyles by focusing on healthy living and creating healthy mindsets through a range of education, advocacy, and community efforts that reinforce the value of eating well and being physically active. My Heart. My Life will help the AHA to reach our 2020 impact goal of reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association?s signature fundraising event, which promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment. The Heart Walk brings together companies, families and their teams to fight heart disease and stroke. Your company can enter one or several teams that walk and raise money together for the event. The camaraderie and friendly competition brings team members together for a very worthy cause. Companies and coworkers reap the many benefits of good health and teamwork including an increase in company pride leadership skills, community spirit and employee morale.
  • 39. My Heart. My Life. Youngstown OH My Heart. My Life. Youngstown OH
  • 40. 36th Annual Current Cardiovascular Modalities: Heart and Stroke Conference This professional education conference for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners caring for heart and stroke patients across the continuum of care will be held at the Melville Marriott in Melville, NY
  • 41. 2014 Stark County Heart Walk 2014 Stark County Heart Walk
  • 42. 2015 Southern Delaware Heart Walk-Dover 2015 Southern Delaware Heart Walk-Dover
  • 43. My Heart. My Life. Canton My Heart. My Life. Canton
  • 44. 2015 Lake & Geauga Counties Heart Walk 2015 Lake & Geauga Counties Heart Walk
  • 45. 29th Annual Holiday Heart 5K Run The Holiday Heart 5K Run is a fun family event where you can run competitively or for fun to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 46. Sign Up For the Heart At Work E-Newsletter When you sign up for the American Heart Association's Heart At Work quarterly e-newsletter, you'll receive tips to help you include wellness in the day-to-day of your employees. Learn more.
  • 47. Volunteer Opportunities in the Tacoma Area No matter what your story or your passion is we have an opportunity for you to volunteer in the Tacoma, WA area! Volunteers play a vital role in accomplishing our mission to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 48. WSA Heart Hero Kit To ensure that our Western States Affiliate Kids With Heart have all they?ll need to be a heart ambassador for the American Heart Association, we equip each child with their very own ?Hero Kit? filled with all they?ll need to teach others how they can save lives.
  • 49. America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk Heart Walk
  • 50. Greater Westerly Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself. Walk with friends, family members and coworkers and get moving together! When you join the Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives. Each walker on your team is asked to raise money to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.
  • 51. Monmouth and Ocean Counties Heart Ball The Heart Ball celebrates: our work and mission; our donors and volunteers; and ? most importantly ? the lives saved and improved because of everyone?s effort.
  • 52. Young at Heart - Namya Malik makes stroke awareness a top priority ?When my mother suffered a stroke two years ago, I barely knew what a stroke was,? says 15-year-old Namya Malik of Mercer Island, WA. ?I was oblivious to its severity and consequences. Seeing her live with her disabilities has really motivated me to raise awareness about stroke.?
  • 53. 2015 Heart Walk of Western Kentucky 2015 Heart Walk of Western Kentucky
  • 54. Northeastern Maine Heart Ball Join us for an exciting evening where we will "Light Up Your Night" at the Go Red Gala for Northeastern Maine.
  • 55. 2015 Capital Region Heart Walk 2015 Capital Region Heart walk
  • 56. 2015 Lancaster Heart Walk 2015 Lancaster Heart Walk
  • 57. 2014 Berks County Heart Walk 2015 Berks C5unty Heart Walk
  • 58. 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Heart Walk 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Heart Walk
  • 59. 2015 Youngstown Heart Walk 2015 Youngstown Heart Walk
  • 60. Keep Fruits & Vegetables Fresher Longer The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers this information on how to keep fruit and vegetables fresh longer.
  • 61. 2015 Cranberry Township Heart Walk 2015 Cranberry Township Heart Walk
  • 62. GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure2 GRA Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure
  • 63. Upcoming YP NYC Events Calendar Join the NYC Young Professionals at their various events throughout the year.
  • 64. American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals is the one cookbook every family needs. See sample recipes here. See 80 color photographs and 150 recipes in the book.
  • 65. Tampa Bay Heart Walk Tampa Bay Heart Walk
  • 66. South Georgia Heart Walk South Georgia Heart Walk
  • 67. 2015 Erie Heart Ball 2015 Erie Heart Ball
  • 68. Harlem Go Red Fo Women Educational Forum Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum
  • 69. National Heartbeat of SYKES Campaign National Heartbeat of SYKES Campaign
  • 70. Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack Infographic People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not the same.
  • 71. Rochester Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself. Walk with friends, family members and coworkers and get moving together! When you join the Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives. Each walker on your team is asked to raise money to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.
  • 72. Metro Atlanta Heart Walk Metro Atlanta Heart Walk
  • 73. Seattle Tacoma Heart Walks Walk or run with us and support our mission by celebrating survivors, inspiring others to live active lifestyles, and raising money for cardiovascular research. Join the 2014 Puget Sound or Tacoma Heart and Stroke Walks!
  • 74. Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk The American Heart Association's Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 75. Dutchess Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 76. Simple Cooking with Heart for Kids The American Heart Association offers this demonstration guide with kid-friendly recipes to spark young people?s interest in food, cooking and health.
  • 77. Ignite Kids At Heart - Columbus
  • 78. New York City Mission: Lifeline New York City Mission: Lifeline Mainpage
  • 79. 2015 Central Kentucky Heart Walk at Keeneland 2015 Central Kentucky Heart Walk at Keeneland
  • 80. 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.
  • 81. Collier Heart Walk Collier Heart Walk
  • 82. Delicious Decisions: Cookbooks and Recipes from American Heart Association Cookbooks from Healthy Slow Cooker to Quick & Easy: all filled with delicious healthy recipes from the American Heart Association.
  • 83. Heart of the Commonwealth The Heart of the Commonwealth event, which will attract more than 400 who?s who of Central Massachusetts, is the annual social event benefiting the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
  • 84. American Heart Association One-Dish Meals Cookbook & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association One-Dish Meals cookbook has more than 200 all-in-one recipes. Get three sample recipes that will have you hooked on healthy cooking.
  • 85. USNWR 2014 US News and World Report American Heart Association 2014 Hospital Recognition Ad
  • 86. My Heart. My Life. Akron My Heart. My Life. Akron
  • 87. 2015 Middletown Area Heart Walk 2015 Middletown Area Heart Walk
  • 88. Million Hearts Infographic Text Version Million Hearts Infographic Text Version
  • 89. My Heart. My Life. Lackawanna Luzerne PA My Heart. My Life. Lackawanna Luzerne PA
  • 90. Metro Jackson Heart Walk Metro Jackson Heart Walk
  • 91. 2015 Ignite Heart Ball 2015 Columbus Heart Ball
  • 92. Heart Insight Magazine and Monthly HI e-News Sign Up Each month our heart-health e-newsletters are packed with reliable, science-based news, tips and tools about managing your condition and improving your heart (and overall) health with a new recipe every month.
  • 93. West Tennessee Heart Walk West Tennessee Heart Walk
  • 94. My Heart. My Life. Western Kentucky My Heart. My Life. Western Kentucky
  • 95. My Heart. My Life. Louisville KY My Heart. My Life. Louisville KY
  • 96. American Heart Association Golf Classic - A Joel Hamroff Memorial Tribute The Long Island Golf Classic held at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho is an excellent networking opportunity while promoting exercise and physical activity.
  • 97. Brevard Heart Walk Brevard Heart Walk
  • 98. 2015 Butler County Heart Walk 2015 Butler County Heart Walk
  • 99. Jeff Bunch helps launch Social Media Ambassador program Even if you can't attend AHA/ASA events or support the organization as a volunteer, you can do a lot of good just by liking or sharing a Facebook post, or Retweeting posts from the association and its ambassadors.
  • 100. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk


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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%