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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Walkers raise more than $1 million in Los Angeles County More than 16,000 people participated in Heart & Stroke Walks held in seven cities in Los Angeles County this fall, raising more than $1 million to fight heart disease and stroke. This year the Greater L.A. Heart & Stroke Walk extended its reach to four additional cities, doubled walker participation and engaged more than 300 hundred volunteers.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Southern New Jersey Fall 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.
  • 6. Morris County Heart Walk & 5K Run 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.
  • 7. Essex County 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Mercer County 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.
  • 10. Somerset-Hunterdon Heart Walk Heart Walk for Hunterdon and Somerset counties to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers, heart disease and stroke.
  • 11. 2014 Stark County Heart Walk 2014 Stark County Heart Walk
  • 12. Greater Union County 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.
  • 13. America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk Heart Walk
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Bergen-Passaic Meadowlands 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.
  • 16. Buffalo Niagara Heart Walk More than 1,500 Western New Yorkers are expected to take steps to improve their heart health at the Buffalo Niagara Heart Walk.
  • 17. Tampa Bay Heart Walk Tampa Bay Heart Walk
  • 18. South Georgia Heart Walk South Georgia Heart Walk
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Metro Atlanta Heart Walk Metro Atlanta Heart Walk
  • 21. 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!
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Heart Walk 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Heart Walk
  • 24. Collier Heart Walk Collier Heart Walk
  • 25. Central Georgia Heart Walk Central Georgia Heart Walk
  • 26. Metro Jackson Heart Walk Metro Jackson Heart Walk
  • 27. 2014 Lancaster Heart Walk 2014 Lancaster Heart Walk
  • 28. West Tennessee Heart Walk West Tennessee Heart Walk
  • 29. 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk 2013 Central Ohio Heart Walk
  • 30. AHA Orange County Recognizes Union Bank as the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top National Heart Walk Team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.


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
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%