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  • 1. Walking trumps massage for improving life after stroke original article page for simple science
  • 2. You can walk your way to good heart health original article page for simple science
  • 3. Green tea, coffee may help lower stroke risk original article page for simple science
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Paula Battle walks her way to better health Paula Battle walked her way to better health four years ago and is dedicated to helping others do the same. ?Walk, Walk, Walk,? she tells everybody. ?If you can move, you can walk and be fit.?
  • 6. Scientific Sessions 2010: Fun Walk/Fun Run Fun Walk/Fun Run article page for 2010 Scientific Sessions Science News Website.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. New York State Heart Walks All American Heart Association heart walk events for New York State listed here.
  • 9. Capital Region Heart Walk The Capital Region Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's signature fundraising event, promoting physical activity and heart-healthy living in a casual, fun environment.
  • 10. Owning a Pet May Protect You from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains owning a pet may protect you from heart disease.
  • 11. National Walking Day - Individuals and Community Organizations Individuals can sign up for the American Heart Association's National Walking Day using this form.
  • 12. North Country Heart Walk at Saratoga Springs Please join thousands of your friends and neighbors from the Saratoga and Glens Falls region at The North Country Heart Walk.
  • 13. Central Maine Heart Walk Enjoy lots of fun activities, health screenings, food, music and more at the Central Maine Heart Walk at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Hudson County Heart Walk Heart Walk at Liberty state park to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
  • 16. National Walking Day - Schools Schools can sign up for the American Heart Association's National walking day using this form.
  • 17. Fairfield County Heart Walk Get information about the American Heart Association's 2015 Fairfield County Heart Walk.
  • 18. Union Bank is 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team Congratulations to our longtime supporter Union Bank, N.A., which has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team.
  • 19. National Walking Day Event in Portland Join the American Heart Association and Martin's Point Health Care to celebrate National Walking Day.
  • 20. Shoreline 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.
  • 21. 9th Annual National Walking Day National Walking Day is part of the American Heart Association?s ?My Heart. My Life.? initiative, a nationwide call-to-action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
  • 22. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • 23. AHA Central Coast 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.
  • 24. 2014 Mercer & Lawrence Counties Heart Walk 2014 Mercer County heart Walk
  • 25. Rocky Neck Heart Walk The Rocky Neck Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 26. National Walking Day - Companies Companies can sign up for the American Heart Association's National walking day using this form.
  • 27. 2013 Northeast PA Heart Walk - Wilkes-Barre 2014 Northeast PA Heart Walk - Wilkes-Barre
  • 28. Stretches for Walking The American Heart Association gives these basic stretches to help you get ready for walking or any physical activity.
  • 29. Southern Tier Heart Walk The Southern Tier Heart Walk will be held on a new date & at a new location this year: SUNY Broome Community College Ice Center, Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 9am ? 1pm.
  • 30. Simple Cooking with Heart Registration The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart Registration Form.
  • 31. Simple Cooking with Heart Resources The American Heart Association Simple Cooking with Heart Resources.
  • 32. Walk This Way! With AHA Walking Paths You don't have to walk alone. The American Heart Association has thousands of walking paths to help you get more active, both as part of an overall fitness plan and to reduce risk factors for heart disease and stroke.
  • 33. North Country Heart Walk The North Country Heart Walk will be held at the Watertown Fairgrounds Arena on April 26, 2014.
  • 34. 2014 Fayette County Heart Walk 2014 Fayette County Heart Walk
  • 35. Greater New Haven Heart Walk The Greater New Haven Heart Walk is fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 36. American Heart Association Recognizes Union Bank as 2013 Top Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top Heart Walk Fundraising Team in the country, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the No. 1 fundraising team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.
  • 37. Southern New England Heart Walk The Southern New England Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment. The event draws companies, survivors, friends and families to form teams for a 2-mile or 3.5-mile walk. Many walk in honor or in memory of loved ones to raise awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke. This year, the 25th Anniversary event will be chaired by Vic Vetters, Vice President and General Manager of NBC10/WJAR! Funds raised through the Heart Walk fund lifesaving research and education in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
  • 38. Dave Hassell connects with Stroke Network Dave Hassell had always been told he was too stubborn for his own good. That worked in his favor when he suffered a stroke at the age of 49.
  • 39. 2014 Washington/Mon Valley Heart Walk 2014 Washington/Mon Valley Heart Walk
  • 40. Berkshire County Heart Walk The Berkshire County Heart Walk is back! This fun family event is a great place to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 41. Syracuse Heart Walk The 2015 Syracuse Heart Walk will be held at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College on Saturday, March 28, from 8am ? 12pm.
  • 42. Greater Hartford Heart Walk The American Heart Association is getting America walking at the Greater Hartford Heart Walk!
  • 43. 2013 Seattle and Tacoma Heart and Stroke Walks Survivors, community teams, corporate teams and thousands of supporters step out for the Heart and Stroke Walk in Seattle and Tacoma every year. Walk or run a non-competitive 5K or the one-mile survivor route walk. Whether you dash or stroll, you?ll have a fun time at the Heart and Stroke Walk in support of a great cause. The walk is open to all ages, and features activities for the whole family. Survivors of heart disease and stroke get honorary red caps.
  • 44. 2014 Harrison County Heart Walk 2014 Harrison County Heart Walk
  • 45. 2014 Wilmington Heart Walk 2014 Wilmington Heart Walk
  • 46. 2014 Westmoreland County Heart Walk 2014 Westmoreland County Heart Walk
  • 47. 2014 Erie Heart Walk 4rie Heart Walk
  • 48. Southern Maine Heart Walk The Southern Maine Heart Walk is a casual 3.5 mile walk around the pristine Back Cove Pathway.
  • 49. Long Island Heart Walk The American Heart Association?s Long Island Heart Walk will take place at Jones Beach, Field 5.
  • 50. 2014 Mason Dixon Heart Walk 2014 Mason Dixon Heart Walk


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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%