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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.


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%