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Where Do Your Donations Go?

Donations of:

  • $25 - Empowers 25 underserved African-Americans to help end stroke by educating them on topics such as risk factors, prevention and healthy eating.
  • $30 - Educates two healthcare providers via webinar about Get with the Guidelines-Outpatient or any of our programs that continually improve clinical care.
  • $50 - Provides information and inspiration to help four stroke survivors maximize recovery and independence with a subscription to Stroke Connection, a bi-monthly periodical and our biggest outreach to stroke families.
  • $100 - Engages 1,000 women to learn their risk of heart disease by conducting their own Go Red Heart CheckUps.
  • $300 - Can save lives by training more than 45 members of your community on essential CPR skills using our innovative CPR Anytime self-directed personal CPR kit.
  • $500 - Teaches more than 2,500 children how to avoid obesity and live longer, stronger lives through our nutrition and exercise educational materials.
  • $2,000 - Sends a heart disease or stroke survivor to our annual Heart and Stroke Lobby Day in Washington to educate decision makers about issues that affect the nation's cardiovascular health. Recent efforts include funding for education and prevention of childhood obesity.
  • $5,000 - Helps 9,000 individuals get active using online tools such as the Start! Walking Programs Tracker, which records physical activity.
  • $10,000 - Helps give 2,500 individuals a plan to live better through My Life Check Assessment, an online tool that calculates your personal heart score in just a few minutes.
  • $25,000 - Funds a one-year pre-doctoral fellowship to help a medical student begin a career in heart or stroke research. Research is the starting point for all scientific advances. Pacemakers, new forms of surgery and lifesaving drugs could not have been developed without thousands of hours and thousands of dollars first spent in research. The American Heart Association is proud to have funded research that has led to these and other important breakthroughs.

Source: American Heart Association