Newsletter Feature - AK
Wear Red for Awareness
If we can turn the world red, we can change the future! On February 7th, join us for National Wear Red Day® to help raise awareness that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women.
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AHA's New Brand
For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives.
Meet the AHA's new president
The following story was originally posted on the American Heart Association News site on July 2, 2018.
Smoke-Free Indoor Workplaces Becomes State Law
Thanks to your continued support the last few years, on May 24th, Governor Walker finally signed our Smoke-Free indoor workplace bill (Senate Bill 63) that will make all indoor workplaces smoke-free. This has been a really long time coming and we are so happy that Alaskans will be protected from unwanted second-hand smoke in the workplace.
Advocacy Tips for Summer
Summer is the season for the beach, backyard picnics, and pool parties. But it's also the time to make a real difference in your community and improve your advocacy skills. Here are five easy things you can do this summer to be an even more powerful advocate:
American Stroke Month 2018
Did you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and preventable disability with 7 million American adults having had a stroke? Or that someone has a stroke every 40 seconds?
AHA'S Support Network
You’re not alone. Make our social support network your home.
ICYMI: February 8 – 14th was CHD Awareness Week
Did you know that we celebrated Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness week this month? With the crazy news cycle, heart month events, Black History month celebrations, and life getting in the way, it’s totally understandable that you may have missed it. But never fear, I’m here to give you some facts to share with your friends and family.
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Will You Wear Red?
I’ll be rocking my red February 2nd for National Wear Red Day®. Will you join me?
We're thankful for you!
As AHA Advocacy staff, we get to work alongside the most remarkable volunteers- like YOU! We get to see lives improved and lives saved as a result of the work we’ve done together, and for that, we're grateful.