Heart on the Hill

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WSA advocates travel to Washington D.C.

The final week in June brought more than 300 American Heart Association volunteer advocates from across the country descended on Washington DC for our Heart on the Hill federal lobby day, aimed at “lifting the burden of heart disease and stroke.” More than two dozen survivors, researchers, caregivers, physicians and staff from the Western State Affiliate attended, sharing their personal stories of the [...]

“Heart on the Hill” is a hit

National Wear Red Day also coincided with our annual “Heart on the Hill” Lobby Day in Salt Lake City, Utah. Volunteers from across the state had a chance to learn lobbying tips from former legislators as well as receive training about polices like Tobacco to 21 and Safe Routes to Schools directly from Legislators and fellow volunteer advocates! Special thanks [...]

Wear Red Day in the WSA!

From Los Angeles to Seattle – communities everywhere celebrated Wear Red Day in style. Here is just a sampling of a few pictures that were submitted – beautiful! Thanks to all for your support of this special day. In Los Angeles, survivors Lilly Rocha, Crystal Flores, and Jessica Ocampo pause after modeling their gorgeous Macy’s red dresses next to Macy’s [...]