Guest Blogger Donna Kato: Daily Reminders

Donna Kato is the Communications and Marketing Director for the American Heart Association in the Silicon Valley and North Central Coast, California and Boise, Idaho markets. She was a journalist for most of her career and became a media relations professional in 2009. She started working for the American Heart Association in April 2016. As I start my second year [...]

56th Annual Phoenix Heart Ball raises over $1,000,000!

As the most prestigious social event in Phoenix, the Heart Ball is a true celebration of the generosity of the Phoenix community. With over 600 guests in attendance, this year's Heart Ball was the culmination of Chairman Kimberly Afkhami’s yearlong mission to fight heart disease and stroke and promote healthy living in Arizona and across the nation. The enchanting evening [...]

Parade magazine features Len Gutman

For so many of us, the AHA mission is our own personal journey. That’s certainly the case for Len Gutman, the Director of Philanthropy for our Phoenix division. Len’s journey is chronicled in last Sunday’s Parade magazine. His family history of heart disease caught up with him at age 45. In spite of his healthy lifestyle choices, Len had a [...]