Welcome to Heart Month

February is all about saving the hearts you love from cardiovascular disease. Double your impact to help raise awareness for healthy hearts, thanks to a $100,000 matching gift from Dr. Matthew and Mrs. Stephanie Austin.

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The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

It’s no longer just about wearing red; it’s no longer just about sharing heart health facts. It’s about all women making a commitment to stand together with Go Red and taking charge of their own heart health as well as the health of those they can’t bear to live without. Making a commitment to your health isn’t something you have to do alone either, so grab a friend or a family member and make a Go Red Healthy Behavior Commitment today. 


Nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat.
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One Is Too Many

Cardiovascular disease claims the lives of 1 in 3 women.

Join us this February to raise awareness because losing even one woman is not an option.

American Heart Month Digital Experiences

Tune in for new and exciting digital experiences on the topics that matter most to you each week during American Heart Month.

Go Red For Women has all kinds of ways to get involved and use your talents.

You’ll be fighting for yourself, for those you love, and for women all over the world. You’ll make lifelong friends, and more importantly, you’ll make a difference!

Join the Go Red Movement
Learn different ways to donate
Show up and show support Go Red at events nearby

You want to learn about signs, symptoms and risk factors?

If you or a love one have been diagnosed or you are a caregiver for someone with a cardiovascular condition, all the information out there can be overwhelming.

Take your time reading through our information and be sure not to overwhelm yourself. We're here for you.

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You can join Research Goes Red!

The AHA’s Go Red for Women® movement and Verily’s Project Baseline have joined forces to launch Research Goes Red and are calling on women across the United States to contribute to health research.

By joining Research Goes Red, you can:

  • Contribute through clinical research, surveys, focus groups
  • Only participate in the studies that you're interested in, no obligation
  • Help shape the future of disease management and care
  • Learn about your own health while helping improve health for all
  • And more

Research Goes Red

Congratulations! You've taken the first step to living healthy.

Great choice!

Your purchase of every official Go Red for Women® product supports the fight to end heart disease and stroke in women.

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How will you Go Red?

Find your perfect fit for National Wear Red Day®, happening Feb. 5th, 2021. Shop the Go Red Collection and support our fight against women’s No. 1 killer with every purchase.

Shop the entire Go Red Collection

Your gift DOUBLED for Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease is still the No. 1 killer of Americans. Protect the hearts you love with a gift today, when every dollar will be DOUBLED to keep families healthy and happy, thanks to a $100,000 matching gift from Dr. Matthew and Mrs. Stephanie Austin.

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