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How to Start a Go Red Fundraiser


by Nora Bass

Heart disease is the number one killer in women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. We need you to make a difference.

Wondering how you can make a difference? Learn how to start a Go Red Fundraiser!

We’ve made significant strides in the battle for women against heart disease in the last 10 years since the first National Wear Red Day. The death rate for women and heart disease has dropped in the last 10 years, women’s guidelines created by the American Heart Association have educated millions of healthcare providers to recognize and treat heart disease in women, and the number of women aware of their No. 1 killer has jumped from 22% to well over 50%. We couldn’t make positive changes without donations by individuals like you. So help us keep going for another 10 years! The AHA uses all revenues from local and National Go Red For Women activities to support awareness, research, education and community programs to benefit women.

Start a Go Red For Women Fundraiser to help support women like you. It’s easy. Here’s how.

1. Go to the Wear Red Day Fundraiser page.

The Fundraiser page is located on the Wear Red Day hub.

2. Set up your own Fundraiser page.

Select whether you would like to register as an individual or as a group. If you register as a group, you can share your fundraising page with coworkers, friends in your social group, supporters in your organization — anyone!

3. Complete the form.

Select your fundraising amount (options range from $500 to $25,000) and complete your personal information. You can also select to receive a free Red Dress pin and special offers on merchandise from ShopHeart.

That’s it! Now you’re set up to raise funds and help women fight heart disease. Your support makes all the difference to real women like you.

Want more information? Use these tools and resources or learn more ways to donate to Go Red For Women.