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We're Feeling Grateful
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. As You’re the Cure volunteers, you share personal stories of loved ones...
10 Nov 2015
Rayme Elliott: A You're the Cure Advocate We are Thankful For
The Western States Affiliate is extremely grateful for California advocate Rayme Elliott, who decided to take action after tragedy struck her family. Unfortunately, Rayme’s son Logan passed away at 14 months due to a cardiac arrest caused by a heart defect. Had Logan been screened for this condition...
20 Nov 2012
Mark Miller: A You're the Cure Advocate We are Thankful For
The Greater Southeast Affiliate is extremely thankful for their rock star Alabama advocate, Mark Miller. After being inspired by his daughter Mary Beth, who has congenital heart defect, Mark is a tireless advocate for Pulse Oximetry screening in newborns, which can detect these heart defects early in...
19 Nov 2012
Yolanda Dickerson: A You're the Cure Advocate We are Thankful For
The Mid-Atlantic Affiliate is thankful for Yolanda Dickerson, an advocate for over 10 years who is committed to reducing heart disease and stroke in her community. Her journey with the American Heart Association has led her to participate in five National Lobby Days in Washington D.C., as well as meeting...
17 Nov 2012
Carrie McLeod: A You're the Cure Advocate We are Thankful For
As our ongoing series of You're the Cure Advocates that we are thankful for continues, the folks of the Midwest Affiliate cannot stop talking about one of their own volunteers: Carrie McLeod. They all collaborated to write the following about Carrie: We call Carrie “the glue” that...
16 Nov 2012
Jim Bischoff: A You're the Cure Volunteer We are Thankful For
During the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, AHA staff are taking time and recognizing a volunteer they are most thankful for. Melissa Brown, Grassroots Director for the Great Rivers Affiliate, wrote the following about a special volunteer in their area: Jim Bischoff of Ohio. Jim is a longtime AHA...
13 Nov 2012
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