Health fairs are a great opportunity to reach out to our community to spread our mission of cardiovascular health. By attending and passing out heart health handouts, you will be raising awareness for what the AHA does and our mission!
The Ballard Landmark is hosting a health fair and we would love to have someone from the AHA/ASA to represent us and give out heart health information. The New Year, New Year health fair 2015 will take place on January 22nd from 10am-3pm. Please contact us if available!
Speaker Needed For Health Events!
Grandview Village and Retirement & Assisted Living in Marysville is looking for a speaker to come to talk about Staying healthy after heart attack and Stroke to their residents. They are very flexible on the date, and just need to have 2 months advance notice. Contact us if interested!
Holland American Princess would like to host a speaker in downtown Seattle any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday in February from 12-12:45 for a talk about Heart health to their employees! They are also looking for someone to talk about Stroke Awareness any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday in May 2015.
Des Moines Library is looking for someone to give a talk about Women’s Heart Health on March 7th from 1-2. We would love to have one of our volunteers to do this!
Woodmont Library in Des Moines is hoping to have a speaker come and talk about Stroke Awareness on Wednesday, April 8th from 7-8:30.
Federal Way Library would love to have a speaker come on Monday March 9th from 7-8:30pm to talk about sodium and heart health.
Have a strong interest in Sodium? If so the Burien Library is looking for you! They are hoping to have a sodium awareness talk on Wednesday April 29th at 7:00 pm.
Intellectual Ventures in Bellevue is looking for a volunteer to come and talk to their staff about heart health. And we need you to make this happen! They are flexible on the date, Tuesday-Thursday 2/17-2/19 is preferred!
Covington Library is looking for a volunteer for April 14th, 2015 to do a presentation on Sodium. Let us know if you are interested!
Other volunteer opportunities
Become a Social Media Ambassador! By incorporating American Heart Association messages throughout your social media networks you can help your local AHA office spread heart disease and stroke prevention messages in your local community. Simply complete our registration form to get started or contact us for more details! This is an easy way to be an engaged volunteer that is sometimes too busy to come out to events!
Lobby Day-Tuesday February 3rd
Would you like to help the American Heart Association make Washington a healthier place? If so join us Tuesday February 3 in Olympia as we ask legislators to fund important programs that are vital to building a healthier Washington.
We will ask lawmakers to prioritize funding for:
- Safe Routes to School – a program that makes it easier for kids to safely walk and bike to school
- Tobacco Prevention – for every one dollar invested in prevention five dollars is saved
- Improved cardiovascular and stroke patient care – invest in building a strong system of care so that cardiovascular and stroke patients receive the best care
- Training will be provided as well as lunch for attendees. Carpooling can be arranged as well just let us know and we will work with you.
Would you like to help out in the office at the AHA in downtown Seattle? A few events each month come up that would be great to have volunteers to help with, some activities include: helping with stroke mailings, and learning the ropes of answering the phones. Scheduling is flexible depending on the task. Interested? Give us a call!
Heart Walk Logistics Committee
Help plan one of the biggest fundraisers of the year at the AHA by joining the Heart Walk logistics committee. Volunteer capacity ranges from procuring donations to planning logistics of the event. Contact Sheryl McGrath at email@example.com or see here for more information.
The AHA’s Garden Community is a collaborative online community where gardeners of all ages, skill levels, and garden settings join to share knowledge, information, and expertise on gardening and garden based education. Check it out here!