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!
PACCAR is having their annual Fall Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, October 30th from 11am-1:00pm. Having two volunteers to hand out heart health information would be wonderful!
Citrix in Redmond is having a Heath Expo on November 3rd from 11am -1 pm and would love to have a few volunteers there to represent the AHA and pass out information on Signs & symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke.
HCCMCA (Health Care Cost Management Corporation of Alaska) in Bothell is having a health fair on October 25th from 8am-12 and is requesting volunteers to talk about the importance of heart health and pass out information!
Speaker Needed For Health Events!
To celebrate Go Red and Women’s health, Vitality Pilates is having a ‘Be Well’ event on November 20, 2014 from 5:30-7. They are expecting around 30 people to attend, and would love to have a speaker there to talk about heart disease.
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!
Other volunteer opportunities
The American Heart Association is hosting its annual Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, October 11th. Volunteers are crucial to making this event run smoothly and WE NEED YOU! There are opportunities to volunteer on both Friday, the day before the event, and at the event on Saturday. SIGN UP HERE!
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!
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.
Help Out with HeartChase!
On November 15th, the American Heart Association will be hosting a HeartChase on the University of Washington’s campus. HeartChase is a new event that will take several teams throughout UW’s campus where they will engage in team challenges to complete checkpoints in the quickest time possible.
There will be ten checkpoints total, and a starting location – Game Central – where food and other activities will be set up. We will need a total of 50 volunteers for this fun filled day. The first shift, from 8:30am to 12:00pm, will include helping set up and then either running a checkpoint or a booth during the event which will start at 11:00am. The second shift, from 12:00 to 3:30 will, will continue running the checkpoints and booths until the event ends at 2 and then helping clean up. We would love your help in running this event! If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions about the event please contact Elly Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the HeartChase website at www.heartchaseseattle.org.
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!