Friday, February 6, 2009

Today is Go Red for Women Day

Did you know that today, February 6th is Go Red for Women Day? That’s right. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's nationwide campaign to wipe out heart disease, the #1 killer of women. This effort celebrates our power to band together and fight back. One in three women dies from cardiovascular disease—and that number is simply too high. The good news? There's something we can do about it. It's time to take charge and give your heart the love it deserves!

Companies and individuals are going red for women today by wearing red (Macy’s is a major sponsor and has a huge Wear Red Sale today), joining the Go Red for Women movement, and more. When you sign up as a coordinator/ host you'll get free, downloadable tools to help you plan and execute your Wear Red Day. They're available on your registration confirmation email. Get your company involved and host a Go Red for Women Reception. Give every woman who is wearing something red a small gift from your company or a sponsoring company.

By joining the Go Red For Women movement (it’s free), you become part of the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America. Your involvement in the movement can help save lives of mothers, sisters, aunts, daughters, grandmothers, best friends, and other women just like you!Here are some of the things you receive when you join the Go Red for Women movement:

A red dress pin you can wear proudly to show you're part of the movement

A monthly e-newsletter (opt-in below) filled with heart-healthy tips, events and programs, news, recipes, promotions and more

Access to exclusive merchandise on Shop Go Red with proceeds benefiting Go Red For Women

Access to the American Heart Association's message boards, where you can connect and share the ways you Go Red, including favorite motivational tips and recipes

Free subscription to Heart Insight magazine, the American Heart Association's quarterly publication that gives you authoritative, practical advice on cardiovascular health

There’s also Conversations from the Heart: A Go Red For Women Discussion Guide to get the conversation going about heart health. Share it with your HR representative, employer, coworkers, family, friends.

You can read personal stories & share yours

Take the Go Red Heart CheckUp

By wearing red and making a donation, you'll help the American Heart Association support ongoing research and education about women and heart disease.

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