Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Ave.,
Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA
BENEFICIARIES: Serving all women, men, children and
families in communities nationwide because everyone deserves
to live a healthier, longer life.
MISSION: The American Heart Association is the nation’s
oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting
cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22. 5
million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to build
healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
KEY EVENTS/INITIATIVES: We fund innovative
research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide
lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. Our
key events and initiatives include the Heart Walk, Heart Ball, Go
Red for Women, Together To End Stroke, Hands Only CPR, NFL
Play 60 Challenge, Get With The Guidelines, Jump Rope for
Heart and Hoops for Heart, just to name a few.
GET INVOLVED: The American Heart Association and
American Stroke Association values the time and talent of
volunteers to help create a healthier world. Whatever your
capabilities and interests are, we can find a volunteer opportunity that is right for you. To volunteer or find out about ways to
donate, please call 412/208-3550 or visit heart.org/Pittsburgh.
BENEFICIARIES: Individuals struggling with the disease,
their families and caregivers.
MISSION: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the
advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and
support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia
through the promotion of brain health.
KEY EVENTS/INITIATIVES: The Alzheimer’s
Association® is the largest nonprofit funder of dementia
research and has played a role in every significant dementia discovery in the past 30 years. The Association is the
leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for
critical Alzheimer’s research, prevention and care initiatives
at the state and federal level. Our annual fall Walk to End
Alzheimer’s® is our largest event to raise awareness and funds
for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
GET INVOLVED: Volunteers contribute in all aspects of
the Alzheimer’s Association including program services,
education, awareness, advocacy and development. We
provide a volunteer orientation and further training as needed.
Background checks are required for certain positions. If
interested, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at
1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/261-5040; Helpline: 1-800/272-3900