Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women – killing more women
than all forms of cancer combined. Most women don’t notice the
symptoms of heart disease until it’s too late, which is why
heart disease has been called the silent killer. But we won’t be
The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women is
asking all women to Go Red by wearing red, living a
healthy lifestyle and speaking red by spreading the message that
heart disease is killing our mothers, daughters, sisters, and
For more than a decade, millions of women have united to raise
their voices about this silent killer. While we’ve made
remarkable progress, nearly 1,100 women are still dying each
day. But, with your help, many more lives can be saved by. You
Go Red by wearing RED on National Wear Red Day, Friday,
February 7, 2014. Show the world you are part of a movement
that’s aimed at raising awareness about women’s No. 1 killer.
Join Go Red For Women. Visit GoRedForWomen.org to
learn how you can get involved.
Go Red by speaking red and sharing information about
heart disease prevalence, symptoms and prevention with your
friends and family. Keep the women in your life informed about
how they can make heart healthy lifestyle choices and reduce
their risk for heart disease.
Raise your voice and sharing how you or your loved ones have
overcome heart disease is the strongest action you can take.
Go Red For Women is encouraging all women who have been
impacted by heart disease to speak red by telling their personal
stories of diagnosis, treatment and survival against women’s No.
Help Go Red For Women end heart disease in women by
making a donation to fund critical, women-related research and
“For ten years, women have been fighting heart disease
individually and together,” said Kali Wulff, Special
Events Director of the Northwest Division of the American Heart
Association. “More than 627,000 women’s lives have been saved,
but the fight is far from over. Go Red For Women is about much
more than wearing red. It’s about living a longer, stronger life
and encouraging your love ones to do the same.”
So far, joining in the America Goes Red campaign in Toledo this
February and going red are Mercy, ProMedica Fostoria, ProMedica
St. Lukes, Interrupt Marketing, and Wood County Hospital.
www.GoRedForWomen.org or call 419-740-6167 to find
out more about Wear Red Day and Go Red For Women.