The Hope Heart Institute via Crowdrise
December 08, 2011
The Hope Heart Institute has a 50-year history of revolutionary medical advances and educational curricula that make heart disease - which is America's number 1 cause of death - more treatable, beatable, and preventable. Hope Heart is a Bellvue, Washington-based non-profit that could not exist without your support!
The Hope Heart Institute's mission is serving humanity through cardiovascular research and education. They are dedicated to preventing and treating heart and blood vessel disease, and to improving the physical, emotional and spiritual quality of life for all at risk of - or affected by - cardiovascular disease.
Heart Disease. It takes more lives than the next five causes of death combined. One person in this country dies of heart disease every 33 seconds. Men, women, children - everyone is vulnerable. What are you doing to protect your heart?
By the year 2020, Hope Heart will be a world leader is fighting the burden and impact of cardiovascular disease and stroke so that it's no longer the number one killer on the planet. By the year 2020, the Hope Heart education programs will be a national standard for health promotion and prevention of cardiovascular disease. By the year 2020, Hope Heart, as an organization, will be a nationally recognized model of cardiovascular research, education, board governance and employment. By the year 2020, Hope Hear will develop state of the art research programs in partnership with major research centers and organizations around the world. Lastly, Hope Hear will be invited to play a role in the elimination and prevention of cardiovascular and related disease in the global community.