Do You Know Fact from Fiction when it comes to Heart Health?
Making an Impact
The 2018 Cotes du Coeur wine auction, chaired by 1heart2lives Key Sponsors Tim and Terri Gallagher, raised a record-setting amount for the American Heart Association. Watch the highlight reel here to learn more!
Total Donations Raised at Cotes du Coeur 2018
We are a community of heart health supporters who work to raise awareness, funds, and support for the American Heart Association, organ donation, and other heart-related organizations. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, and is mostly preventable through a commitment to living a positive and healthy lifestyle. We bring people together to help change lives.
We are a community of heart-health supporters
How to Contribute
There are many ways to be a part of the 1heart2lives community! Supporters can share their story of how they’ve been impacted by a heart event, or how they’re working on changing their lives to prevent a heart event in the first place. We also sell goods through our shop to make generous donations to the American Heart Association and other heart-related organizations.
Giving of all kinds creates a positive ripple effect for everyone
HOW A HEART EVENT CHANGED EVERYTHING
Key 1heart2lives sponsor Tim Gallagher experienced a widow-maker heart attack in 2014. Since then he’s been committed to supporting the organizations who save lives through their tireless research and education efforts.
WHY 1HEART2LIVES CONTRIBUTES
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, but most people are still unaware how it affects them. We work to help educate and connect people to change the heart health outcome for everyone.
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Stories with Heart
We feature stories about the experiences of real people who have had heart events, underwent heart transplants, and are working to change their lives through new, heart-healthy habits. Every story aims to educate and inform the reader in order to save lives.
Share Your Story
Have you or a loved one experienced a heart event? Are you currently working to change your life to prevent a heart event in the first place? Do you work in the heart health field and have an idea or story you want to share with our readers? Then we want to hear from you!
We feature articles about scientific advancements in the heart health field, new research about ways to protect your heart, posts from guest bloggers, ideas for improving and maintaining your health, and interesting stories related to heart health.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much of each sale is donated to heart-related charities?
Depending on the cost of the item we donate anywhere from 10% to 100% of the proceeds from each sale. Each item lists how much we donate from that particular sale so you can shop knowing how much is being given from your purchase.
What’s the benefit of joining the email list?
We send our subscribers new stories directly to their inbox, plus free downloads (like a printable CPR guide), and every so often fun discounts to our shop!
How do you find people to feature in Stories with Heart?
Many people sign up through our Contact form. We also reach out to people through social media (usually Instagram), and referrals from others who have already shared their story. We look to feature people from a wide variety of ages and backgrounds to highlight how heart disease does not discriminate.
I have a blog related to healthy living and/or heart health and I’d like to submit a guest post. What should I do?
Wonderful! We love featuring the ideas of others working to help people live happier, healthier lives. Just scroll down a little bit and fill out the Contact form below.
Do you have a story to share? Are you interested in learning more about how you can be a part of the 1heart2lives community? Just have a question? Contact us here!