Upcoming Events >

Sat, August 29, 2015

Sat, Nov 7, 2015

Sat, Feb 6, 2016



"Building Healthy Hearts and Lives" is our passion at Iowa Heart Foundation!

Our aim is to promote cardiovascular health in Iowa communities and organizations. To accomplish this we commit to:

  • Community Service - Increasing awareness on cardiac health and related services
  • Professional Education - providing access to emerging information on cardiac health
  • Charitable Services - assisting those with a determined financial need to obtain cardiac healthcare services

Who is Iowa Heart Foundation? Feel free to access more information on our programs/services on the links below:

Contribution Information

100% of funding remains within Iowa serving Iowans and their communities.

If you would like to assist us in furthering cardiac health and awareness and are fortunate enough to have the financial means to do so, please consider contributing a tax-deductible donation.

Please click here make your contribution today.


Latest Updates

2015 Nursing Scholarships

The Iowa Heart Foundation offers nursing scholarships to Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines and other nursing programs in Iowa. Please contact the Foundation office (515-633-3555)for an application beginning April 10. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. June 1.

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

One Dime at a Time

The Iowa Heart Foundation was designated the One Dime at a Time recipient for January, February, and March at Whole Foods Market(WFM) in West Des Moines. WFM customers donated more than $1800 by contributing a dime at a time when using recyclable bags. Together we are making a positive impact on the local community and environment one dime at a time!

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

AED Placements

AEDs (automatic external defibrillator) were donated to the American Legion Post #403 /Iowa Veterans' Reception Center in Van Meter (January 13), the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency with sites near Tracy (Feb 26) and Malcolm (Feb 27), and the Central Decatur Community Schools in Leon (March 24). The AEDs are funded by proceeds from the annual "Run For Your Life' event in August.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

Run For Your Life run/walk

Save the Date! The 8th Annual Run For Your Life run/walk event will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Des Moines Water Works Park. Pre-registration is $30 while event day registration is $40. Brochures will be available in late May. New in 2015: Register as part of a team (Team Name on t-shirt) and Earn a medal by collecting donations totaling at least $100.

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Cindy Conroy

© 2011 Iowa Heart Foundation • Design by futura