Iowa Has Heart is an awareness campaign developed by the Iowa Heart Foundation providing education on the prevention of heart disease - the leading cause of death in the United States.
We invite you (and your teams) to show that You Have Heart by taking the PLEDGE and getting involved in a variety of ways:
Iowa Has Heart Sample Social Media Posts
Iowa Has Heart Stories
The following individuals have shared their Iowa Has Heart stories to create awareness of AEDs (automated external defibrillators). Click on each of their names to read their story.
Ottumwa Has Heart 5K
The Ottumwa Has Heart 5K Run/Walk was held in April 2022 and raised $10,000. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Iowa and Wapello is one of the most impacted counties. Proceeds for the event will support heart health initiatives in southeast Iowa.
Fort Dodge Has Heart 5K
The Fort Dodge Has Heart 5K Run/Walk was held in September 2022. Proceeds from the event will support heart health initiatives in southeast Iowa.