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NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY – First Friday in February


National Wear Red Day - First Friday in February

National Wear Red Day – First Friday in February

NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY

National Wear Red Day is observed annually on the first Friday in February.

Heart disease and stroke kill one in three women. These diseases are 80 percent preventable according to Go Red for Women’s official website.

Go to www.goredforwomen.org for more information.

 

HOW TO OBSERVE

The National Wear Red Day campaign has revved up its red!

  • Wear red to show your support for saving women’s lives
  • Show us how you Go Red on your social media profiles using #GoRedWearRed
  • Donate to help raise funds for awareness and research.  Get your red gear at shopheart.org and a portion of every purchase goes back to the programming and mission of the American Heart Association.
  • Know your numbers.  Find out more about your risk factors at the American Heart Association website.
  • #GoRedGetFit – earn prizes and get health while fighting heart disease with the American Heart Association.  Find out more at GoRedForWomen.org or join the challenge on Facebook GoRedGetFit.

HISTORY

The Go Red for Women campaign started in 2004 when the American Heart Association took on the challenge of raising awareness about the number 1 cause of death in women.

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