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Step-by-Step Instructions for Implementing a Successful Heart Walk Program

General Resources

  • Steps to Online Registration and Fundraising - 1-2-3 steps for getting started as an online Heart Walk fundraiser.
  • Registration Instructions for past participants
  • Additional Guide to Online Fundraising - steps for registering and using the online Heart Walk tools.
  • "How to" video - YouTube videos show you how to register online, share your story, send emails, enter offline gifts, and view your reports.
  • Ways to Share Your Story
  • Customizable Heart Walk Poster - Poster to display company and event information.
  • Prize Postcard - Postcard with Heart Walk prize details.
  • Prize Incentives - Win great prizes by fundraising.
  • Social Networking Tools - Spread the work about your participation in Heart Walk through your social networks.
  • Guide in En Español
  • Frequently Asked Questions - Have questions?  We have answers.
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    Company Leader Resources  
  • Company Leader Guide - Seven pages packed with information for company leaders -  from recruiting team coaches to empowering your walkers to raise money and achieve their goal. 
  • Timeline Template - This Heart Walk campaign timeline can help you organize and execute your plan.
  • Sample Heart Walk announcement letter
  • Sample Recruitment Emails - These email templates make it easy for company leaders to get the word out to employees about your company's Heart Walk.
  • Team Coach Kick Off Agenda Template - Use this meeting agenda to rally your Team Coaches and get your campaign off to a great start.
  • Team Coach Job Description - Here are the nine steps Team Coaches will want to take to make the campaign a success.
  • Creating a Heart Healthy Workplace
  • Walker Recruitment Email - Sample email messages for Company Leaders to send to Team Coaches.
  • Conducting a successful vendor campaign
  • Sample Vendor Donation Request Letter
  • Sample Vendor Thank You Letter
  • General Resources

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  • Team Coach and Walker Resources
  • Heart Walk Team Coach Guide - Step-by-step instructions for recruiting and leading a successful team ... and have fun doing it!
  • Successful Team Coach Handout - Tips to being a successful Team Coach.
  • Successful Walker Handout - Tips to being a successful Walker.
  • Sample Team Coach Email Timeline - The Team Coach email timeline will help you know when to correspond with your walkers and make your donation asks.
  • Sample Donation Letter - Sample solicitation letter to customize, print, and mail.
  • Sample Vendor Donation Letter - Letter and tips for your company to solicit vendor sponsorship as a part of your Heart Walk fundraising.
  • Team $ Update Email
  • Printable AHA Receipts
  • Survivors
  • General Resources
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    Community Teams Resources
  • Getting Started - Five easy steps to getting started with Heart Walk.
  • Team Coach Guide for Community Teams - Step-by-step instructions for recruiting and leading a successful team ... and have fun doing it!
  • Community Teams Recruitment Flyer - Flyers to display event information.
  • Ways to Share Your Story
  • Steps to Online Registration and Fundraising - 1-2-3 steps for getting started as an online Heart Walk fundraiser.
  • Additional Guide to Online Fundraising - steps for registering and using the online Heart Walk tools.
  • Prize Postcard - Postcard with Heart Walk prize details.
  • Social Networking Tools
  • Survivors
  • General Resources

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  • We'd love to hear about the successes and fun you've had in your fundraising. Please send your stories about your Heart Walk to heartwalk@heart.org.

    National Sponsors

     

    American Heart Association - Facebook Page American Heart Association - Twitter American Heart Association - Google Plus