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Stroke touches approximately 795,000 people a year in the U.S. and only 4 percent of patients are appropriately treated. Most people are unaware of these startling statistics—the public is dangerously misinformed about stroke. Any effort to raise awareness about stroke is a valuable one.

Learn How to Get Involved for Stroke

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Raising Stroke Awareness

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Join
Faces of Stroke

Get free tools and resources
to help you raise stroke awareness
in free and innovative ways.

» Explore the Stroke AwarenessResource Center

Faces of Stroke℠ is a public awareness campaign that shows the personal side of stroke while educating about life-saving stroke information.

» Share your story or browse the gallery

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Advocate on
Behalf of Stroke

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Give a Community Presentation

Join the Stroke Advocacy Network, a grassroots advocacy program designed to improve the care and quality of life of stroke survivors throughout the U.S.

» Visit the Stroke Advocacy Network

Community presentations help raise awareness about stroke warning signs and symptoms, risk factors and what to do when someone has a stroke. Follow these simple steps and host a presentation in your community.

» Raise awareness through presentations.

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Find the Fundraiser in You

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Host Your
Own Event

Participate in a charity partner event or represent stroke individually in endurance events happening in your area.

» Join the Stroke Challenge team

Get tools and support to host an event to benefit National Stroke Association.

» Learn more about hosting an event
» View a list of upcoming events

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Create a Personal
Fundraising Page

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Donate

Donate or create a webpage featuring your unique stroke story and share with others.

» Create a personal fundraising page
» Donate to a current fundraising page

Make a tax-deductible donation that helps save lives, improve quality of care and increase positive patient outcomes.

» Donate now

 Stay Informed

Sign up to receive email updates about National Stroke Association’s programs.


 

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National Stroke Association

1-800-STROKES
1-800-787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
info@stroke.org

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