Young at Heart


Overview of Young at Heart
The American Heart Association (AHA) is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. The nationwide organization includes 144 local office and nearly 2,700 employees.

In the fall of 2008, the Dallas office of the American Heart Association formed “Young at Heart”. Members are able to serve the mission of the AHA , while building business and personal relationships throughout the year. 

Mission of the AHA
The mission of the American Heart Association is “To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.” The impact goal is by 2020 to improve cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20%.


Mission of YAH
Young at Heart (YAH) is a group of passionate young professionals that support the mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) and it’s fight against heart disease and stroke. Our pillars are: Professional development, networking, volunteering and philanthropy. The YAH Board of Directors and committee will create year-round events and activities that will give members access to business development opportunities while learning how to make an impact in the Greater Dallas community.


Join Young at Heart

Benefits of Young at Heart

Executive Membership: $125

  • Free entrance to (2) Executive Breakfasts (Fall and Spring)
  •  Free entrance to (2) Happy Hour/Social Events
  • Access to (2) Select Wine Society Happy Hours
  • Discounted Dinner and Côtes du Coeur After Party Tickets 
  • Volunteer opportunities (i.e. Little Hats Big Heart)
  • Exclusive notice about other special events
  • Network of emerging leaders in the Dallas Region
  • Leadership Opportunities

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View the Upcoming Events for the Young at Heart.

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Happy Hour/Social Event – August 2019

More information coming soon!


Dallas Heart Walk – Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Interested in becoming a Young at Heart member, click here to register.