In celebration of our 5th year as a proud community partner of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red For Women , Longo team members sported red apparel, red shoes, and fun red socks to heighten awareness to heart disease. In addition, the Red Dress pin was sold for $5 with all proceeds donated to AHA.
What it means to Go Red
Get Your Numbers: Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose.
Own Your Lifestyle: Stop smoking, lose weight, by physically active, and eat healthy.
Raise Your Voice: Advocate for more women-related research and education.
Educate Your Family: Make healthy choices. Teach kids the importance of staying active.
Donate: Show your support with a donation of time and money.
Facts about cardiovascular diseases
Fact 1: Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one women every minute.
Fact 2: Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and stroke.
Fact 3: Heart disease and stroke affect women of all ethnicities.
Fact 4: Women who are involved with the Go Red For Women movement live healthier lives.
Fact 5: When you get involved in support Go Red For Women advocating and sharing your story more lives are saved.
It’s not just a man’s disease.
Source: American Heart Association
Longo Toyota will continue to partner with the Go Red for Women Movement to raise awareness about heart disease and promote lifestyle changes to our team members and the community at large.
For more information, please visit www.GoRedForWomen.org