American Heart Association
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Join Gladstone for the American Heart Association (AHA) San Francisco Heart Walk! The goal is to raise $2,500 across 10 Gladstone teams. The AHA provides a number of grants for Gladstone scientists, so the funds raised during the event will help support our life-saving research, advance health equity, and transform the health of communities.

Join the Gladstone Team

  1. Visit the Gladstone team page on the AHA website
  2. Select “Join a Team”
  3. Choose “Gladstone Institutes” from the drop-down menu to find your team
  4. Fill out your profile details and your personal fundraising goal
  5. Click “Complete Registration” to join the Gladstone Team!

You’ll receive an email confirmation

Heart Walk Day Details

10:15am Meet in Gladstone's Lobby
10:20am Gladstone Team Photo

Walk to SFMTA Bus Stop 15 (Near Chase Center)

You'll need to buy your own ticket ($3.00), but you can contact Nicole Velasquez for reimbursement.

11:45am Arrive at Embarcadero Plaza
12:00pm Heart Walk Company Photos Begin
12:00pm Heart Walk Booths and Activities Open
12:10pm Zumba with Miysha
12:25pm Opening Ceremonies
12:40pm Survivor/Ribbon Cutting
12:45pm Heart Walk Begins (Route Maps)
2:00pm Event Concludes


T-shirts are available at cubicle 406 (Nicole Greenberg). 

Transit Directions from Gladstone to the Heart Walk

  • Walk to SFMTA bus station, 3rd Street & Warriors Way (by Chase Center)—7 minute walk
  • Take Bus 15 to Sutter & Sansome Street (2 stops)—11 minute ride
  • Walk from the Sutter & Sansome Street stop to 1 Ferry Building—12 minute walk

Other Ways to Support the AHA

Make a Donation
Make a donation to Gladstone’s team and as a special thank you, you’ll get a candy gram delivered to your Gladstone mailbox. If you work remotely, you’ll receive a special electronic thank you sent to your email.

Heart Walk T-Shirt Design Contest
July 10–August 16, 2023

Kick-Off Pep Rally
July 25, 2023

Plant and Bake Sale
August 17, 2023

Sing Your Heart Out: Karaoke and Game Night
September 26, 2023

The 2023 San Francisco Heart Walk from the American Heart Association raises awareness and funds for cardiac research. Each year, Gladstonians participate in the walk, showing support with fellow volunteers while fundraising for the AHA.


September 28, 2023
12:00-2:00pm PDT

Embarcadero Plaza, 1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Getting There

Embarcadero Plaza, 1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Gladstone, we are committed to providing events and professional development activities that resonate with our community’s diverse members. Our goal is to develop creative programming that encompasses a wide variety of ideas and perspectives to inspire, educate, and engage with everyone within our walls.

We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.