American Heart Association
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
- Visit the Gladstone team page on the AHA website
- Select “Join a Team”
- Choose “Gladstone Institutes” from the drop-down menu to find your team
- Fill out your profile details and your personal fundraising goal
- 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|
|12:45pm||Heart Walk Begins|
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.
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.