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Attend or host a community event
to raise funds and awareness for stroke!

There are many ways to support stroke. The events listed below include fundraising and community awareness events hosted by National Stroke Association or members of the stroke community. Check back often for new events.

To get your community fundraising event benefiting National Stroke Association featured on our calendar, please submit it for consideration.

Don’t see an event in your community? Learn how to host your own fundraising event by visiting the Get Involved page or follow the buttons below.

For more information, contact events@stroke.org.

Events Hosted by National Stroke Association

 2014 NYC Half Marathon logo

2014 NYC Half

March 16, 2014

For the second year, runners will join the Stroke Challenge team stopping traffic in Manhattan, from Central Park through Times Square to the South Street Seaport for 13.1-miles.

Learn more about this team

 TD Five Boro Bike Tour logo

2014 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour

May 4, 2014

National Stroke Association’s team of cyclists will participate in a 42-mile course through each of New York City’s five boroughs.

Learn more about this team

 NYC Triathlon

2014 New York City Triathlon

Aug. 3, 2014

Members of National Stroke Association’s triathlon team will participate in a 1.5-km swim, a 40-km bike and a 10-km run throughout New York City. There are still a limited number of spots on the 2014 team.

Learn more about this team


Community Fundraising Events Benefiting National Stroke Association


Date: September 27th, 2014 at 10:00
Event Name: 17th Annual Walk with Dinah and Friends
Location: Jones Beach State Park- 1000 Ocean Parkway Wantagh, NY 11793
Event Description:
We will meet at Parking Field #6 at 9:30 and we will start the three-mile walk at 10:00.

Please make a tax-deductible donation of either $10.00 per child, $30.00 per adult or more
All contributions fund the National Stroke Association

Reason for Event- Each year, we raise money in honor of Diana, our mother and friends who have died from complications of a stroke or are stroke survivors.



Community Stroke Awareness Events


Date: September 20, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Event Name: Annual Community Outreach Health and Resource Fair
Event Sponsor: Faith Missionary Baptist Church and Phoenix Police Department’s Neighborhood Block Watch Program
Location:  Faith Missionary Baptist Church located at 5802 S. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Event Description: Please join us for our annual health and resource fair. This free event is open to the public and you can learn about information and services that might be available to you.


Date: August 23, 2014, 10:00AM-2:00PM
Event Name: Spring Street Baptist Church Community Health Fair
Event Sponsor: Spring Street Baptist Church
Location:  Chester Zablocki Senior Center located at 3015 Lagrange, Toledo, OH
Event Description: Join us and learn about healthy habits and lifestyles. Learn how to prevent stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other common health problems. We will be providing free health screenings.


Date: Ongoing
Event Name:
Living Well with a Chronic Condition
Event Sponsor:
Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Human Services
Location: Check at www.healthoregon.org/livingwell
Event Description:
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a six-week workshop that provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, asthma and heart disease. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support for continuing normal daily activities and dealing with the emotions that chronic conditions may bring about.                                                      
Contact Information: living.well@state.or.us

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