Prevention Over Treatment

Black Heart Association is at the forefront of research, prevention, treatment, and education surrounding heart disease in the Black community.

HEART DISEASE IS THE #1 CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES

Heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths in the U.S. annually

Learn More
48
of Black women are being diagnosed with some form of cardiovascular disease each year
46
of Black men are being diagnosed with some form of cardiovascular disease each year

Our Mission

Our mission is to significantly lower the number of Black deaths caused by heart disease and stroke each year by bridging the gap between the black community, proper screening, and health care.

Learn More

Meet Our Founder

Tara Robinson

After suffering three heart attacks over the course of one week, with the last nearly claiming her life, Tara Robinson discovered that she was in a fight for her life. She would later realize that the black community was silently losing that same fight against heart disease, so she decided to fight back!

Learn More

Black Heart Association strives to be the conduit between the black community and heart health.

The iLive Program In order to change the landscape of heart health for the black community BHA aims to deliver world class advocacy through our 6 iLive Programmatic focuses:

  • iLive Mobile Heart Unit
  • iLive HBCU Tour
  • iLive “Keep Breathing”
  • iLive Pop-up Tour
  • iLive Survivor Care Packages
  • iLive for Change
Learn More

Join the Black Heart Association Movement!

Donate and start saving lives

Donate

Get involved with our mission

Get Involved

Learn about our research

Learn More

Text the code ILIVEBLKHEART” to 44-321 to donate today!

*Msg & data rates may apply

Text the code ILIVEBLKHEART
to
44-321 to donate today!

*Msg & data rates may apply

Support The Fight &
Shop Our Apparel

BHA Tee

Regular Fit – $20

BHA Color Tee

Women’s Fitted – $28