FOX 2's Jasmine Huda at the 'Go Red for Women' luncheon

Bay Medical Sacred Heart Employees Wear Red for

Bay Medical Sacred Heart Employees Wear Red for "Go Red for Women" Day

To educate and raise funds, Lands' End has launched the Wear Red Campaign in support of the American Heart Association's Life is Why We Give™.

Every year, almost 500,000 American women die from heart disease and stroke. FOX 2's Jasmine Huda will be part of the program today.

It's the first Friday in February, and you know what that means.it's National Wear Red Day!

National Wear Red Day was born in 2003 as a proactive way to bring national attention to the disease that affects almost 500,000 American women each year.

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The day helps raise awareness and advocate for more research for women's heart health. You can visit the Go Red for Women website to donate to the American Heart Association.

The celebration of "Wear Red Day" continued later on where Unity Point Health St. Lukes also had Mayor Bob Scott for their own reading of the Proclamation.

More than 800,000 people in the U.S, die from heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases, each year. You can purchase Red Dress pins for $3 each, and 100% of the proceeds benefit Go Red for Women. As you throw on your favorite ruby-colored clothing on your way out the door, make sure to snap a selfie and share your red-hot look on social media using the hashtag #WearRedandGive.

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