75th Annual Affair of the Heart Luncheon and Fashion Show

Thursday, February 9, 2023

About Us

An Affair of the Heart Luncheon and Fashion Show is a highly anticipated Washington event, spanning over seven decades. In fact, this event is one of the oldest annual fund-raising events of any nationally recognized non-profit group.

The Women’s Board, comprised of over ninety volunteer members, sponsors the An Affair of the Heart Luncheon and Fashion Show to raise funds aimed at reducing heart disease and stroke. Together, we are a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

Thanks to the 1,000+ guests, and the generous support of corporations and foundations, the Women’s Board has raised over $10 million since 2000 to fund substantial AHA research grants from esteemed institutions in the region.

The Women’s Board joins the AHA’s Go Red for Women campaign in bringing a voice to the silent killer of heart disease to help save lives. Go Red for Women needs you to shatter the silence by choosing to speak up about heart disease. Be part of this joint movement, make healthy choices, speak up and spread the word.

By sharing in the mission of the Women’s Board and the Go Red for Women campaign, together we can help save lives.

Be part of this extraordinary day, where fashion meets philanthropy!

For more information on the life-saving work of the American Heart Association, visit http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/.

“The An Affair of the Heart Luncheon and Fashion Show is well known throughout Greater Washington as an exciting, inspiring, must-attend annual event. This spectacular gathering is an ongoing testament to the Women’s Board’s extraordinary legacy of support for the mission of the American Heart Association and our work to help women build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.”

– Nancy Brown
Chief Executive Officer, American Heart Association