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February 3, 2017 is National Wear Red Day.
Let's unite to fight heart disease and stroke.
Wear red and give to support research and education.
Fundraising Goal: $800,000

Baltimore, MD

10/14/2017

33%
66%
100%
$922,456
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Progress
$1,680,000
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MeetOurHeartWarriors

 

We are proud to introduce you to Carter!  Carter is a #HeartHero from Harford County here in Maryland!  

He was born with dextrocardia (heart on right side of body), transposition of great arteries, coarctation of aorta, ventricular septal defect, and atrial septal defect. Cater is a happy, full of life, 3 year old #HeartWarrior.

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This is Finn! Finn will turn 3 on January 2nd. He was born with heart disease and spent the first 8 months of his life in the hospital enduring 10 surgeries including one open heart surgery. Finn just had his second open heart surgery this past September and is now home getting ready for the holidays with family!

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Jeremy is 4 years old with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. He had his first open heart surgery at 4 days old, his second at 4.5 months old, and his third, at almost 3 years old. He is doing exceptionally well and loves to go to gymnastics, swimming, and loves art.

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Rosemary is a 10-year-old Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome(HLHS). In essence, Rosie was born with half a heart. She has had 4 open heart surgeries, 12 heart catheterizations and is now facing another open-heart surgery in the coming weeks. Even facing this Rosie lives a life filled with trials, triumphs but full and with laughter and love…because CHD research and education works!

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Meet Connor, a Thomas the Train fanatic who sings & dances to all the Thomas songs as well as building and crashing trains! Connor is also a #HeartWarrior who was born with tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia (absent pulmonary artery), and MAPCAS. He had his first surgery at 8 months old, lasting 14 hours and earning him a 30-day hospital visit. Connor had a 2nd surgery in November of 2016 earning him another 30-day stay in the hospital. But this 3-year-old #HeartHero, while still on pulmonary treatments and physical therapy is full of life!

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Jaeden (8) was diagnosed with a CHD at 1 month old. He was born with Congestive Heart Failure with a Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in his heart). He underwent open heart surgery at 2 months old. Throughout all of Jaeden's tribulations, he always seems to keep a smile on his face. Jaeden is a part of Mended Little Hearts and is involved with projects related to children with CHD.

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