WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. … [Read more…]
Have you ever wondered how congenital heart research might be funded?? The answer lies in an activity in October. The Congenital Heart Walk sponsored by Congenital Heart Foundation and Mended Little Hearts will be held in Westerville, Ohio at the Sports Complex on October 12, 2014. You can sign up to walk with other heart … [Read more…]
Tuesday, July 8 from 9-11, we will be bringing bagels and coffee to Nationwide Children’s Hospital! If your child is inpatient on the Heart Floor, or you are visiting the clinic, come see us in the magic forest!! Hope to see some new and familiar faces!!!
Description from the App Store: “Congenital heart defects can be difficult to visualize and explain. Heartpedia, created by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, allows you to interact with 3D models of pediatric heart anomalies and defects. Healthcare providers may use these anatomically-correct models as visual learning tools to help educate patients and families on specific defects and … [Read more…]
As I sit here at the Magic Forest at Nationwide Children’s hospital waiting to see if heart families come down for a gathering, I am reminded that life is just not about numbers. It is about helping one person. Running a non-profit group is not easy. It takes time, energy, patience, compassion, a wiliness … [Read more…]
Thank you to The Candle Lab of Worthington including owners Steve and Katesha Weaver and staff who welcomed over 30 people to “pour a candle for mom” at the 3rd annual event. This was a great event and fundraiser which brought together congenital heart defect families and friends for a great cause. Thank you … [Read more…]
Co-Founder Ben Weisbuch and Riann Carr Taylor in Bexley, Ohio discussing how Heart Hope Foundation Mended Little Hearts of Columbus can collaborate to save children with congenital heart defects through genetic testing and research. More information about Heart Hope Foundation can be found at http://www.hearthopefoundation.org/ Thank you Ben for sharing your story. I look forward to … [Read more…]