Resources for CHD parents

Meal Planning

  • Take them a Meal: Create a customized online sign up sheet to include phone numbers, driving directions, food allergies and more that makes it easy for friends and family to take meals to those in need. http://takethemameal.com/

Websites to share information with family and friends.

  • Caring Bridges: CaringBridge provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier. CaringBridge is powered by generous donors. CaringBridge websites offer a personal and private space to communicate and show support, saving time and emotional energy when health matters most. The websites are easy to create and use. Authors add health updates and photos to share their story while visitors leave messages of love, hope and compassion in the guestbook. www.caringbridge.org
  • Care Pages: CarePages websites are free patient blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge. www.carepages.com

Blogs:

www.ourhappynuthouse.blogspot.com

www.corasstory.org

www.lifeofdad.com/charity

Education:

www.chdquilt.org

http://learnaboutchd.blogspot.com

http://tchin.org

Social Security Administrationwww.ssa.gov/ssi 

  • Supplemental Security  Income (SSI)