• Blessed

    Holy cow! We are ecstatic to announce that last night was a RECORD BREAKING event for our organization. We had 460 people attend & RAISED A LITTLE OVER $20,000!!!!! WE don’t want to overuse all caps but THAT IS AMAZING!! At the event , Emily shared the verse Micah 7:9 ‘God will bring me out […]

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  • Help-A-Heart’s 12th Annual ‘Celebration of Life’ Dinner & Silent Auction

    We are a little less than a week away from Help-A-Heart’s 12th Annual ‘Celebration of Life’ Dinner & Silent Auction! You won’t want to miss checking out our amazing donations this year!  I attached the listing of auction items that will be available on Monday, June 26, at the event. If you are unable to attend […]

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  • Heart Hero – Kiran Aaron Valji

    When I was 22 weeks pregnant, during a follow-up ultrasound, I got the news no expecting parent ever expects to hear: “There is something wrong with your baby’s heart.”  The fear and grief of that moment overwhelmed me.  I am so thankful his dad and I chose to not let the fear control us; we […]

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  • Heart Hero- Grace Diggins

    Grace was born on May 5, 2008 with a severe case of Ebstein’s Anomaly and pulmonary atresia. Ebstein’s is a malformation of the tricuspid valve, and pulmonary atresia meant she was missing her pulmonary valve. She had her first open heart surgery at 10 days old, it consisted of an atrial septectomy, atrial free wall […]

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  • Heart Hero -Elijah Vermillion

    A 20 week ultrasound showed a possible heart defect which was confirmed by a pediatric cardiologist at 28 weeks.  Our little man, Elijah, would be born with an interrupted aortic arch, a VSD, an ASD, and an irregular aortic valve.  He was born at 39 weeks and spent a week in the NICU before his […]

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  • 2016 Superhero Heart Run Ambassador – Cooper Leeman

    Cooper was normal healthy 14 month old boy when we started to notice a change in his breathing. He was getting more winded with activity and grunting. After having him evaluated by his pediatrician and originally thinking it was a viral illness the pieces started to not fit. They did an echo, EKG, and blood […]

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  • Heart Hero -Cayden McGhee

    Our heart journey began when I was about 22 weeks pregnant at a routine ultrasound that showed some abnormalities with our baby’s heart and diaphragm. We were crushed. We knew we wanted to give our baby a chance and the cardiologist we were working with was on the phone getting grim chances with everyone he […]

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  • 11th Annual “Celebration of Life” Silent Auction & Dinner

    Dear Help-A-Heart Supporter, We are less than a week away from Help-A-Heart’s 11th Annual ‘Celebration of Life’ Dinner & Silent Auction! As promised, attached you will find the listing of auction items that will be available on Monday, June 27, at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, you can email auction […]

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  • Help-A-Heart’s 11th Annual “Celebration of Life” Silent Auction & Dinner

    Please join us on June 27, 2016 as Help-A-Heart & their friends & family celebrate their 11th Annual “Celebration of Life” Silent Auction & Dinner at the Walnut Creek Church Gymnasium, 900 64th St, Windsor Heights from 5-8 pm. Doors will open at 5, a buffet dinner will be served by Jethro’s BBQ from 5-8 & […]

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  • 2015 Superhero Heart Run Ambassador- Leah Flannery

      Leah Flannery, age 6 (7 on 9/22/15) Ames, Iowa written by her mom, Jodi Flannery Almost seven years ago, Leah was born with complex congenital heart disease that required immediate medical attention upon her first breath. At a routine ultrasound during our third pregnancy, a deathly low heart rate was discovered (70bpm). We were […]

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