• 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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  • DYLAN’S DRAGON WALK/ HEART HERO RUN

    Heart Heroes, Inc. is expanding the Superhero Heart Run, a nationwide 5k run experience to raise widespread awareness, support, and funding for Congenital Heart Defects! Families everywhere have told us that we need more awareness for CHD. This event will steal the hearts of people across the country and spread massive awareness for CHD. After […]

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  • Help-A-Heart’s 10th Annual Celebration of Life Silent Auction Listing

    Dear Help-A-Heart Supporter, We are less than a week away from Help-A-Heart’s 10th 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 22nd, at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, you can email auction […]

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  • Help-A-Heart’s 10th Annual Celebration of Life Dinner & Silent Auction Tickets

    We just created a way to register & pay for your tickets in advance! This will save you time at the door & will greatly speed up the registration process. (Not to mention, it helps us know how many people are planning to come!) Go to the link below to purchase tickets for the 10th […]

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  • Heart Hero – Sydnie Van De Kieft

    There is a scar that runs down the center of my daughter’s chest. It isn’t ugly, in-fact, it is quite beautiful. A Badge of Honor, inscribed in her chest, with a knife, as Sydnie grows older we will explain to her that the bible says; although the world is evil and passing away, there are […]

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  • Heart Hero- Leilani Lahey

    Leilani was born a healthy 6 lb little girl. Little did we know that 5 months later, our lives would be turned upside down. Leilani started getting sick, and after a long week and a few doctor’s appointments, with her only getting worse, we took her to the ER. They did a chest x-ray and […]

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  • The Story of Dylan’s Dragon

    Dylan’s Dragon – Dylan Mark Hooper, son of cofounder Melissa Hooper, was born on June 1, 2005 with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and had 3 open heart surgeries, on June 9, 2005, October 27, 2005, and March 5, 2008.  Dylan survived a cardiac arrest on December 26, 2005 and spent approximately 270 days (around 9 […]

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