Every year, 100,000 babies don't make it to their first birthday because of CHD.
Marissa Domanico | Heart Warrior of the Week

Marissa Domanico | Heart Warrior of the Week

Meet Marissa Domanico, our Heart Warrior of the Week! We talked with Marissa about all she has undergone throughout her almost 37-year journey with congenital heart disease – her hopes, fears, and the people that help get her through it each and every day.

Kaeson Switch Edward Read | Heart Warrior of the Week

Kaeson Switch Edward Read | Heart Warrior of the Week

Save the Heartbeat Fam, meet Kaeson Switch Edward Read, your Heart Warrior of the Week! Kaeson is doing well now after one heart procedure and one open-heart surgery, but like so many who battle CHD, his journey to this point has been marked with many ups and downs. His Mom...

Evangeline Shalom Smith | Heart Warrior of the Week

Evangeline Shalom Smith | Heart Warrior of the Week

Evangeline Shalom Smith, who is described as courageous, brave and bold by her parents, is our Heart Warrior of the Week! Evangeline’s parents were missionaries in the Ukraine for the duration of the pregnancy. Due to the pregnancy taking place in a 3rd world country, they didn’t receive up-to-date medical...
Nolan James Hill | Heart Warrior of the Week

Nolan James Hill | Heart Warrior of the Week

We talked with Hannah Hill, mom to Nolan, who is a very brave CHD warrior who was diagnosed with not one, but four congenital heart defects. She describes how they found out about his CHD’s, the journey they’ve walked so far and how their small but mighty addition to the...
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Hunter J. McArter | Heart Warrior of the Week

Hunter J. McArter is our #HeartWarrior of the Week! Hunter’s parents received the news that there was something very wrong with their son’s heart at their 20-week ultrasound. Turns out there are many things wrong with his heart, he was diagnosed with tricuspid atresia type 2, transposition of the great...
Jessica Elena Manning | Heart Warrior of the Week

Jessica Elena Manning | Heart Warrior of the Week

At just 23 years old, Jessica Manning has undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire lifetime.  Her battle with CHD began back in 1993 when she was just three days old.  Her mom noticed that her lips would turn blue and she would struggle to...