"Now that we have a big chunk of change in our checking account, we can start to do things that we've wanted to do for a year and a half," Ross says. The donations will help fund speaker forums that address issues involving heart defects or heart disease, social events for the young patients, care packages and a visitor's program.
"If our donations better enable families to cope with the challenges they face, that's something to celebrate," says TAN President
Ross organized a bake sale, 50/50 drawing, carnation sale and a basket drawing. "We raised almost
In 2008, TAN employees donated more than
Custom Hearts falls under the umbrella of Mended Little Hearts, a national group that supports families of children with heart defects or heart disease. Mended Little Hearts partners with hospitals to connect families in crisis with other parents who can provide empathetic support. For more information about Custom Hearts or Mended Little Hearts, please visit their websites: www.customhearts.org and www.mendedhearts.org.
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