Georgia Bean

Georgia Bean

written by Grandma Laurie, Georgia’s grandmother   Georgia Grace Weiner 4/20/2015 – 4/24/2015 Heart Angel   This is the story of a sweet little Heart Angel named Georgia Grace Weinert, affectionately known as Georgia Bean.  Georgia is my granddaughter.  Born on April 20, 2015 and passed on April 24, 2015.  Four little days and let […]

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An Important Message from Heart Heroes, Inc.

This is an “Official” announcement from Heart Heroes, Inc. to the CHD (Congenital Heart Defect) Community. Heart Heroes, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide support and comfort to children and families affected by congenital heart defects (CHD) through the distribution of superhero capes and other forms of encouragement and inspiration. […]

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Little Superman: Heart Hero Christian

Little Superman: Heart Hero Christian

Christian’s Story written by Wendy, Christian’s mom At 1:50pm on August 7th, 2013, Christian Galon Simpson decided to make his grand entrance into this world. After birth he cried, took a big swallow of amniotic fluid and his oxygen levels began to drop. He was rushed over to NICU and a breathing tube was inserted with […]

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Story of Inspiration

Story of Inspiration

~written by Alexa, Heart Hero~ As I sit here in my college’s library, I am trying to wrap my head around it all, attempting to discover my story. You see, everyone has a story of course, but when I was asked to actually put my own into words it was one of the most difficult […]

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A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love

Motherhood can be a whirlwind of a journey, travelling through incredible joy, laughter, tears and sometimes heartbreak, as we watch our babies grow and develop into the people they will become. For one Heart Hero, the road to motherhood was an unexpected bump in her journey with CHD. Jodi Herron had been told that she […]

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Heart Goes On

Heart Goes On

written by Heart Hero Lauren Hi! I’m Lauren and I’m 11 years old. I just received my 2nd heart transplant on my 11th birthday-March 11, 2015. I was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and was treated at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Helping a child live with HLHS requires a three-stage surgery usually done over the […]

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Hearts for Heroes

Hearthside Food Solutions is a food manufacturing company based out of Illinois, with locations in Grand Rapids, McComb, and Michigan City, Michigan, and also in Wilmar, Minnesota.  Procurement Analyst Donna Schultz was in charge of launching a fundraising campaign at the Grand Rapids Campus.  Donna knew her friend and coworker, Crystal, had a son born with […]

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Posted in: Advocacy, Awareness, CHD, CHD Awareness Month, Fundraisers, Hearts for Heroes, Heroes Helping Heroes, One Heart, Superhero Heart Run

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Accept No Substitutes

The one and only, “official” Heart Hero Cape can only be obtained from Heart Heroes, Inc., or from a licensed partner.  Heart Heroes, Inc. has trademarked the Heart Hero Cape to preserve its authenticity and purpose.  It is important to know that any cape marketed as a “Heart Hero Cape” that does not bear the exclusive […]

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The Heart of a Hero – Jaxson’s Story

  written by Carolyn Turner, Jaxson’s mom Jaxson Zane Turner was born on October 16, 2013.  From his birth, Jaxson suffered from severe reflux and aspiration issues.  At Jaxson’s doctor’s appointments, we brought it up with the pediatrician.  We were told it was nothing to worry about and that he would out grow it. My son […]

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One Heart: Parker S.

One Heart: Parker S.

      Parker was born in Texas in 2007. As her parents prepared to take her home from the hospital, the pediatrician told them they’d like to do an echocardiogram of Parker’s heart to follow-up on a heart murmur they had detected. Within hours, Parker’s parents learned that their newborn daughter had a very severe […]

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