Welcome

Congenital Heart Defects are the #1 birth defect in the U.S. 1 in 100 children are born with a CHD.

Get Involved Now

Did You Know?

The Children’s Heart Foundation is the leading national organization exclusively focused on funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.

Learn How You Can Help

Get Involved

Volunteering is a fun way to help support CHF Illinois. We always need volunteers to help with our events or hold fundraisers. Contact us if you would like to know more about our volunteer opportunities!

Find Out How

Did You Know?

The Children’s Heart Foundation is the leading national organization exclusively focused on funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.

Find Out How To Help

Did You Know?

More than 30 leading international pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons comprise the CHF Medical Advisory Board, which overseas the research granting process

Get Involved

The Illinois Chapter is a group of volunteers dedicated to raising awareness and money to support CHF’s mission of  funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects (CHDs) – the #1 birth defect in the U.S.

Our new video (below) debuted at our Red Tie ball in December 2016. Watch to learn more about congenital heart defects and why it is so important to support and fund CHD research:

See below for more information on CHF and our local events:

Red Tie Ball 2016

Our 2016 Red Tie Ball was a huge success! We raised $260,000 and honored two incredible leaders in pediatric heart care. Visit our past events page to read more about the Red Tie Ball.  To see photo’s of this year’s event, please click here.

SAVE THE DATE for this year’s Red Tie Ball: December 9, 2017


The CHF Monthly E-Newsletter

Sign up to receive The Children’s Heart Foundation’s monthly e-newsletter!
The e-newsletter is designed as a way to keep you up-to-date with CHF news, events, chapter highlights, CHD news, and more! If you would like to receive the e-newsletter, sign up by clicking the photo below:

ENewsletter

* If you already receive CHF emails you are automatically signed up