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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- the #1 birth defect in the U.S.

Our new video debuted at our Red Tie ball in December 2015. 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:


2016 Chicago Congenital Heart Walk

The 2016 Chicago Congenital Heart Walk is on June 11th! Join us as we walk to fight CHD at the Lincoln Park Rowing Lagoon in Chicago! More information here.

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Red Tie Ball

Our 2015 Red Tie Ball was an huge success! We raised close to $250,000 and honored three incredible leaders in pediatric heart care. Visit our past events page to read more about the Red Tie Ball as well as to see pictures from the event.
SAVE THE DATE for this year’s Red Tie Ball: December 10, 2016


The CHF Monthly E-Newsletter

The Children’s Heart Foundation has a 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 on a monthly basis, sign up by clicking the photo below:


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