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

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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!

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

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Did You Know?

Congenital heart defects affect one out of every 100 births, or 40,000 babies each year.

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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:

Conway Farms Golf Outing 2016

Join the Illinois chapter for the 17th annual golf outing
at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest.

Monday, September 12th
Conway Farms

To register for the event, please click here

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Red Tie Ball 2016

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Please join the Illinois chapter for our 3rd Annual Red Tie Ball as we honor Chicago’s leaders in Pediatric Heart Care!!  This year’s event will be held at Cathedral Hall at The University Club of Chicago on Saturday, December 10th. The evening will feature cocktails, dinner, live auction, raffle and live entertainment.

Recipients of the Congenital Heart Defect Medical Champion Award:

John M. Costello, MD MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Inpatient Cardiology & Medical Director, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Tarek S. Husayni, MD
Division Head, Pediatric Cardiology
Advocate Children’s Heart Institute, Oak Lawn Campus
Advocate Children’s Hospital
Individual Tickets: $300 Tables of 12: $3,600
To purchase tickets for this event, please click here.

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!
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PO Box 2844
Glenview, IL 60026

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