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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.

Thank you for visiting CHF Illinois. Please explore our site and support our mission to save children’s lives, one heart at a time.


 ”She is five years old, has a twin brother, and is a very courageous little girl. Sydney Mowen is a fighter. She was born with a congenital heart defect, and has undergone five open heart surgeries.
Her father Jim calls his little girl a hero with an amazing will to live.”

Click the photo below to see more of Sydney’s story

sydney video


 The CHF Monthly E-Newsletter
The Children’s Heart Foundation now 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:


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