Kids Like Dania.


Dania is an amazing little girl who suffers from a severe heart defect in her aortic valve known as aortic stenosis. The aorta is the main artery carrying blood out of the heart. Because Dania’s aortic valve was abnormally narrow, blood could not flow easily out of her heart to her body and brain. Dania […]

Grecia Lanza


On October 19th, 2013, ICHF medical volunteers arrived in Tegucigalpa, Honduras with one mission in mind: curing as many children of their congenital heart defects as possible in three-weeks-time. Grecia Maria Lanza is a six-year-old, beautiful little girl, who received her heart surgery on October 21st. Grecia was diagnosed with a heart defect at the […]

A Healed Heart Welcomed to a New Home


Stefanya was an orphan that our Babyheart medical team operated on during our mission to Kharkiv, Ukraine in February, 2013. Stefanya has Down Syndrome and a severe congenital heart defect known as Tetralogy of Fallot. In order to prevent her from suffering from heart failure, the Babyheart team performed a surgical repair to her congenital […]

Babyheart Mission Macedonia


A photographer’s first voyage on ICHF’s first Babyheart medical mission to Skopje, Macedonia Humanitarian missions are a labor of love, with equal parts of each. They’re also full of hows… How are things going to go, how will the kids do, how is the culture different to what I’m used to? There’s an excitement to […]

Charles Tillman Supports ICHF’s Mission


All Pro Cornerback for the Chicago Bears, Charles Tillman, has recently offered his support for congenital heart defect awareness by appearing with Dr. William Novick in a PSA. Shot in March of 2013 the PSA is due to be released later in 2013. ICHF is thankful for such great supporters as Charles Tillman! Read the […]