Cleveland Congenital Heart Walk

Team Killian


As most of you know Killian was born August 9th 2014 with two congenital heart defects. Coarctation of the Aorta and a Bicuspid Aortic Valve. Heart surgery was at 11 days old and we will continue to monitor his Bicuspid valve the rest of his life! The goal is to forever bring awareness to CHD and hopefully one day with enough research CHD will become a thing of the past. Thank you all for the continued support. 

Our team is raising critical funds for congenital heart defects! Congenital heart defects are the most commonly occurring birth defect, affecting approximately 1 in 110 babies born, or a child born every 15 minutes. Congenital heart defects are the leading cause of birth-defect related mortality.

Funded research is making a very big difference in the lives of CHD patients, helping to reduce incidences and increase survival, longevity and quality of life. Research has made a very big impact, and with survival and longevity increasing, even more research is needed to help address lifelong challenges that CHD patients will face. Every dollar in support of The Children’s Heart Foundation helps to further their mission: to fund the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects.

Please support our team, join us for the Congenital Heart Walk, or both!

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