In the News

Mended Hearts and Mended Little Hearts are proud to make a difference in the lives of others every day. Here are some stories from recent news articles about our members and their work:

March 8, 2018: Bringing the Power of Peer Support to TAVR Patients: Peer-to-peer support benefits patients, but the model needs to change rapidly to keep up with treatment innovations.  Publication in Cardiovascular Business. Read Full Story

February 28, 2018: STRENGTH OF HEART: Local girl, 7, battles health challenges. Read Full Story

February 22, 2018: In Rockford, IL, A local group of volunteers hopes to ease the stress of heart surgery. Read Full Story

February 20, 2018: New Mended Hearts Chapter starting on the North Shore of Chicago, IL. Read Full Story

February 14, 2018: Health is Where the Heart is. Having someone to share life experiences with makes times easier, and encouraging those relationships is what her group, Mended Hearts Chapter 333 in The Villages, is all about. Read Full Story

February 14, 2018: Mom of ‘miracle baby’ urges awareness of congenital heart defects. Read Full Story

February 14, 2018: ‘Beat goes on’ for heart disease survivor. Read Full Story

February 14, 2018: Baby girl born with half a heart has two open heart surgeries. Read Full Story

February 6, 2018: Herkimer County Legislature Chairman Bernard Peplinski, Sr. read a proclamation Tuesday in the Legislature chambers proclaiming Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week in the county. Read Full Story

February 2, 2018: February is Heart Month, and next week during CHD Awareness Week (Feb. 7-14), runners from across the country will be sending out a ROAR for Congenital Heart Disease awareness by participating in the Mended LittleHearts 2018 Roar ‘N Run Virtual Charity Race. Read Full Story 


Feeling stressed? If you’re constantly under stress, your body doesn’t get the chance to rest because you’re always in high gear, and as a result, your artery walls become damaged. Combat stress with exercise. #HeartHealth @DrSanDiego

Today the American College of Cardiology kicked off their Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida. Mended Hearts and Mended Little Hearts are working hard for our members this weekend. Shown here are President Donnette Smith (far left), Executive Vice-President Millie Henn (far right), along with local volunteers Linda Burns, Claire Jones, Catherine Lobien, and Meagan Houpt. ... See MoreSee Less

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Being connected with The Mended Hearts and Mended Little Hearts groups provides real-life answers to the question “How?” Read Andrea's story in our latest blog post.

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