Upashana Brings Daily Joy to Her Parents

Upashana with her parents. Photos by Scott Streble   When we visited Upashana and her family in a village near Coimbatore, India, she was 4 months old and recovering from the heart surgery she had 2 weeks earlier.  After Upashana’s birth, her parents brought her home without knowing she had a heart condition that would soon … Continued

Abbott Training Partnership Helps Improve Care in India

Photo by Scott Streble   Training in-country pediatric heart teams is at the heart of everything we do at Children’s HeartLink, and it’s how we help the most children the fastest. In India, only 1 in 4 children who needs heart surgery receives optimal care, and there is a great need for more trained heart … Continued

A Long-Distance Friendship Inspires a Lifetime of Support

For many years, Caroline Jackson has donated to Children’s HeartLink once or twice a year, joining a community of individuals who support our mission. She was introduced to Children’s HeartLink through her friend Peggy Johnson. Caroline began supporting our organization because she was so inspired by Peggy’s commitment to the children we help. Caroline’s commitment … Continued

Welcome to Marc Vaillancourt, our new Vice President of Development

“I’m a connector with a passion for building community and bringing people together to serve the greater good,” says Marc Vaillancourt, our new Vice President of Development. “I’m thrilled to join such a wonderful, mission-driven organization and look forward to working with our amazing donors to help save children’s lives in underserved parts of the … Continued