We invite you to spend a few hours with us in October! Join us in Minnesota or virtually to hear lifesaving and inspiring stories and raise funds to reach more children around the world in need of lifesaving heart care.
Saturday, October 28, 2023
5:30 PM CT | Cocktail Reception + Silent Auction
7:00 PM CT | ProgramEVENT DETAILS
Share in inspiring stories
Listen to live Bangladeshi music
Bid on auction items
Enjoy a cocktail reception and live auction
Cocktail attire requested
The Global Gathering is the Children’s HeartLink signature hybrid fundraising event. People from around the world gather to celebrate the heart of our mission – saving children’s lives by transforming pediatric heart care in underserved parts of the world. In 2022, our partner hospitals served 126,000 children with heart defects and performed 10,053 heart surgeries.
Omar Ishrak, former Medtronic CEO
Karla Hult, KARE 11 reporter
Founder’s Award Winner
Elizabeth Perlich Sweeney, former Children’s HeartLink president
SUPPORT THE EVENT
2023 Global Gathering Sponsors
Eileen and Tom Armitage | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | Children’s Minnesota | Deloitte | Ernst & Young | Family and Friends of Mary McMahon Busch | Philips | Seattle Children’s Heart Center | Texas Children’s Hospital
Abbott | Allina Health Heart Institute | Andersen Windows and Doors | Ciresi Conlin LLP | Anu Codaty and Prat Verma | Jeff and Brynn Evanson | KPMG | McGough | McKinsey & Company | Prashanthi and Abhi Patangay | Robins Kaplan LLP | RAZR Marketing | Stratasys
Bellisio Foods, Inc. | Bremer Bank | Jackie Boucher | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP | Ann and Joseph Dearani, M.D. | Peggy Johnson | Laura Kiser | Jack Langenbrunner | Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation | Betsy Moran-Johnson & Brian Johnson | Elizabeth Perlich Sweeney and Mike Sweeney | Judy and Jim Rice | Carrie and Russ Rydin | Jacqueline and Kenneth Stein, M.D. | University of Minnesota School of Nursing
A LOOK BACK
Last year’s Global Gathering event was a success thanks to the generosity of so many.
Supporters like you make it possible for us to serve people like Janaina and her daughter Lis who was born with congenital heart disease.
About Children’s HeartLink
Children’s HeartLink saves children’s lives by transforming pediatric heart care in underserved parts of the world. The global nonprofit organization (NGO), partners medical volunteers from top teaching and research institutions with doctors, nurses and health care professionals in Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India, Malaysia and Vietnam to develop or improve pediatric cardiac care programs. Since 1969, the organization has reached more than 1.5 million children.