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  1. This Just In! A New Highlight Series Is Here!

    Collaboration. Hope. Dedication. Together, we are Conquering CHD! It’s no secret that the CHD community is full of highly-skilled, dedicated individuals who care deeply for patients and their families. While patients and families are no strangers to these incredible care team members, we sometimes don’t get to see them “behind the scenes,” learn about what…

  2. Conquering CHD Now on Tiltify

    With the increasing popularity of streaming online, content creators and gamers have raised thousands of dollars for non-profits all around the world. While some streamers use PayPal or Twitch as a means to gather the funds, third-party apps like Tiltify add a layer of security and better integration for streamers and their audiences. We are…

  3. 2021 Impact Report

    View and print this report as a PDF Why We Exist 1 in every 100 newborns are born with congenital heart disease, making it the most common birth defect. That means every 15 minutes a new CHD story begins, altering the course of a family’s life in unpredictable ways for a lifetime. At Conquering CHD,…

  4. Facing Rainbows & Storms

    You would never guess CHD was their norm, that caused them to face both rainbows and storms.

  5. Heart Connection Conference Update

    Every year, we look forward to connecting with advocates in Washington D.C. and sharing our vision for the future we’re building together. We appreciate your passion and commitment to such an important cause!  After careful consideration with our team regarding the health and safety of everyone in our community – our advocates, our exhibitors, and…

  6. A New Chapter Begins

    Announcing Amy Basken as Next Executive Director

  7. Blaze’s Cause Candle Initiative

    On March 29, 2020, Cecilia was born with congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease is the most common disability at birth in the United States and worldwide with nearly 40,000 babies expected to be born with CHD in the U.S. this year. On November 16, 2020, Cece took her final breath after numerous surgeries in…

  8. Collaboration of Hope

    Conquering CHD and The Brett Boyer Foundation team up to spread hope this Heart Month.

  9. The Heart’s Playbook Gives Back

    We don’t look at the world with rose colored glasses, but we are optimists through and through. We believe in turning obstacles into opportunity, that forward is a mindset and that there are tools to help us at any place you find yourself on life’s journey. -Janelle and Nick Foligno The Heart’s Playbook was founded…

  10. 2019 Impact Report

    View and print this report as a PDF Letter from our Executive Director 2019 was a groundbreaking year for the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association (PCHA) in many ways. We accomplished all our strategic programmatic and financial goals, yet, more important was our inner growth. At the March 2019 Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., while talking…