The Healing Hearts Project is a community charity directly serving the patients and families of both
Wolfson Children's Hospital and UF Pediatric Cardiology in Jacksonville, FL
who are undergoing treatment for congenital heart defects (CHD).
The Healing Hearts Project is a Jacksonville, FL based non-profit developed and run by parents, caregivers, nurses, and doctors in the pediatric heart community who've made it their mission to support those affected by congenital heart defects (CHD).
We are rooted with a passion for supporting and encouraging families when their child is initially diagnosed, during heart surgeries and procedures, through recovery and beyond.
The Healing Hearts Project is proud to offer these services to all patients with congenital heart defect and their families who are treated at Wolfson Children's Hospital and/or UF Pediatric Cardiology- Jacksonville.
When you hear the term “Heart Disease,” your mind probably jumps to the kind acquired in adulthood.
However, Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) are present at birth and affects the structure of a baby’s heart and the way it works, such as how blood flows through the heart and out to the rest of the body. In fact, CHD is the most common type of birth defect, affecting 1 in every 100 babies born. These defects can range from tiny holes in the heart that
may never need treatment, to life-threatening problems that require open-heart surgery(s).