Heart Families

Heart families are families who have at least one child with a cardiac issue. Our mission is to bring normalcy to pediatric heart patients “heart kids” ages newborn to 18, both in and out of the hospital. We remind heart kids that first and foremost they are kids before being heart patients.  Heart families have learned since […]

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Heart Kids

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 110 children are born with a Congenital Heart Defect (CHD)—the most common birth defect. In comparison, the odds of a child developing cancer by the age of 19 is approximately one in 330. And sadly, more children die from CHD than children with all

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Kim’s Story

Hi, I’m Kimberly Kaufman. I grew up healthy and attended college. I am a Delta Gamma, I’ve traveled, I have amazing friends, and even more amazing set of parents.   In August 1999, I was living in Sacramento working as a Commercial Escrow Officer. In the middle of the night I was bitten on the foot

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