The Children's Heart Foundation (CHF) is the country's leading organization solely dedicated to funding Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) research.

The mission of CHF is to fund the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of CHDs.

Click here to learn more about CHDs - America's most common birth defect.


Recently Diagnosed?

If your child or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect (CHD) we are here to help.

CHF has a resource book called It's My Heart, that provides information on CHDs in layman's terms. Click here for more information about the book and to order a copy.

See pictures and stories of CHF Kids – children born with heart defects

Looking to talk with someone who has "been there"? Connect with one of our CHF Support Volunteers.

Get Involved

CHF is a volunteer-driven organization. With the support and dedication of our volunteers, we are able to continue to fund life-saving CHD research.

CHF has volunteer-led state chapters across the country. Find a CHF chapter in your area.

Come to one of our upcoming events!

Start a Change My Heart fundraiser online here.

Organize a fundraiser in honor or in memory of a special child.

Click here to make a donation.


Congenital Heart Walks

The Congenital Heart Walk is a joint effort between CHF and the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA). These two organizaitons are uniting to fight CHDs. The Congenital Heart Walks take place in various cities across the country. Click here for more information and to find an upcoming walk near you.