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 for more information about CHDs - America's most common birth defect.

Click here to watch "CHDs - The Facts" to learn more about CHDs and why funding research is so important.


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.

Find a state chapter in your area and volunteer with other parents and families affected by CHD.

Get Involved

CHF is a volunteer-driven organization. With the support and dedication of our volunteers and donors, 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 here.

Looking for fundraising opportunities? Click here for a list of fundraising and community outreach opportunities CHF offers!

You can also support us by attending one of our upcoming events!


Introducing CHF's Congenital Heart Walk Series

The Congenital Heart Walk series directly supports the mission of The Children's Heart Foundation: to fund the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects (CHDs). Please join us at one of our walks around the United States in 2019!

Visit www.WalkforCHDResearch.org to find a walk near you and to get underway as a walker, team captain, sponsor, volunteer or donor!


Contact Us

The Children's Heart Foundation
PO Box 244
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

(847) 634-6474

[email protected]