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Persy's Posse

Persy's Posse

Raising funds for CHD research is critically important and personally very meaningful to our team. Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are problems present at birth that affect the structure and function of the heart. At our 20wk anatomy scan our little girl, Persephone, was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. HLHS occurs in about 1% of all congenital heart defect cases.

In the United States, twice as many children die from congenital heart defects each year then from all forms of childhood cancer combined, yet funding for pediatric cancer research is five times higher than funding for CHD.

CHDs are America’s most common birth defect, affecting nearly 40,000 babies each year in the U.S alone. This equates to 1 child every 15 minutes. As recently as the 1960s, only 20 percent of newborns with critical CHD survived to adulthood. Today, thanks to better diagnostic capabilities, including prenatal diagnosis, advances in surgery, and improved postoperative care, survival is more than 90 percent. Help us continue in the right direction by donating to help fund more research! - Persy's Posse

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1. JPJenn Polito
$250.00
2. DDaniel And Miriam Levy
$25.00
3. KKKaren Kennedy
4. JMJimmy Vento & Marley Mitchell
$100.00
5. AGAlex Gray
$100.00
6. ASAndrea Susi