HEARTS FOR EMMA

Hearts for Emma provides assistance to families of children with heart disease and supports educational initiatives relating to heart transplantation and organ and tissue donation.

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The Story Behind Hearts For Emma

On the morning of March 28th 2011, our 12-year-old daughter, Emma, was at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey for what was supposed to be a quick, routine blood test. Then, we were going to go out for her favorite breakfast before heading to school

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Why We Help

Children with heart disease usually require frequent visits to specialized hospitals. Families may incur travel costs, lost wages, childcare for siblings, and many other non-covered expenses.

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First Monthly Breakfast at New Unit

Hearts for Emma at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital’s infant cardiac unit in February.

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Hearts for Emma Launches New Art Therapy Program

The Beads of Courage art therapy program arrived in area pediatric cardiac units in September 2017.

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You Have the Power to Save Lives

The Hearts for Emma Partner Fund with the NJ Sharing Network Foundation, created new education tools to support the High

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