A support and information network for those with congenital heart defects
Copyright 2002-2010 California Heart Connection
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Thank you to the over 80 families who helped us celebrate our 10th Annual Picnic! We greatly appreciate all of our volunteers and sponsors including Kids Who Care (free facepainting), Kevin Bohn and Tony Lawrence (photography), Shadow Buddies (discounted heart dolls) and Warm Belly Wetsuits (wetsuits for raffle).
And, a special thank you to the following for providing important heart information to our families:
Children's Hospital of Orange County (arrythmias and AED's)
WL Gore & Associates (Helex device)
Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) - (504 plans and IEPs)
Loma Linda University Medical Center (nutrition)
Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA (heart transplants)
Long Beach Memorial (heart valves)
Max Gerber (author, My Heart Vs. The Real World)
Edwards Lifesciences - (grants and materials on heart valves)