American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about pediatric heart disease and to celebrate our cardiac patients, families and caregivers. During American Heart Month, you can advocate for cardiovascular health, help fundraise for breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment and support our patients and families.

How You Can Help During American Heart Month

Your support helps fund lifesaving research into pediatric heart conditions, advocate for healthier communities and prevention strategies, provide the highest quality patient care and support for our families. 

Start a Fundraiser

Host a bake sale. Run a 5K. Sell bracelets! You can do anything to raise money during American Heart Month. By creating a fundraiser, you can help fund research, support families facing a diagnosis and help prevent heart disease.

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Make a Donation

As a nonprofit hospital, we rely on your support to advance care and support families facing a difficult diagnosis and treatment. Your gift during American Heart Month helps provide healthier future for our patients.

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Spread the Word

Your voice can help diagnose and prevent pediatric heart disease. Increased awareness will help drive funding for research, treatment and care. Spread the word on social media and let your friends and family know it’s American Heart Month.

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Lurie Children's Heart Center

The Heart Center at Lurie Children’s, nationally ranked for child cardiology and heart surgery by U.S.News & World Report, brings the spectrum of cardiac specialists together to care for patients with the most complex and serious heart conditions throughout their lifespans — from before birth, through childhood and into adulthood. Learn more about our Heart Center.

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