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Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week

February is known for heart-shaped candy and Valentine’s Day. But there’s a lesser known, and very important, week of awareness that takes place between February 7-14. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week exists to shine a spotlight on the needs of children who are born with a CHD. Nearly one out of 100 babies is…

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April Prayer Focus: Rainier

In the fall of 2014, Rainier was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope when he was just four months old. He was quickly diagnosed with congenital heart disease and was in need of acute medical care for his complex condition. During his time under our care, Rainier has made tremendous progress! We have enjoyed…

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CHD Awareness Spotlight: Kingston

Yesterday marked the first day of CHD (Congenital Heart Disease) Awareness Week. Each year on February 7-14, we strive to raise awareness about CHD through education and advocacy. Nearly one out of 100 babies is born with CHD and it is one of the most common health conditions that the children in our Care Centers face.…

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December Prayer Focus: Xyra

  In the fall of 2013, Xyra was admitted to the Xinyang Care Center when she was just one month old. After she was admitted, Xyra was quickly diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD). Because of her condition, she was very small and underweight. Fast-forward a year later and you wouldn’t even recognize her! Xyra…

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August Prayer Focus: Zeke

Last summer, Zeke was admitted to our Jiaozuo Care Center when he was one month old. Soon after, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome and a life-threatening intestinal complication that required immediate surgery. We thank God that he was able to receive the surgery he needed at the local children’s hospital in Luoyang, China. His…

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June Prayer Focus: Jaspher

Jaspher was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope when he was just a few days old and was quickly diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Thanks to the loving generosity of Show Hope sponsors and donors, he was able to receive the life-saving heart surgery he needed to thrive! Jaspher recovered beautifully from surgery and…

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April Prayer Focus: Shirley

Shirley was 3 months old when she was admitted to our Jiaozuo Special Care Center earlier this year. The medical staff diagnosed her with a congenital heart defect and determined that she would need heart surgery. Thanks to the loving generosity of our sponsors and donors, Shirley was able to receive the life-saving surgery that…

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March Prayer Focus: Timothy

Timothy has been at Maria’s Big House of Hope (MBHOH) for 2 ½ years. He arrived as a small one-month-old in need of vital care for spina bifida as well as a life-saving surgery to correct a congenital heart defect. Through the resources available at MBHOH, Timothy was able to receive each element of critical…

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

While February is most commonly known for heart-shaped candy and Valentine’s Day, there is a lesser known, very important week of awareness that takes place between February 7-14. Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week exists to shine the spotlight on the needs of children who are born with a CHD.          …

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Care Centers Spotlight: Meet Ysabelle

Ysabelle was admitted to our Zhengzhou Special Care Center a little over a year ago when she was just nine months old. She was diagnosed with CHD and our medical staff quickly determined she would need heart surgery. In January, Ysabelle was sent to one of the best hospitals for what we had hoped to…

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