SUPPORTING SASKATCHEWAN HEART FAMILIES
ABOUT MENDING LITTLE HEARTS
Providing additional equipment for diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of their conditions
Establishing educational resources for these children and their families
Developing support services for these families at the time of diagnosis and procedures
Allowing a child and family to attend the highly successful annual CHAMPS summer camp.
The Children’s Healthy-Heart Activity Monitoring Program in Saskatchewan – or CHAMPS Camp, is a program for children between the ages of 7 and 17 years with congenital or acquired heart disease. CHAMPS brings children with cardiac conditions together in a supportive, safe environment that encourages them to build their confidence in physical activity participation and mental wellness.
The camp is funded primarily through the Mending Little Hearts Fund of Saskatchewan. There are also numerous sponsors throughout the year who help make the program possible.
Gathering of Remembrance
Join us in honouring our heart heroes who have gone too soon.
Participate in a Study
Interested in research? Contact us today to participate in our current study!
Research is an exceptionally important and vital part of the Mending Little Hearts fund. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is a leading type of birth defect and an increasing number of these children are living into adulthood as a result of advances in surgical interventions. However, children with CHD are predisposed to developing modifiable risk factors later in life such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.
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