"Give Your Heart Out" Valentine's Day Campaign 2014

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Jade L.

Yulitha. Godfrey. Yamungu. Stella. Michael. Deus. Julianna. Habi. Irini. Imani. Janet. Teresa. Daines. Selemani. Simon. Jofrey. Anna. Agnes. Betty. Seyram. David. Akosua. Hikma. Kalab. Rehima. Elias. Daniella. Silvio. Daniel. Geoffrey. Helen. Asha. Shamsa. Stephanie. Darensky. Sintayeu. Tarikua. Abdurahim. Migdalia. Jeremi. Xinyi. Julia. Luis. Albina. Abdumalik. Newaz. Tendo. Adrian. Mario. Jacquelin. Izzatu. Constancia. Christavao. Julius. Feysal. Gabriel. Kulwa. Obama. Giomar. Gracious. Sorete. Tigest. Stephano.

I have been involved with Save A Child’s Heart since 2010; in that time, I have gotten to know these seventy-odd children and their mamas on a very personal level. While I may have had a small impact on the lives of these children and their mamas during their time with Save A Child’s Heart, they have had a lasting impact on me.

These are the mamas whose hands I have held tight whilst their child was in surgery; whose ugali and beans I have eaten straight from the cooking pot (before being heaped high onto my plate); and who I have waved off at the airport, as they excitedly return home to their friends and family with their now-healthy child in tow.

These are the children whose first steps I have watched; who have asked for me from their bed in ICU straight after surgery; and whose smile I have witnessed the first time that they realise that they can run and play like any other child without feeling pain any longer.

These children and their mamas have helped to make Save A Child’s Heart the most important part of my life.

Thank you for your continued support of Save A Child’s Heart and their Give Your Heart Out campaign, and for allowing me to have my life enhanced by these children and their mamas from the other side of the world.

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The Give Your Heart Out campaign, inspired by Valentine's Day, is the cornerstone of the Save a Child's Heart Young Leadership Program. Powered by a strong global community of students and young professionals, this annual campaign will raise $100,000 in 2014 to save 10 children!
 
 
 

Valentine's Day Campaign

 
 
 
     
 
 

Champions and Donors

 
 
ELANA L.
Australia
donated: $1,198
Jade L.
Australia
donated: $300
Debra Silver
Toronto, Ontario, Israel
donated: $180
Eden Malyn
United States
donated: $150
Deanna S.
Australia
donated: $100
Steve R.
Australia
donated: $85
Ralph G.
Australia
donated: $54
Allison B.
Australia
donated: $50
Cecile S.
Australia
donated: $36
Deborah L.
Australia
donated: $30
Georgia W.
Australia
donated: $20
Michelle A.
Australia
donated: $20
SACH Young Leadership NYC
1949
visitors
$24,110
impact
Valentine's Day Benefit
1394
visitors
$13,673
impact
Amie's Art for the Heart!
1254
visitors
$3,429
impact
Jade L.
Australia
1031
visitors
$3,404
impact
AIS H.
766
visitors
$2,989
impact
Rebekah G.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
1114
visitors
$2,815
impact
Jamie Rabkin
869
visitors
$2,108
impact
Rowan SOM
United States
255
visitors
$2,098
impact
Month of Save a Child's Heart with University of Virginia
242
visitors
$2,000
impact
Randi W.
Israel
565
visitors
$1,945
impact
Boston SACH
401
visitors
$1,920
impact
UJS U.
United Kingdom
935
visitors
$1,484
impact
Roxanne K.
303
visitors
$1,321
impact
Liat G.
United States
383
visitors
$1,107
impact
Melissa Jane K.
United States
621
visitors
$1,001
impact
Sackler C.
286
visitors
$991
impact
Simon F.
Magal, Israel
259
visitors
$940
impact
Leah Paz
451
visitors
$935
impact
Steff A.
United States
229
visitors
$825
impact
Jaclyn M.
Canada
506
visitors
$709
impact
Brianna M.
772
visitors
$700
impact
Rock Your Heart Out Winnipeg
369
visitors
$700
impact
Lucy S.
Israel
358
visitors
$700
impact
Kylie G.
407
visitors
$598
impact
Doron Feuer
Pomona, CA
366
visitors
$552
impact
Marnie Beals & Jordana Schafer
United States
344
visitors
$514
impact
Alex K.
295
visitors
$499
impact
Danielle B.
United States
285
visitors
$405
impact
LIU Brooklyn
New York, Ny
306
visitors
$345
impact
Gen FKD
1770
visitors
$168
impact
Larry and Melissa B.
United States
314
visitors
$160
impact
Danielle K.
United States
298
visitors
$150
impact
Amy E.
373
visitors
$123
impact
Erika A.
275
visitors
$50
impact
Eagles For Israel
Chestnut Hill, MA
277
visitors
$30
impact
Rachael S.
246
visitors
$18
impact
Philly Young Professionals
275
visitors
$15
impact
 
     
 
 

Save a Child's Heart

 
 

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project, whose mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease and to create centers of competence in these countries. SACH is totally dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child's nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation.

 
     
 
 

Children we're saving

 
   
     
 
 

User Comments

 
 
ELANA L.
3 years ago

Gila B donated $55.00

ELANA L.
3 years ago

Well done Jade on a very successful event yesterday. You raised over $1000.

Deanna S.
3 years ago

Hi Jade I was at your tea and got why you love SACH, It struck me that although it is apolitical - the impact of their work has the potential to have positive consequences even politically. Thanks for introducing me to their work!

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International Giving

 
 

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My goal: $1,000

I already raised: $2,223
 
 

Completed Successfully

 
 

Thank you for your support!

Our 646 donors and supporters made this campaign a success in 90 days.

Raised $139,710 out of $100,000
 
     
 
 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

 
 

Thanks to the efforts of our Young Leaders world-wide, $141,000 was raised by the 2014 GYHO Valentine's Day campaign. ALL THANKS TO YOU!!!

 
     
 
 

Betty's Story - About Save a Child's Heart

 
 
 
     
 
 

GYHO Valentine's Poem

 
 

A Valentine's poem for you:)

 

What do you get when you host in a home

People from all over the world, Shalom!

 

Tanzania, China, Romania to name a few

We love SACH and SACH loves you!

 

The medical team working from sunrise to sunset

Saving hundreds of children from life's greatest threat

 

Mending hearts and broken smiles,

We're changing the world across the miles

 

This Valentine's Day you have the opportunity 

To Save a Child's Heart and join our world-wide community

 

Show your support with a loving donation

The hearts that are saved will beat loud with elation!

 

Happy Valentine's Day from the SACH family!

 

 
     
 
 

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