Give Your Heart Out Valentine's Day Campaign 2015

Learn more about Save a Child's Heart on our website

 

Larry G.

500
I have been volunteering with Save a Child's Heart since I arrived in Israel in October. This is a non-profit that brings children with congenital heart problems from all across the globe to Israel for lifesaving treatment.

Most of the children arrive without their own parents, in groups from their respective countries with a “host mom.” As a volunteer, we both comfort and play. Most of the kids do not speak any English or Hebrew, and so we rely mostly on non-verbal communication. This makes the relationships and connections that form so much more special. We play with trucks, legos, balloons, do various arts and crafts projects, kick a ball around, listen to music and dance and much, much more.

Each week I leave the center thinking about how thankful I am to both be in Israel and to know that I am contributing just a small piece of the huge difference that SACH provides in these children's lives.

Please consider making a donation to this outstanding organization.

Give Your Heart Out this Valentine's Day
 

Happy Valentine's Day from the children

Champions and Donors

MITCHELL E.
ROCHESTER, NY
donated: $100
Marsha R.
ROCHESTER, NY
donated: $100
maurice V.
Rochester, NY
donated: $100
David G.
San Diego, CA
donated: $100
Nina W.
United States
donated: $50
Martin P.
Rochester, NY
donated: $50
julia W.
Roch, NY
donated: $36
Judith G.
Toledo, OH
donated: $25
Danielle B.
Napa, CA
donated: $25
Lydia V.
Rochester, NY
donated: $20
Joanna and Jonathan R.
New York, NY
807
visitors
$10,365
impact
Kate F.
639
visitors
$5,337
impact
Santa Barbara Hillel
Isla Vista, California
386
visitors
$3,979
impact
Chelsey C.
1036
visitors
$1,676
impact
Notts SACH Casino Night
United Kingdom
$1,649
impact
Gina W.
London, United Kingdom
689
visitors
$1,523
impact
Arnon Shafir
New York, NY
1593
visitors
$1,490
impact
Lucy S.
Israel
476
visitors
$1,400
impact
Jamie Rabkin
1144
visitors
$1,311
impact
Doc & the Disorderlies
362
visitors
$1,275
impact
Lara C.
455
visitors
$1,264
impact
Amy R.
Harrisburg, PA
526
visitors
$1,203
impact
Alana G.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
599
visitors
$1,170
impact
Liane and Meaghan
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
748
visitors
$1,156
impact
SACH U.
376
visitors
$1,100
impact
Rachel S.
Santa Rosa, CA
381
visitors
$1,020
impact
Sydny S.
Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
525
visitors
$1,001
impact
Michael B.
New York, NY
462
visitors
$876
impact
Randi W.
Israel
398
visitors
$854
impact
Caroline C.
1738
visitors
$774
impact
SACH DC Young Professionals Committee
Washington, DC - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
1071
visitors
$726
impact
SACH Foundation Holland
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands
572
visitors
$706
impact
Jessica G.
Madrid, Spain
1117
visitors
$650
impact
Shira E.
Cheltenham, PA
584
visitors
$641
impact
Larry G.
Rishon LeZion
600
visitors
$606
impact
Keila P.
620
visitors
$537
impact
Broncos For Israel
Pomona, CA
634
visitors
$332
impact
Rachel R.
594
visitors
$316
impact
Mor H.
Ramot Naftali, Israel
521
visitors
$165
impact
Yael B.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
548
visitors
$136
impact
Abby K.
Boca Raton, FL
352
visitors
$120
impact
Marnie Beals & Jordana Schafer
United States
440
visitors
$56
impact
Richard D.
563
visitors
$32
impact
University of Rochester Israel Council
Rochester, NY
678
visitors
$20
impact
Hasbara @ York
Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada
512
visitors
$10
impact

Children we're saving

About this Campaign

An estimated 5.5 million children in developing nations around the world will die because the required heart surgery they need is unobtainable. 

 

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is an international non-profit organisation which provides life-saving cardiac care to children from developing countries, and offers comprehensive training to medical professionals from these countries.


The cost for SACH to save the life of a child is $10,000. From January 6th - February 28th 2015, the Give Your Heart Out: Valentine’s Day Campaign will be raising $120,000 to save the lives of 12 children in desperate need of heart operations.

 
Read More

Save a Child's Heart



 
My goal: $214

I already raised: $606
 

Campaign Ended

Thank you for your support!

Raised $116,789 out of $120,000

Take the Challenge

Set up your fundraising page and get your friends and acquaintances to join you in supporting via Facebook, Twitter, and E-mail. 

You can choose your own fundraising goal, and ask your friends to help you reach it.

Start Fundraising »

Giving


You must install a Flash player to view this map.


Click to Download

User Comments

Lydia V.
2 years, 2 months ago

Larry you are an inspiring person doing great things!

Marsha R.
2 years, 2 months ago

We are so very proud of your volunteer work with Save a Child's Heart. Mom and Dad.

Danielle B.
2 years, 3 months ago

Yay Larry! So proud of you! :)

Add comment See all 5 comments

Our Friends on Facebook