Children’s Heart Foundation

15 Jun

childrens heart foundationChildren’s Heart Foundation (CHF) was set up on 10th November 1994 by a group of concerned parents and volunteers as a registered charitable organisation devoted to supporting children suffering from congenital heart disease and their families. The CHF has its office located at the 122 Pokfulam Road, just a few minutes walk from the Queen Mary Hospital which is the main centre for the treatment of peadiatric heart disease in Hong Kong. The Hospital provides full support to the Children’s Heart Foundation and cooperates closely with us on all our work for children with heart disease.

The running of the organisation is entirely dependent on donations. Dependant on donation from the public and corporate, the CHF organizes various of fund-raising activities to support all its charitable services.

chf 1The CHF provide wise range of service like financial support for treatment; purchasing medical equipment; counseling service, arranging oversea surgeons to come to Hong Kong; overnight accommodation for parents of the hospitalised children; and organising regular educational, developmental and supporting programmes etc.

Their Mission:
– To raise public awareness of congenital heart disease
– To provide financial and psychological support to families with children suffering from congenital heart disease
– To advocate the development of technology and methods to prevent defects and to treat congenital heart disease

Volunteering:
To help children suffering from congenital heart diseases, you don’t need to be a millionaire. You only need to have a heart, enthusiasm and a little time. Please join us as “Friends of CHF”.
– Childrens Services including story-telling, ward/home visit, tuition and helping at children’s outings.
– Help organize large scale fundraising events
– Back-up work at the CHF office
For more information please visit their website

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2 Responses to “Children’s Heart Foundation”

  1. Chris October 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm #

    I hope have a chance to become a volunteer

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