LAS VEGAS – January 12, 2015 – The 12th Annual Walk with the Heart of a Child is set for Saturday, Feb. 28 at Fashion Show Mall and supports Nevada-based Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF). The walk begins at 8 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m.
Walk with the Heart of a Child is a high-energy celebration including a fun walk, entertainment, raffle and the ever popular Kids Zone. During this event, teams gather at the Fashion Show Mall to walk in celebration and remembrance of children with heart conditions and to unite the community through awareness. More than 2,000 locals support the walk each year to help generate funds that allow CHF to continue to carry out its programs, including Camp Mend-a-Heart, Smart Heart Scholarships, Family Outreach, research and more.
On-line registration is available now at www.walkwiththeheartofachild.kintera.org . Fees are $25 for adults, $15 for virtual walkers, active-duty military, students and seniors. Community members and businesses interested in supporting CHF may phone (702) 967-3522 for sponsorship and team registration information.
ABOUT CHILDREN’S HEART FOUNDATION
Children’s Heart Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of children with heart conditions. We empower families through emotional, educational and financial support to inspire a higher quality of life for all. Children’s Heart Foundation has four main goals: to lend support to families as they deal with the emotional and financial toll exacted by a child’s heart problems; to provide a carefree camp experience for children with heart conditions; to educate healthcare professionals and the general public on pediatric cardiology issues; and to support research in the area of pediatric cardiology. Children’s Heart Foundation, a 501(c)(3), was founded in 2001 through the compassionate efforts of local pediatric cardiologists and concerned families of children with heart problems. Children’s Heart Foundation is located at 3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89109. For more information on Children’s Heart Foundation, please call (702) 967-3522 or visit www.chfn.org.