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What are we fundraising for?

Sweetheart Day is our annual flagship event held on February 14 - International Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day (aka Valentine’s Day). During February we are raising awareness and funds to support the 8 babies every day born with a heart defect. That is one every 3 hours when a families lives change in a heartbeat.

Sadly 4 young lives are lost to CHD each week. Sweetheart Day is your chance to join in the fight against this disease.

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Anakin is one of the faces of Sweetheart Day


Aurora is one of the faces of Sweetheart Day.


Kennedy is an Australian rugby league and rugby union footballer who plays for the Parramatta Eels in the NRL Women's Premiership and as a centre for the NSW Waratahs in the Super W. She is also a heart kid.


North Melbourne AFL Player and Heart Kid Jaidyn has been an amazing advocate for heart kids as he inspires them to be the best they can be.

Things Can Change in a Heartbeat

Life changes in a heartbeat for families impacted by congenital heart disease

There are certain things in life that one can’t prepare for, such as the moment a parent is told their newborn has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Suddenly a momentous occasion quickly turns to sadness and things change in a heartbeat.

This February we are raising funds and awareness of the impact that congenital or childhood acquired heart disease has on families.

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