Welcome to the CHD Coalition

The Congenital Heart Defect Coalition (CHD Coalition) is a charitable nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to improve the quality of life for children and adults born with heart disease, also known as a congenital heart defect or CHD. The three main pillars of our mission are focused on uniting and supporting the CHD community; increasing public awareness; and raising money for lifesaving medical research.

News & Events

Heart Family Trip to Turtle Back Zoo!

Join us Saturday, May 14th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ. This event is free for all Heart Families and their immediate family members. Please feel free to pack a lunch, or you can purchase lunch at the zoo. The CHD Coalition will provide beverages and dessert. (more…)

Evening for Hearts Benefit Dinner & Tricky Tray

You are cordially invited to our Evening for Hearts Benefit Dinner & Tricky Tray on Wednesday, April 27th at The Venetian in Garfield, New Jersey. Tickets include entree, appetizer, salad, antipasto, dessert, unlimited beer, wine, soda or juice, and a sheet of general prize tickets. Three Levels of Prizes! 50/50 & Lottery Board. Prizes include: Disney Hopper passes, 50″ TV, iPad, tickets to sporting events & more!

Apply for a 2016 CHD Coalition Scholarship

The CHD Coalition is pleased to be awarding two $2,000 scholarships to eligible graduating high school students. Applicants must have a congenital heart defect or acquired heart disease. Visit the Scholarship page for eligibility information and to download this year’s application.

Heart Mom’s Day Out

Would you like to connect with other heart moms from Northern NJ, and enjoy a nice afternoon sharing stories while painting a beautiful picture? Join us Sunday, March 20th from 11 am – 1 pm! This is just for us “Moms” to get to know other moms going through the same struggles of having a child, or losing a child, to their congenital heart defect. There is no need to know anyone else going, it’s just us “Moms!”

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Stay Connected

CHD Coalition, 45 Carey Avenue, Suite 250 #1, Butler, NJ 07405, Phone: (973) 850-6320, Email: info@chdcoalition.org

8th Annual CHD Awareness Walk Sponsors

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