Little Hearts Hold Big Hopes

June 13, 2021

2021 Eversource Walk for Boston Children's Hospital

Mended Little Hearts, a nonprofit organization, works nationally and in communities to empower children with congenital heart defects and their families through support, education and awareness. Mended Little Hearts is made up of the people it serves—moms, dads, children and families affected by congenital heart defects—along with medical professionals and community members working with these families. Mended Little Hearts volunteers understand firsthand the devastating emotions that often come with a diagnosis of a heart defect or heart disease in a child, and they work to provide educational resources and support that can come best from others who have been through similar experiences.

Mended Little Hearts of Boston empowers families affected by congenital heart disease through a caring support network.

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Our Visiting Program serves heart families while they are inpatient. It can be a very emotional and difficult time while your child is in the hospital. MLH’s accredited visitors are fellow Heart Parents who are there to listen, empathize and offer support to families.

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How to Help

Mended Little Hearts relies on the support of individuals, corporations and foundations to help us provide hope and support to thousands of children with congenital heart defects and their families and caregivers. We are very grateful for all donations that have made it possible for Mended Little Hearts to offer services that give hope, help and healing. You can help our Bravery Bag Program and Lending Program grow and thrive:

  • $25 – Helps Provide Two Days of Parking
  • $50 – Helps Provide Dinner at a Local Restaurant
  • $100 – Helps offset the Cost of Hotel Fees

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Joining Mended Little Hearts of Boston

Mended Little Hearts groups host educational programs, promote awareness of congenital heart disease, work with medical professionals in the area, connect families with local resources and each other, and support families in their communities. If you would like a visit or support, please contact MLH of Boston and ask for the Outreach Coordinator. To become a member simply complete our online form.

Please be sure to designate “Boston” in the group list when filling out the application.


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Talking with physicians can be overwhelming and confusing. We’re hoping that these questions can help guide you to understanding your child’s condition and the multiple facets included in their treatment.