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Children's Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month Encourages Families to Start a Conversation about Heart Disease
Join CCF this September and help raise awareness of pediatric cardiomyopathy, the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in the young. Talk with your family to #KnowYourHeart and learn the signs, symptoms and risk factors of cardiomyopathy. During Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month, there will be 30 days of fun educational activities to learn, share and take action.

Posted 09/01/16 | Learn More

Join CCF's Summer-Long AED Scavenger Hunt
Join CCF, One Beat CPR and the American Camp Association for the 4th Annual #MyCampAED Scavenger Hunt. Find your camp AED, take a selfie and post to social media outlets. Ready, Set, Go!

Posted 07/21/16 | Learn More

Former Miss Ohio Tees Off for a Cure in Montclair, NJ
The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) hosted its 14th Annual Golf for a Cure at the historic Montclair Golf Club in New Jersey, with former Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis speaking about her experience with cardiomyopathy.

Posted 07/21/16 | Learn More

CCF's Financial Assistance Program helps families at a critical time. Please give to our Spring Appeal.
Cardiomyopathy can send families into a financial tailspin after their child's diagnosis. Out-of-pocket treatment expenses for cardiomyopathy can be as much as $62,000 per year. Medical costs for a child who needs a new heart can surpass $1 million.

Posted 03/18/16 | Learn More


Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month in September Urges Families to #KnowYourHeart and Learn Risk Factors 
This September CCF, along with 12 national partners, will be raising awareness of pediatric cardiomyopathy during Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month. The awareness initiative urges families to #KnowYourHeart and learn the signs, symptoms and risk factors of cardiomyopathy, which can help to identify more at-risk children and get them appropriate medical care. The month long initiative will include 30 days of fun educational activities to learn, share and take action.

Posted 9/01/15 | Learn More

Join Team CCF in Walk For A Cure During Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month
It takes a team to defeat cardiomyopathy and we need you on our team. CCF’s first annual Walk For A Cure will be held on September 27 in West Orange, New Jersey to raise awareness of pediatric cardiomyopathy. The fun-filled family day is sure to be memorable with an inspirational send-off and a festive finish line celebration with music, activities and food. Come walk with us in New Jersey, plan a walk in your hometown, or support as an event sponsor or virtual walker.

Posted 8/6/15 | Learn More

CCF Holds Thirteenth Annual Golf Classic to Raise Funds for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Research and Education 
The 13th Annual CCF Golf Classic, held on July 20, was a sold-out success with 224 attendees and 64 sponsors. Held at the historic and distinguished Montclair Golf Club in New Jersey, the event raised more than $370,000 for pediatric cardiomyopathy research and education.

Posted 7/20/15 | Learn More

#mycampAED Scavenger Hunt kicks Off in Celebration of National CPR and AED Awareness Week
Join CCF’s nationwide AED scavenger hunt this summer to locate camp AEDs across the country to call attention to the importance of AED accessibility during a cardiac emergency. To participate in the hunt, find your camp AED, take a selfie and post to social media outlets. Ready, Set, Go!

Posted 6/4/15 | Learn More

CCF Partners with Congressional Leaders to Reintroduce the SAFE PLAY Act
During National Heart Month, CCF partnered with Senator Robert Menendez, Representatives Lois Capps and Bill Pascrell, and the National Athletic Trainers' Association on the reintroduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act, a bill that includes provisions for protecting student athletes from sudden cardiac arrest, which is commonly associated with cardiomyopathy.

Posted 2/10/15 | Learn More

Join CCF’s 50-State Awareness Challenge During National Heart Month
Last year's awareness challenge was such a success that we are doing it again this February! During National Heart Month, let's remind others that heart disease affects children, too -- often with worse outcomes. Join CCF in this month-long challenge to put the focus on pediatric cardiomyopathy. Participate in one or all three of these fun initiatives and receive a heart on your state for your awareness efforts.

Posted 2/3/15 | Learn More

CCF and One Beat CPR Awards Portable AED to Winner of #mycampAED Scavenger Hunt
The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation announces Angeles Crest Christian Camp of Fullerton, California as the winner of their second annual #mycampAED scavenger hunt.

Posted 1/13/15 | Learn More

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