Samaritan's Purse is providing hope for children with congenital heart defects
February 7-14 is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness week. Along with many families, individuals, organizations, and health professionals, Samaritan’s Purse would like to take this opportunity to share the needs and solutions for children suffering from heart defects at birth.
Children’s Heart, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, arranges life-saving heart surgeries for hundreds of children who live in countries where the required medical expertise and equipment are not available. We provide airfare for the children, a parent, and a translator and locate evangelical Christian churches and families willing to host the groups. After receiving surgery, children are encouraged to attend Heart Camps where they can connect with other children and learn about Jesus’ love for them.
Since 1993, Children’s Heart Project has helped more than 1,000 children receive the life-saving surgery they need.