Entries by info@harboringhearts.org

H4H with Daquain Jenkins

On Tuesday September 13th, Harboring Hearts hosted the September Hope 4 Hearts Day (H4H) with Daquain Jenkins and his family in New York City. Daquain has become a close friend of Harboring Hearts since his time as a heart transplant patient at Mount Sinai Hospital. Learn more about Daquain’s inspiring story here. The Jenkins family […]

The Keys To Founding A Successful Non-Profit: Having A Heart

What’s the secret ingredient for starting, growing, and prospering as a successful non-profit? Recently, I sat down with Michelle Javian, co-founder of Harboring Hearts, a non-profit dedicated to easing the financial and emotional burdens placed on families who are impacted by cardiac disease. We discussed the lessons learned from founding a non-profit from scratch, and […]

H4H with Zion Reese & Family

Harboring Hearts’ “Hope 4 Hearts Day” (H4H) for August featured Zion Reese, and his family. Zion is now a healthy eight year old boy, and the personalized day symbolized his ability to overcome hardships with positivity and the community’s support. We were first introduced to Zion in 2014 when he was six years old and […]

Safari Heart Party at NYP!

On Tuesday August 9th, Harboring Hearts hosted a “Safari Heart Party” Community Event at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for pediatric patients. We hosted four arts and crafts activities, provided delicious healthy snacks and juices, had an animal scavenger hunt, and much more for kids and caregivers to enjoy! We had six volunteers participate at the event, […]

H4H with Camille & Ahmya

On Wednesday July 27th, 2016 the Harboring Hearts team visited Camille Singleton in her home in New Jersey. Camille’s 1 year old daughter, Ahmya holds a special connection to the Harboring Hearts team, and therefore it was a natural fit to hold a Hope 4 Hearts Day for the family. We were first introduced to […]

Fetal Heart Population Event

On Tuesday July 26th Harboring Hearts joined efforts with the Mount Sinai Pediatrics Team to host a “Fetal Heart Population” pop-up event. The Fetal Heart Population consisted of a panel from Mount Sinai, personalized care packages for the families, a lunch-in, and arts & crafts activities for children.   The Mount Sinai team on the […]

Patient Support Group With Meditation

On Wednesday July 13th, the Harboring Hearts team joined Mount Sinai for their Patient Support Group with patients and caregivers. The support group of 25 patients and 10 caregivers were provided a safe space to share their personal stories and uplifting advice from their heart procedures. Mount Sinai social workers led the discussion and attendees […]

H4H Aijanee & Yolanda

On Wednesday June 29th, 2016 Harboring Hearts hosted the second Hope 4 Hearts Day (H4H) for 16 year old Aijanee, and her mom Yolanda. The family was first introduced to Harboring Hearts in 2011 as Aijanee was undergoing procedures to improve her heart conditions. Since then, Aijanee’s health has significantly improved and we felt it […]