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RESOURCES

Where are you in your heart disease journey?

Learn about Heart Health & Your Diagnosis

Here are some verified heart health resources for you and your loved ones.

American Heart Association

American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke through research and advocacy. [Learn More]

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

CRF’s mission is to improve the survival and quality of life for people with cardiovascular disease through research and education. [Learn More]

Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation

Donate Life

Donate Life motivates the American public to register now as organ, eye and tissue donors. Learn how you can be an organ donor in your state. [Learn More]

Events of the Heart

Events of the Heart uses the creative arts to educate and bring awareness to women on heart health issues. [Learn More]

Healthline Heart Disease Infographic

Healthline infograph showcasing heart disease statistics and facts to help someone understand their risk for a heart attack or other heart-related issues. [Learn More]

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NHLBI provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases. [Learn More]

World Heart Federation

World Heart Federation is committed to uniting its members and lead the global fight against heart disease and stroke. [Learn More]

Find Emotional Support & Community

Connect with others experiencing similar challenges.

Caring Bridge

CaringBridge provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier. [Learn More]

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts’ mission is to “inspire hope in heart disease patients and their families.” They offer services to heart patients through visiting programs, support group meetings and educational forums. [Learn More]

Mended Little Hearts

Mended Little Hearts is a support program for parents of children with heart defects and heart disease. [Learn More]

Learn About Your Child’s Heart & Special Resources for Children

Find resources and support for children and young adults with heart disease.

Children’s Heart Foundation

Children’s Heart Foundation funds the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects among children. [Learn More]

Mended Little Hearts

Mended Little Hearts is a support program for parents of children with heart defects and heart disease. [Learn More]

Ronald McDonald House

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. [Learn More]

Ronny Turiaf Heart to Heart Foundation

Ronny Turiaf Heart to Heart Foundation raises money to provide EKG’s, heart surgeries and defibrillators to children and schools in need. [Learn More]

Women-Specific Support & Communities

Heart disease can manifest itself differently in women. Find women-specific resources and support here.

Events of the Heart

Events of the Heart uses the creative arts to educate and bring awareness to women on heart health issues. [Learn More]

Go Red for Women

Go Red For Women brings awareness to the issue of women and heart disease. They provide women with the tools to lead a heart healthy life. [Learn More]

Transcendental Mediation for Women’s Heart Health

The Transcendental Meditation (TM) program for women offers an easy 7 step course for the full development of a woman’s emotional, mental and physical health with a scientifically verified broad range of benefits including heart health. [Learn More]

WomenHeart

WomenHeart’s mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease. [Learn More]

Find Housing Assistance

No matter where you need to go for medical care, find a place to stay.

Joe’s House

Joe’s House website lists thousands of places to stay across the country near hospitals and treatments centers that offer a discount for traveling cancer patients and their loved ones. [Learn More]

Miracle House

Miracle House provides temporary housing, meals, and advocacy to caregivers and patients coming to New York City for critical medical treatment. [Learn More]

Ronald McDonald House

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. [Learn More]

Other Assistance Funds

Additional health care assistance programs for those with limited resources or who are uninsured.

Larry King Cardiac Foundation

Larry King Cardiac Foundation provides funding for life-saving treatment for individuals who, due to limited means or no insurance, would otherwise be unable to receive the treatment and care they so desperately need. [Learn More]

National Transplant Assistance Fund

NTAF helps families address financial hardships arising from uninsured medical expenses related to transplantation (solid organ, bone marrow, stem cell or tissue) and catastrophic injury (spinal cord, traumatic brain). [Learn More]

Needy Meds

NeedyMeds is an online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who need help with the cost of medicine. [Learn More]

Find Emergency Transportation Services

Getting around a new city can be challenging; here are some resources to make your journey easier.

Patient Air Lift Services

PALS arranges free air transportation for patients in need of life-saving medical care or treatment. [Learn More]

Note: Links do not constitute an endorsement of any organization by Harboring Hearts and none should be inferred. Harboring Hearts is not responsible for the content of the individual organization Web pages found at this link.

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