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Be #KIND: Vote for Harboring Hearts!

This month vote your heart out for Harboring Hearts! We are currently in the running to receive $10,000 from KIND Healthy Snacks that will go towards our Community Program for adult and pediatric heart patients and their families and caregivers. To date, our Community Program has benefited more than 1,500 patients and their families, offering essential respite from daily medical routines. Should we win, we will launch a new component in the Community Program aimed at enhancing the long-term health […]

Champions for Charity Holiday Shopping Benefit December 5-7

Complete your holiday shopping on a day where your fabulous purchases go towards a good cause! Harboring Hearts is teaming up with Americana Manhasset to celebrate 18 years of giving on November 24 and from Dec 5 – 7, 2013. Harboring Hearts is one of 90+ not-for-profit organizations participating in this year’s Champions for Charity’s Annual Holiday Shopping Benefit. Over 70 participating Americana Manhasset stores will donate 25% of your pre-tax purchases to the charity of your choice during these […]

Give Back on #GivingTuesday with Harboring Hearts!

As the year winds down and friends and families bunker down for the yearly run of end-of-the-year holidays, and perhaps even holiday shopping–why not take some time to also celebrate #GivingTuesday?    #GivingTuesday (#GT) is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off December on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is this year on December 3, 2013. Harboring Hearts will celebrate #GivingTuesday(Dec 3, 2013) by collecting  greeting cards for […]

Harboring Hearts in Action: The Gambini Family One Year Later

It just wasn’t safe to stay anymore. Her son needed a heart transplant. She was recovering from breast cancer surgery. And the flood waters in her Little Ferry home kept rising. Already besieged by incredible hardship, the Gambini family found themselves homeless, shuffling to shelters and staying with any friend willing to house them. They needed to lug highly sensitive medicine wherever they went. Their car had just washed up in the flooding, making transportation yet another nightmare. Unexpectedly and […]

Recap: The Legion of Hearts Community Event

Recap written by Meghan Arsenault and Deirdre Lombardi Harboring Hearts teamed up with the American Heart Association, Sephora, and ZICO Pure Coconut Water to host the Legion of Hearts event in the pediatric cardiology department at Mount Sinai Hospital on October 7th, 2013. About 20 volunteers joined us to provide a morning filled with cheer, laughter, and a heart-healthy breakfast! Over 50 patients and their families were able to take a break from their busy day and medical routine to have […]

Photos from the Legion of Hearts

Harboring Hearts recently joined forces with the American Heart Association, Sephora, and ZICO: Pure Coconut Water to host our Legion of Hearts event at The Mount Sinai pediatric cardiology wing on October 7th, 2013. Not only did we get help from our super sponsors–our event was successful thanks to the talented work of our volunteers and a few special guests and super women, including Sharon Bush and Skylar Brandt from The American Ballet Theatre. Thanks to the help of our […]

Harboring Hearts Oktoberfest 2013

You are invited to a fabulous Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, October 19 from 7:30 PM-midnight at Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, New York! Join us for dinner, drinks, live music, a beer drinking contest, and more, with proceeds from the event benefiting Harboring Hearts programs. Be sure to RSVP by October 10th by calling (516) 353-2987 to reserve your spot! A special thanks to Plattduetsche Park Restaurant for partnering up with us for this special event. We hope to […]

#STARTARYOT with Harboring Hearts

  The #STARTARYOT Challenge to donate to charities in need ends in one week; thanks to your amazing efforts Harboring Hearts raised $13,061 so far–we’re nearly halfway to our goal! We still need your help and generous donations for our Emergency Fund, and every little bit counts. Also, any donation of $10 enters you in a raffle to win VIP tickets to see Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and John Meyer! For more information and to make a […]

Charity Spotlight on Harboring Heart’s #STARTARYOT

Happy #FundraisingFriday everyone! Today Harboring Hearts was featured on Positivexpert’s Charity Spotlight–we would like to send a big “Thank you” to Adonica Brereton for her continued support, and for her assistance in promoting our crowd funding campaign, #STARTARYOT. We are taking part in a five-week crowdfunding initiative called the #STARTARYOT Challenge — in order to gain awareness, recognition, and most importantly dollars for our programs. The Challenge ends on September 24th and with the help of our supporters, like Adonica […]