Congenital Heart Defects are the #1 birth defect in the U.S. 1 in 100 children are born with a CHD.

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The Children’s Heart Foundation is the leading national organization exclusively focused on funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.

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Volunteering is a fun way to help support CHF Oregon. We always need volunteers to help with our events or hold fundraisers.  Contact us if you would like to know more about our volunteer opportunities!

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More than 30 leading international pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons comprise the CHF Medical Advisory Board, which overseas the research granting process


Research has made a difference in the lives of thousands of children and their families. In the past decade, death rates for congenital heart defects have declined by 30 percent because of advances made through research.

The Children’s Heart Foundation, Oregon Chapter, is a group made up of all volunteers who are dedicated to raising awareness of Congenital Heart Defects, and raising money for the national effort to fund the most promising research to help improve the lives of children and families affected.  To help raise awareness and funds to support research we host a few fun events each year.


wine rides CHF Wine Rides, presented by Bike Gallery:   Join us for a ride June 26th and September 25 for our lovely wine rides, featuring quiet, rural roads, acclaimed Northern Willamette Valley wineries and beautiful wine country. Tours are fully supported and include a gourmet lunch, wine-tasting and are capped at 100 riders. Rides are approximately 30 miles of rolling terrain. Please join us.

Can’t make it to the Wine Rides?  We have other great opportunities to get involved through a few other fun events throughout the year including:

Heart Walk:  Come join CHF-OR and the ACHA Sept 17th  ’16.  Register your team, and raise money for CHD research.  This is the chance for our heart kids and their friends and families to make a difference!

Get ready for another great Vinolympics in Feb ’17, “Vie for the gold” in events that test your palate, general wine knowledge and physical coordination. This is a fun, casual, and totally un-snooty ‘wine-tasting meets carnival’ event. Medal winners will receive lots of – you guessed it- bottles of wine!  Again planned for the great space at the Theory Ballroom at OMSI, Cocktail attire and music will be added to our wine–themed games to create an event you don’t want to miss!

We know this is important work, and we can have fun while we achieve it together.  We can make a difference through the efforts of dedicated volunteers and sponsors like our signature sponsor:



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The Children’s Heart Foundation now has a monthly e-newsletter!
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