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The Children's Heart Foundation Teams Up With ProFlowers(R) to Raise Awareness and Funding for the Leading Birth Defect in America
Date:5/5/2008

Beginning May 2008, Ten Dollars of Every Floral Bouquet Purchased at http://www.proflowers.com/CHF Will Support Research for Congenital Heart Defects

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Heart Foundation today announced a new partnership with ProFlowers(R) -- the online fresh flower marketplace -- just in time for Mother's Day! Beginning in May 2008, shoppers can visit http://www.proflowers.com/CHF and choose from a variety of beautiful, fresh-from-the-field flower arrangements. Ten dollars from each purchase will benefit The Children's Heart Foundation.

"On behalf of the families of the 40,000 babies born each year with a congenital heart defect, we want to thank ProFlowers(R) for their support," said William Foley, Executive Director, The Children's Heart Foundation. "Sending flowers to the mothers and grandmothers in your life is a great way to show your appreciation and celebrate their love -- and now it also can help raise much-needed funding to find better treatments and, hopefully someday a cure, for congenital heart defects."

Every fifteen minutes a baby is born in this country with a congenital heart defect. Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the number one birth defect among all children born in America today. A CHD consists of an abnormality in the structure of the heart that may have life-threatening effects. There are 35 different types of CHDs, yet little is known about the cause of most of them and there is not yet a cure for any of them.

The Children's Heart Foundation is the country's leading organization solely committed to congenital heart defect (CHD) research funding and is comprised of parents, family members and friends of those affected by a congenital heart defect. The goal of The Children's Heart Foundation is to increase awareness, support the recently diagnosed through
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