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Children’s Heart Foundation’s Walk with the Heart of a Child Returns to Craig Ranch Park this Saturday, April 23

Children’s Heart Foundation Steps It Up for 19th Annual Walk with the Heart of a Child
Craig Ranch Regional Park to Host Annual Walk to Benefit Heart Kids in Southern Nevada on April 23

WHAT:
Children’s Heart Foundation continues to make big moves for the 19th Annual Walk with the Heart of a Child.  The annual family walk turns 19 with its second year as an outdoor event at Craig Ranch Regional Park, giving walkers a vast space to lace up their sneakers and step out to support the one in 100 (or 40,000) children in the United States who are born with a congenital heart defect (CHD) each year.  These 40,000 annual cases make congenital heart defects the leading cause of illness and death in the first year of life.

WHEN:
Saturday, April 23
9 a.m.         Registration, check-in, activities begin
10 a.m.       Walk with the Heart of the Child begins
10:45 a.m.  Closing Ceremonies

WHERE:
Craig Ranch Regional Park
628 W. Craig Rd.
North Las Vegas

REGISTRATION:
Online registration is available at www.chfn.org/walk. Registration is $25 for adults and $15 for active-duty military, students and seniors.  Heart families will receive complimentary registration for immediate family members only and the heart child will receive a special event t-shirt designating them as a heart warrior.

INFO:
Founded in 2001, the Children’s Heart Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of children with heart conditions through empowering families through emotional, educational and financial support leading to a higher quality of life.  Children’s Heart Foundation has four main goals: to lend support to families as they deal with the emotional and financial toll exacted by a child’s heart condition, to provide a medically-supervised camp experience for children with heart conditions, to educate healthcare professionals and the general public on pediatric cardiology issues; and to support research in the area of pediatric cardiology.  For more information regarding Children’s Heart Foundation, please call (702) 967-3522, visit www.chfn.org, “like” on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChildrensHeartFoundation or follow @HeartKidsNV on Instagram or Twitter.

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Children's Heart Foundation's Walk with the Heart of a Child Returns to Craig Ranch Park this Saturday, April 23
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Children's Heart Foundation's Walk with the Heart of a Child Returns to Craig Ranch Park this Saturday, April 23