Supporting little hearts at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

#BeAHero Campaign

At Kellen’s Big Heart Fund, we support little CHD superheroes and families of the Heart Institute at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Every year, hundreds of surgeries to repair congenital heart defects are performed to save the lives of the tiniest of fighters. Their strength and resilience are what make them superheroes and an inspiration to us all!

While we may not all be facing the battles they have overcome, we ALL have the ability to become superheroes! From #GivingTuesday (November 28th) through December 31st, you can join our #BeAHero campaign and make a big difference in the life of a little hero. Help us reach our goal of $700 today!


Carrie Oakes   I am supporting the Big Heart Fund because kids should not have to stop being kids when they become patients in the CVICU at Le Bonheur. Thanks to the Big Heart Fund, patients still have access to age-appropriate toys, books, games, support, and means for their families.  Join Carrie and #BeAHero today !

Carrie Oakes

I am supporting the Big Heart Fund because kids should not have to stop being kids when they become patients in the CVICU at Le Bonheur. Thanks to the Big Heart Fund, patients still have access to age-appropriate toys, books, games, support, and means for their families. Join Carrie and #BeAHero today!


Becca Bussey   I'm Becca! I am a wife, RN at Le Bonheur, and the mom of one amazing kiddo! After following Kellen's journey on Facebook, I was so excited to cheer from the sidelines and hope that one day I would have the chance to care for him. Though that time never came as Kellen passed away waiting for a heart transplant. I continued to follow the Big Heart Fund and jumped on board with financial support as soon as it began! I want to continue to do whatever I can to make sure kiddos and parents get the support they need, from the bottom of my Kellen-sized heart!  Join Becca and #BeAHero today !

Becca Bussey

I’m Becca! I am a wife, RN at Le Bonheur, and the mom of one amazing kiddo! After following Kellen’s journey on Facebook, I was so excited to cheer from the sidelines and hope that one day I would have the chance to care for him. Though that time never came as Kellen passed away waiting for a heart transplant. I continued to follow the Big Heart Fund and jumped on board with financial support as soon as it began! I want to continue to do whatever I can to make sure kiddos and parents get the support they need, from the bottom of my Kellen-sized heart! Join Becca and #BeAHero today!


Laurie Gilbert   My name is Laurie and I am a Registered Nurse in the CVICU at Le Bonheur. I am a wife to Chad and mom to Colby and Cooper. I am raising money to support the Big Heart Fund because I love Kellen and all the other heart babies I have the opportunity to work with every day. I have seen how much of an impact the Fund can make and I want to do everything I can to help our patients and their families!  Join Laurie and #BeAHero toda y!

Laurie Gilbert

My name is Laurie and I am a Registered Nurse in the CVICU at Le Bonheur. I am a wife to Chad and mom to Colby and Cooper. I am raising money to support the Big Heart Fund because I love Kellen and all the other heart babies I have the opportunity to work with every day. I have seen how much of an impact the Fund can make and I want to do everything I can to help our patients and their families! Join Laurie and #BeAHero today!

 


Libby Perry   After following Kellen's journey, I felt led to join the cause to provide support to the patients and families at Le Bonheur. I have helped serve meals and fundraise for the Big Heart Fund and I look forward to helping them reach their goals! We can all be a hero and make a difference in the life of a little fighter.  Join Libby and #BeAHero today !

Libby Perry

After following Kellen’s journey, I felt led to join the cause to provide support to the patients and families at Le Bonheur. I have helped serve meals and fundraise for the Big Heart Fund and I look forward to helping them reach their goals! We can all be a hero and make a difference in the life of a little fighter. Join Libby and #BeAHero today!


Krissie Schmidt   I'm Krissie Schmidt and I am a volunteer with Kellen's Big Heart Fund! I enjoy volunteering because Kellen's Big Heart Fund makes such a positive impact. I really enjoy bringing comfort to families during a difficult time in their lives. I enjoy supporting this cause because I love what the Big Heart Fund does for the superhero heart patients and their families.  Join Krissie and #BeAHero today !

Krissie Schmidt

I’m Krissie Schmidt and I am a volunteer with Kellen’s Big Heart Fund! I enjoy volunteering because Kellen’s Big Heart Fund makes such a positive impact. I really enjoy bringing comfort to families during a difficult time in their lives. I enjoy supporting this cause because I love what the Big Heart Fund does for the superhero heart patients and their families. Join Krissie and #BeAHero today!


Wendy Williams   My name is Wendy and I am the mom of a Special Needs, medically complex miracle named Liam. I followed Kellen's journey and his story and courageous fight inspired me. The CVICU is such an important part of the medical care that is provided at Le Bonheur. The work that Kellen's Big Heart Fund does for the families in the CVICU is so worthy and important. Being hospitalized takes a toll on families but a warm meal, friendly face, and the awesome superhero capes go a long way to brighten their day! Please consider supporting this worthy cause!  Join Wendy and #BeAHero today !

Wendy Williams

My name is Wendy and I am the mom of a Special Needs, medically complex miracle named Liam. I followed Kellen’s journey and his story and courageous fight inspired me. The CVICU is such an important part of the medical care that is provided at Le Bonheur. The work that Kellen’s Big Heart Fund does for the families in the CVICU is so worthy and important. Being hospitalized takes a toll on families but a warm meal, friendly face, and the awesome superhero capes go a long way to brighten their day! Please consider supporting this worthy cause! Join Wendy and #BeAHero today!


Lolita Holmes   Hi! I am Lolita Holmes, wife to Chris Holmes and mom of two sons, Christopher and Jason. I have a passion and deep desire for giving. Katrina is my drive in support of the Big Heart Fund. Her awesome display of faith in God during Kellen's illness and passing moved me to want to do whatever I can in support of this cause. It is my prayer that NO parent has to go through what she went through, but if they have to, I pray that there is always someone in their lives supporting the efforts and giving them the hope that she had and has!    Join Lolita and #BeAHero today !

Lolita Holmes

Hi! I am Lolita Holmes, wife to Chris Holmes and mom of two sons, Christopher and Jason. I have a passion and deep desire for giving. Katrina is my drive in support of the Big Heart Fund. Her awesome display of faith in God during Kellen’s illness and passing moved me to want to do whatever I can in support of this cause. It is my prayer that NO parent has to go through what she went through, but if they have to, I pray that there is always someone in their lives supporting the efforts and giving them the hope that she had and has! Join Lolita and #BeAHero today!

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