Green Heart Gala benefits kids with congenital heart disease
Danielle and Patrik McKain formed the organization in 2012 after their son, Jameson, was born with half of a heart and eventually underwent a heart transplant.
His parents’ experience while at his hospital bedside led to creation of the nonprofit to help support children and families affected by congenital heart disease.
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The 2017 gala raised more than $40,000, according to a news release.
“The proceeds raised by this event will go directly towards supporting the children and family members directly impacted by the effects of congenital heart defects,” Danielle McKain says in the release.
“From delivering hospital care packages for child patients to providing ‘cough pillows’ that comfort kids after their surgery, the Green Heart Gala is an important event to help our organization perform these encouraging acts of support,” she says.
WDVE morning host Bill Crawford will host the event.
The gala will honor the annual Green Heart and Soldier Award winners.
Tickets are $100 each and include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dancing, live music and the awards program.
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Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5401 or [email protected] or via Twitter @MaryPickels.