Our Mission

600 Babies in Lebanon might not see their 1st birthday unless we help

Founded in 2005, Heartbeat - La Chaîne de l’Espoir is a Lebanese non-profit non-governmental association with the mission to treat children born with heart disease.

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Facts & Figures

IF PROPER TREATMENT IS OFFERED ON TIME, 95% OF CHILDREN LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

Since 2005, we’ve treated over 3,500 children in Lebanon. All types of medical procedures have been performed, including open-heart surgery for both simple and complex heart malformations, and state of the art cardiac catheterization. learn more

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Great concerts since 2005
+300
Families assisted every year
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Children treated since 2005
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Our Concerts

MUSIC SAVES LIVES

Every year, we throw a music concert that helps us raise most of our funding. The twist? Doctors and medical students perform alongside artists in front of a live audience of over 6,000 people. View concerts

Who’s Behind Heartbeat

PEOPLE OF ALL WALKS OF LIFE MAKE HEARTBEAT

We started out in 2005 as a small NGO in Lebanon. Today, over 100 people are involved in our work, from medical staff, to performing artists and volunteers. Each talented individual in our dedicated team brings a unique set of expertise and experience to the organization.Meet the team

Our Partners

A GROWING FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS

Over the years, we’ve received the help of many generous partners. Together, we’re saving 300 children every year.

Heartbeat has become a regional reference for the treatment of CHD and it will be contributing to raising the level of medical education in this field in the entire Middle East.
Pr. Alain Deloche, Chairman La Chaine de l’Espoir

No matter how much time and effort I dedicate towards helping the cause of Heartbeat, I still feel the urge to do more. The reward? What could be better than knowing that your time and effort went towards mending little broken hearts!
Maxime Chaya, Heartbeat Ambassador

To live a Heartbeat concert is a real treat, especially since all the funds raised are entirely committed to the noble cause of saving children.
Johan Verkammen, Ambassador of Belgium

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Our Activities

SO MANY WAYS TO SAVE A CHILD’S LIFE

From medical development to awareness campaigns and fundraising events, we’re constantly coming up with new projects to save lives. By mobilizing your family and friends you too can save the life of a child.

 
Everesting Lebanon by Maxime Chaya
On October 15, 2020, Lebanese explorer and Heartbeat's ambassador, Maxime Chaya successfully completed the Everesting Lebanon challenge to raise awareness…
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