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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 and funds for children born with heart disease. He was joined by a number of cyclists and runners who supported him in his mission. Starting at 5 AM, Max cycled for more than 13 hours […]

Bike for Beirut with Lance Armstrong

Two months after the horrific explosion that hit the port of Beirut on August 4, cycling star Lance Armstrong visits Heartbeat during the Bike for Beirut tour, an initiative aiming to raise global awareness and funds for Lebanese NGOs Beit El Baraka, Offre Joie, Lebanese Red Cross, and Heartbeat.With more than 30 participants joining the […]

Ministry of Public Health

The Lebanese government provides healthcare for the needy, and help cover the majority of patients’ hospital bills. For deprived families, Heartbeat helps to cover all remaining expenses, as well as outpatient bills and follow-up costs ensuring that no child with heart disease is left untreated due to a lack of funds.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Since 2012, following the devastating war in Syria, Heartbeat has witnessed an increased number of Syrian refugee children being referred for treatment. A partnership has been established with UNHCR to treat these children, saving, to date, the lives of more than 350 children born with heart disease.