Category Archives: Activities

Cycling Challenge by the Karam brothers

In memoriam of their father Louis Karam, Johnny and Chawki, two amateur cyclists, decided to take the London-Paris challenge to raise $50,000 for five charities. With some practice and a lot of determination, the two brothers succeeded in covering more than 500 km of cycling from September 9 to 13, 2015. “They were certainly intense […]

De-Feet Runners: $90,000 raised for Heartbeat

Running six marathons in six consecutive days across Lebanon’s eight provinces. This was the latest challenge set by the De-Feet Runners, a group of eight friends who combined their passion for running to serve a new cause every year. With the motto “We Run, You Donate”, Ali, Georges, Imad, Jihad, Khodor, Marc, Mohammed, and Rabih […]

Kilimanjaro Challenge by Lyna & Georges Abou Adal

One dollar was donated for every meter climbed on Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain on earth. This is how Lyna and Georges Abou Adal decided to fundraise for Heartbeat and help save a child’s life. Lyna had never climbed more than 100 meters in her life and Georges prided himself for having run half a […]

Grand Serail Ceremony

In a ceremony that was held on Wednesday June 11, 2014, at the Grand Serail, Mrs. Lama Tamam Salam honored several Lebanese associations caring for children. Heartbeat received an award recognizing its contribution to treating children suffering from heart disease.

Order of the Crown

During the 2010 Gala dinner, His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium knighted Dr. Ramzi Ashoush, president of Heartbeat, with the ‘Order of the Crown’, in recognition of his many contributions to the improvement of the health condition of young hearts. This award also recognizes the efforts of all the team members of Heartbeat.

The Heartbeat Charity Fashion Show 2019

Following the huge success of the first Heartbeat Charity Fashion Show organized by Choueiry Group in 2017, 23 big names from the Lebanese fashion industry joined forces once again to save children born with heart disease.The multicreator show took place on June 28 as part of Jamaloukicon fashion festival. Hosted by Heartbeat’s ambassador Maxime Chaya […]

The Heartbeat Charity Fashion Show 2017

An exclusive and glamorous Multicreator Charity Fashion Show organized by Choueiry Group, took place at BIEL as part of the Wedding Folies Bridal expo. For the first time in Lebanon, 13 Lebanese Fashion Designers agreed to join forces in favor of Heartbeat to save children born with heart disease. The stunning charity event hosted 600 […]

The Heartbeat Box: Give It From The Heart

After the success of its first campaign, Heartbeat launched the ‘Heartbeat Box’ again in 2016, featuring Anthony Touma, Lebanese singer and member of the Heartbeat family. During the month of October, Anthony and the Heartbeat team visited 20 schools across Lebanon, teaching students about heart disease in children and encouraging them to contribute with any […]

Centre Coeur de l’Enfant

In December 2016, Heartbeat inaugurated at Hotel-Dieu de France hospital the most highly equipped center in the Middle East for the management of congenital heart disease. Designed as a colorful oasis within the hospital, the “Heart of the Child” center (Centre du Coeur de l’Enfant) includes the most advanced ultrasonography (echo) machine in the world, […]

Screening & Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

As part of its commitment to save many lives, Heartbeat launched a medical program aiming to screen and prevent cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in men and women. The program held in memoriam of Philippe El Hage consists of visiting villages all over Lebanon to provide villagers with screening tests for diabetes, cholesterol, […]