In the News

In the News 2017-03-02T15:19:55+00:00

Richmond Register

It’s the last day of Heart Awareness month and we have been Blessed yet again to make the front cover of our local newspaper. If you live in or around Madison County please be sure to pick up a copy today!!
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Lexington Herald

The night before newborn Jaxon Russell had his first heart surgery, his mother and father, Miranda and Shannon Russell, put their son’s tiny handprint on a baseball and put the ball in a glass case…
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San Diego Padres

We had a unique opportunity to work with the San Diego Padres who donated the baseballs for the packs which are going to Lil’ Heart Sluggers as well as Tough Lil’ Sluggers there at their hospital.
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Touching Post from Adi’s Parents

This first family is one that many of you may be familiar with as they hold a special place within our hearts as well as our organization. Please join us in lifting her family up during this holiday season.
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Diamondbacks Fantasy Camp

When Jaxon Matthew Russell was born on Sept. 26, 2012, all seemed normal to his parents, Shannon and Miranda, but in a matter of hours that would change.
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Ben Revere Help Lil’ Slugger

Shannon and Miranda Russell, founders of the nonprofit Lil’ Heart Sluggers, have run into a little problem with raising money for their group which helps families of children with heart problems.
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Icing Smiles Cake Donation

As the 1-year-old boy covered in red icing dug his chubby hands into the little Mickey Mouse cake, the roomful of adults and children at Berea’s Church on the Rock activity building burst into laughter…
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UNC Greensboro Fundraiser

The UNCG softball team raised awareness through season-long donations to help in the fight against Congenital Heart Defects. The UNCG softball team raised a final total of $1,556.75…
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