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Pull For Hearts Sporting Clays Event

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Grab your shotgun & come make a positive difference in the lives of children and adults living with single ventricle heart disease, "Half a Heart", locally and worldwide.
$125 per shooter or $500 per team.
Individual shooters will be placed on a team.
Ammuntion provided.
Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided.

Prizes will be awarded for:
Top Teams
Top Individuals
(Lewis Class Scoring)

For Reception/Lunch only $25

On September 16, 2017, the First Annual Pull For Hearts Sporting Clays Event will take place at the Howard County Izaak Walton League. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the IU- Cavopulmonary Assist Research Fund or "The Fontan Blood Pump".

What is the Cavopulmonary Assist Device or "The Fontan Blood Pump"?

The Fontan Blood Pump is a life-saving device currently under development by Dr. Mark D. Rodefeld, MD of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN. This life-saving device is currently be developed for children & adults living with a single ventricle heart defect. Single ventricle heart defects renders patients to live with half of a heart. The only surgical option available is not corrective surgery but a three stages of palliative surgeries. Currently, half of the children undergoing these surgeries will be in heart failure by adulthood and it is expected these surgeries will eventually fail. Once these surgeries fail the only alternative is a heart transplant, if available. Even though transplants themselves can be life-saving, recipients trade one set of problems for another. The average survival for these patients is 5 years.

What Can You Do?

With your help, we can make this event a success! If you can help us get the "word" out about our event! The greater the number of people that participate in turn means a larger donation to "The Fontan Blood Pump" which in turn means saving local children's and adults of Indiana but also worldwide!

We hope to continue this event annually to support our local children's hospitals and support networks for families and patients living with congenital heart defects.

If you have any questions or need further information, please email pullforheartssce@gmail.com.

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