Our Bella Bag is a gift of love from our foundation to families that have a child in the hospital battling congenital heart defects. All of the items in the bag will provide comfort and essentials to the family as they begin what can often be a long stay in the hospital. Some families receive their diagnosis early and are prepared, while others may not find out the severity of the defect until after their child is born. Regardless of the situation, the Bella Bag has a significant place for these families as they try and find a home for all of their belongings. In addition to the convenience of having a bag for their own personal items, the Bella Bag will also be comprised of the following supplies: a fleece blanket, hot/cold drink bottle, toiletry kits, coloring books, and a mini snuggle buddy animal for the child.
Our ultimate goal: To build a simple bag of essentials that will generate amazing smiles for CHD families!
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A 501(c)(3) organization (EIN # 47-5628753)
Board of Directors:
President - Jason Bobay
Secretary - Laura Bobay
Treasurer - Donald Bobay
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