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The Chloe Duyck Memorial Fund Company Profile

After los­ing their daugh­ter, Chloe, to a con­gen­i­tal heart defect (HLHS), the Duy­cks looked for an orga­ni­za­tion that focused on children’s heart defect research. While they found won­der­ful sup­port groups, they knew that med­ical research would ulti­mately help save lives and improve out­comes. After con­sult­ing med­ical pro­fes­sion­als and research­ing options, they could not find an orga­ni­za­tion that focused solely on pedi­atric heart research and it was sug­gested that a fund be cre­ated. The Duy­cks part­nered up with the Car­diopul­monary Research Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Insti­tute (CRSTI) to cre­ate The Chloe Duyck Memo­r­ial Fund. Funds would be ear­marked for research and aware­ness in the area of pedi­atric con­gen­i­tal heart defects. This allowed the Chloe Duyck Memo­r­ial Fund to sup­port research very early on. And, because fund­ing is not used to pay salaries, more fund­ing is made avail­able for these research and aware­ness ini­tia­tives. The par­ent orga­ni­za­tion, CRSTI, has been instru­men­tal in the suc­cess of these efforts as have vol­un­teers and donors.

News from The Chloe Duyck Memorial Fund:

Family Fun and Raising Hope for Tiny Hearts are Hallmarks of The Magic of Hope 2013 Fundraiser

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Chloe Duyck Memorial Fund, part of the Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI), will be holding its annual fundraiser, this year titled The Magic of Hope: Raising Hope 4 Tiny Hearts 2013 (http://magicofhope.com), at the Dr. Pe…