Filmmaker and Actor Diego Luna Works to Bring Greater Access to Pediatric Heart Surgery in Latin America: Nonprofit Surgeons of Hope names Luna as its first Heart Ambassador.

Filmmaker, actor and humanitarian, Diego Luna is partnering with the Surgeons of Hope Foundation to raise awareness of the growing need for children and babies to have access to life-saving heart surgeries, regardless of where they call home. Diego Luna is most notorious for his work in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Flatliners, and […]

New milestones in our global fight against heart disease

Dear friend, Last week, I had the privilege to visit a new pediatric program in Lima, Peru, where together with Hearts with Hope, our volunteers have done over 100 screenings, and performed open heart surgery and interventional cardiology for 12 hours each day. I wish I could tell you what it’s like to meet our […]

Our Offer To You

Dear Friend, As you already know, Surgeons of Hope has a crucial mission, saving the lives of babies and children affected with heart disease. Uniquely, Surgeons of Hope also has a sustainable long term model that enables local communities to, over time, have self-sustaining pediatric cardiac programs with limited to no further involvement from Surgeons […]

Meet Our Heroes: Medical Volunteers and Surgeons

Dear friend, We have some exciting news! Thanks to the Association des Français Fonctionnaires Internationaux de New York (AFFIN), we will hold our next event on September 12th at 6:30pm! The focus of the evening will be a panel of some of the amazing and inspiring doctors who volunteer with Surgeons of Hope. They will discuss their experiences […]

New Steps Forward in Our Global Fight Against Heart Disease

Dear friend, We are making progress! Surgeons of Hope is focusing on continuing work established in primary sites while simultaneously beginning new projects to broaden the horizon of pediatric cardiac care in Latin America. In addition to over 180 and 240 surgeries projected to take place in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, respectively, we will be sending […]

Wine Tasting Benefit Night

Dear friend, Please join us on Wednesday, June 21st for a MAGNVM OPVS Tasting Concert to support Surgeons of Hope in conjunction with On Site Opera! The event will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Salon Rose of the Consulate General of France. At a MAGNVM OPVS tasting concert, audiences are guided through a traditional wine tasting […]

Anyone can be a victim of congenital heart disease, even the most fortunate

Two weeks ago the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” show, which usually welcomes millions of viewers daily, went silent.  After a week without any public appearance, Kimmel came back on his show on Monday, explaining that he had just spent the most difficult days of his life following the birth of his son, born with a congenital heart disease. He went through […]

This is a very busy week for the Foundation!

On Tuesday, our Executive Director, Charles Catherine received a Humanitarian Prize at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. It was a very inspiring night! France 24 will broadcast this beautiful segment on Sunday about Surgeons of Hope (it’s in French): Watch it here.  Tomorrow morning, a team from the Hospital Infantil de Mexico led by […]

2016 – A Record Breaking Year for Surgeons of Hope

Dear friend, With the New Year around the corner, I want to thank you once again for all that you’ve done to support the Surgeons of Hope Foundation and our work. We started the Foundation 15 years ago with one great idea: every child should have access to heart surgery.  Today, I am proud to […]