The Power of Outreach

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After an hour long drive to the outer-skirts of Can Tho We arrived at the quaint home of the first Heartbeat Vietnam beneficiary we’d film, Khanh Vy, a plump one-year-old who sat on her mother’s hip. She was cute and chubby, like a healthy baby, but a bluish grey replaced what should have been the […]

HSBC hosts 24-hour Race To Raise Money For Heartbeat Vietnam

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Last Friday afternoon, the leaders and representatives of HSBC and VinaCapital Foundation participated in their first 24 -hour race around the park near Notre Dame Cathedral . The race went on for 24-hours straight, starting at 3 pm on 12/6 and ending at 3 pm on 13/6. The secret to their 24-hour run was teamwork! […]

Friendships Blossom During Hopeful Visit to Tam Duc Hospital

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On Friday, June 7, I accompanied Heartbeat Vietnam as they visited beneficiaries at Tam Duc Hospital. I saw Little faces, in the process of experiencing a life changing event – one that would not only save them, but make them stronger than the adults who filled their hospital rooms picking, probing, and soothing them. A […]

Students from The American School Kick off Heartbeat Vietnam Week with Their Second Annual Heartbeat Vietnam Assembly

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For the second year in row students from the American School (TAS) skipped, hopped, and jumped in lines of two through the doors of their school’s cafeteria, and anxiously awaited the commencement of what their school has coined “Heartbeat Vietnam Week”. The kick-off is the first event tied to a weeklong fund raising effort the […]

UPS Saves the Lives of Children with Heart Disease

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Ho Chi Minh City, April 14, 2015 – UPS and VinaCapital Foundation had ceremonies today to announce a UPS gift that will save the lives of as many as 30 disadvantaged children who have congenital heart defects and disease. The gift is to VinaCapital Foundation’s grassroots Heartbeat Vietnam program. The ceremony began at the VinaCapital […]