It's My Heart-Atlanta Chapter

                                                           Mission & Vision

It's My Heart

It’s My Heart is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides support to and advocates for those affected by Acquired and Congenital Heart Defects (CHD). Through awareness, resources, and education, IMH creates alliances and networks among families, groups, hospitals, and the community. 
Some of the current objectives are to:
  • Create an ongoing relationship with children’s hospitals by implementing programs, such as Comfort Bags, Backpack Buddies, Care Packages, Legacy Boxes, and Special Family Holiday Events.
Hold Annual IMH Keep The Beat CHD Awareness Walks to spread awareness and raise funds supporting our mission.
  • Distribute CHD literature to doctor’s offices and hospitals.
  • Provide events in local communities for families affected by CHD.
  • Award scholarships to aid those taking classes for the medical care of those affected by CHD.
  • Aid researchers’ projects with outreaching to families affected by CHD.
  • Seek new opportunities to support the goals of It’s My Heart.

About Us

Welcome to the Atlanta Chapter of It’s My Heart! Our chapter serves the Atlanta area, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you are interested in joining, helping, or supporting our efforts in this region. I am the Atlanta Chapter President and would love for you to be involved with the great things we have going on! Contact me at for more info!

Chapter Officers
Melissa Harvey, President

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Meetings and Chapter Calendar

It’s My Heart Support Group Meetings are a wonderful place to learn more about CHD and meet other parents and family members that are going through similar situations. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, contact us at

Get Involved

As a group, we provide non-medical support to those affected by CHD through a variety of means and work to educate the public on Congenital Heart Defects. The following is a list of ways we reach out to our community.

We Got Heart

“We Got Heart” is a nationwide support group specifically geared towards ages 12-19 for all those affected by CHD including family and friends. This is a safe place where teens can talk freely amongst each other about CHD, it’s implications and lifestyle management. Click here to become a member of We Got Heart.
Keep your eyes peeled for exciting upcoming events like:
  • Stadium Night in your area (Sports Team)
  • Annual Retreat
  • Monthly meetings with guest speakers and fun activities
Participate and get involved by:
  • Stuffed Animal Drive for the Comfort Bags
  • Snack Drive for Care Packages
  • Pennies for Heart Drive
  • Participate in Annual IMH National CHD Awareness Walk as a form of community service
Interact with other teens:
If you’d like a reference letter for college applications, inquire here
Click here for a printable flyer and Drive Request Letter to hold your own Hugs for Kids Stuffed Animal Drive.

For any questions or comments contact the National We Got Heart Director, at