CHERUBS 2015 Year In Review

Thank you all for helping us to accomplish many goals this year!  We look forward to gaining new ground for our cause in 2016!

  • 20th Anniversary
  • Reached our goal to raise $1,000,000 for CDH (over 20 years)
  • Welcomed 521 new families and medical care providers into our membership
  • Sent out over 130 CDH HOPE Totebags
  • 2015 CDH Conference Cruise
  • Presented CDH Research Survey findings at the 2016 CDH Workshop in Toronto
  • Presented Research on Transitioning to Adulthood with CDH at the 2016 CDH Workshop
  • Unanimous passing of S. Res 115 in the U.S. Senate
  • Introduction of H. Res 224 into the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Gathered 48 state proclamations, bringing us to all 50 states proclaiming April 19th
  • Met with Congressmen on Capitol Hill
  • CHERUBS Dinner on Capitol Hill  
  • Dear Nicholas Sparks Blog for CDH Awareness started
  • Met with Nicholas Sparks
  • Bought on 3 new members of the Executive Board of Directors
  • Installed 3 new members of the Parent Advisory Board
  • Added 2 new members to the Medical Advisory Board
  • Participated in 2015 Raleigh Christmas Parade
  • Gave over one dozen speeches locally on CDH
  • Held the 2015 Masquerading Angels Ball in Raleigh
  • 1 new office intern
  • $20 for 20 Fundraiser/Awareness Quilt Started
  • Monthly Contests Started
  • Fight Song Video with cherubs singing
  • 2015 Fedex Inspirational Winner
  • Procured the domain
  • Held the 2015 Chris Leith Golf Tournament for CHERUBS
  • Awarded 2 CDH Research Grants (on Dec 31st)
  • Held the 2015 CDH Research Contest
  • Awareness Walk in Ontario, Canada
  • Created State Facebook pages
  • Reached over 25,000 Facebook Fans
  • Awarded 18 Financial Assistance Grants to Families
  • Awarded 1 CDH Scholarshiop
  • Participated in Couture for a Cause
  • Participated in National Children's Memorial Day
  • Participated in #GivingTuesday
  • 50/50 CDH Raffle for Research Contest
  • Niagara Falls lit up for April 19th
  • PECO Crown Lights in Philadelphia lit up for April 19th
  • Terminal Tower in Cleveland lit up for April 19th
  • The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge in Boston lit up for April 19th
  • Saint Louis Science Center's James S. McDonnell Planetarium lit up for April 19th
  • The Retirement Systems of Alabama lit up for April 19th
  • The Cummings Center in Beverly, MA lit up for April 19th
  • SunTrust Ziggurat in Tampa lit up for April 19th
  • Miami Towers lit up for April 19th
  • Eastside Cannery Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas lit up for April 19th
  • Omni Hotel in Dallas lit up for April 19th
  • Mayor Mike Savage's office in Nova Scotia lit up for April 19th
  • Salt Lake Bees Baseball CDH Awareness Night
  • CDH Awareness Night with the Las Vegas 51's
  • CDH Awareness Night with the City River Rascals
  • California Awareness Picnic
  • Colorado CDH Action Day Get Together
  • Pennsylvania Awareness Get Together
  • Oregon CDH Action Day Get Together
  • Texas Awareness Picnic
  • CDH Awareness Egg in Ohio
  • Arizona Awareness Day Get Together
  • Missouri Egg Hunt and Potluck for CDH Action Day
  • Louisiana Awareness Picnic and Balloon Release
  • Awareness walk/run in Ohio
  • Member picnic in Ohio
  • Member picnic in Arizona
  • 2016 CDH Awareness Calendar
  • Membership reached over 5600 members
  • CDH Awareness Bee's Baseball Game in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Las Vegas 51's CDH Awareness Baseball Game
  • Reached 226,387 supporters in Thunderclap campaign
  • Genghis Grill Fundraiser in St. Henderson, Nevada
  • Eli's Run in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Celebrate Sela: Race in Columbia, Mississippi
  • CHERUBS Ohio Easter Egg Hunt in Columbus, Ohio
  • CHERUBS St. Louis Get Together in St. Louis, Missouri
  • CHERUBS California Picnic in Clovis, California
  • Philadelphia, PA Get Together
  • CHERUBS Pacific NW CDH Action Day Event in Beaverton, Oregon
  • CHERUBS Arizona Picnic in Tempe
  • April 19th - Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day
  • CHERUBS Louisiana Get Together in Thibodaux
  • Mustang Club of Indianapolis Car Show benefiting CHERUB
  • CHERUBS Colorado Get Together in Aurora
  • Texas Family Picnic for CDH Action Day in North Richland Hills
  • April 20th - T.G.I. Friday's Benefit Night for CHERUBS - Brea, California

Join us in 2016 as we visit Capitol Hill  in April and hold the International CDH Conference in Paris in August,  along with many other local events.   Stay tuned to our site and  Facebook page for upcoming details

Happy New Year from everyone at  CHERUBS!

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2017 - News from CHERUBS

2017 Year In Review

Thank you all for helping us to accomplish many goals this year!   Look at what we accomplished together in 2017:


National Children's Memorial Day 2017

Our main web site at has turned black for National Children's Memorial Day in memory of all the cherubs lost to Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.


2017 CDH Conference

Our 2017 International CHERUBS CDH Conference was a huge success.