Dear Nicholas Sparks

To raise CDH Awareness, we have come up with a crazy idea!  We are writing a letter every day to author, Nicholas Sparks, to implore him to include CDH in one of his novels.


2014 Candles and Snowflakes

Candles and Snowflakes for December, 2014.   Thank you to everyone who donated in the name of a cherub.  <3


2014 CDH Research Grant Contest Winner

The winning hospital of the 2014 CDH Research Grant Contest is...



2014 CDH Research Raffle Contest Winner

The winner of the 2014 50/50 Raffle is....



2014 Year In Review

This year has been an incredible year at our charity and every step that we have been able to take has tremendously helped us to assist families affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.

As we reflect back on all of our accomplishments, we also remember all the children born with CDH during the past year and prepare for all the babies to be born with CDH in 2015.


Important Information About CHERUBS

Important information about CHERUBS:



2014 National Children's Memorial Day

We remembered the following cherubs and their families this National Children's Memorial Day:


Vote Daily in the CDH Research Grant Contest

We are in the midst of our 2014 CDH Research Grant Contest !

Current 10 Top for December 17:

1. Shands at the University of Florida - 1196
2. Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center - 661
3. The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP - 531
4. DHREAMS Research Study (Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia) Lab - 530
5. Boston Children's Hospital CDH Clinic - 315
6. St. Louis Fetal Care Institute - 161
7. Scottish Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Clinical Network - 87
8. UCSF Fetal Treatment Center - 85
9. The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto - 80
10. Mass General CDH Genetic Research Study - 18

Only the Top 5 will make it to Phase 2 on December 20th, when the vote count resets for the final 10 day showdown! Click here to vote!

Vote daily at

Right now, our grant prize is just $3000. To increase it, we need donations to our CDH Research Fund and to sell more CDH 50/50 Raffle Tickets.

Make a donation -…

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Check out this video by a past CDH Research Grant recipient -

New Funeral Assistance Fund

We have started a fund to help families bury their cherubs. 


Join the Angel Club and make a monthly or annual donation in honor or in memory of your cherub.

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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.