10 month old Zhoe from the Philippines received her Heartgift on May 1 and is already a totally different child. She recovered so her operation from her surgery that she was discharged just three days after surgery. Mom Cleo marvels at the increase in her appetite and energy just a few short weeks after surgery. She sleeps better at night now that she's not struggling to breathe and is enjoying trying new things and foods. Zhoe's was sponsored by John Barbieri and stayed with Gary and Vanessa Skipp
Mehmet from Kosovo received his Heartgift earlier this year. Mom sends regular updates and pictures and it's wonderful to see how much he is growing and how healthy he looks!
HeartGift San Antonio's mission is to provide lifesaving heart surgery to children from around the world where specialized medical treatment is either scarce or nonexistent.