During Heart Month, Bayhealth received a donation from a familiar community member. Last year, Sherry Moore donated hundreds of little red hats in honor of her grandson, Logan, who was born with a heart defect.
This year, Moore is at it again, this time she’s donating in honor of another little one. Moore’s donation this year is in honor of Reese Miller, born in early February with a congenital heart defect. “When I learned Reese was on her way, and she was going to need heart surgery after she was born, I knew we were doing it for her this year,” said Moore.
Moore is family friends with Reese’s mom Jessie Miller. Baby Reese was born with Complete Atrioventricular Canal Defect. She only has three chambers and one valve in her heart. In a month or two she’ll need surgery to make repairs.
In her honor, Moore and her fellow knitters donated more than 200 hats to Bayhealth. They are also donating hundreds more to other area hospitals. The hats will go to babies born in February as part of the Little Hats, Big HeartsTM initiative through the American Heart Association. The campaign raises awareness for heart defects and helps promote heart health among families.
For more information about making a donation to Bayhealth, please contact Bayhealth’s Volunteer Services department at 302-744-7153 or bayhealth.org/volunteer.
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