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Tribute to Riya

Ms. Ulrika Dandekar 1993 – 2014 Please join us in celebrating the life of Ulrika (Riya) Dandekar, who participated in Outreach and database collation on the inaugural 2009 mission to Kumasi, Ghana building a permanent heart surgery programme.  She joined the historic mission from the UK with her father, Dr. Uday Dandekar, who was Medical Director of CardioStart’s UK chapter. At the Komfe Anokye Teaching Hospital, in Kumasi, a national centre, she was very actively involved in the clinical management during the two-week mission and counseled the patients undergoing congenital [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:43+00:00 January 5th, 2015|News, Recent News, Volunteer Profiles|0 Comments

Tampa Fishing Fundraiser

First Annual Fishing Tournament Hosted by Dr. Rolando and Lisa Rodriguez Announcing the First Annual Fishing Tournament hosted by Dr. Rolando and Lisa Rodriguez at Hula Bay Club, Tampa. This Fundraiser brought in over 9 thousand dollars and a fantastic competition on the water! Dr. Rodriguez is on the CardioStart Board […]

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:53+00:00 June 8th, 2014|Blog1, News, Recent News|0 Comments

Heart to Heart Benefit Success

Thank you so much for the generous support to “Heart to Heart” Benefit dinner to assist mission teams in saving lives of the children and the poor in Ghana, Uganda, Peru, and Vietnam.  This was our first full-scale fundraiser and the amount of donations you gave was impressive.  There are still some pledges trickling in, but most of the numbers are in. Are you sitting down?  Hold onto your hats if not....  You raised $45,033 dollars! wow... A special thank you to J DiMarce Group family for their generous support of $10,000 dollars [...]

By | 2013-08-10T14:55:35+00:00 August 10th, 2013|Blog1, Recent News|0 Comments

Heart to Heart Benefit Dinner

At CardioStart International, fundraising is a vital function we must undertake that allows us to continue our humanitarian missions of providing free heart surgery and medical services to children and adults in developing countries. We have an outstanding opportunity for you attend our upcoming Fundraising Event. Please consider joining us for Dinner, Magician, Dancing and a Silent Auction. We would be delighted to see you at the event. This year’s event will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Henrietta, New York on July 20, 2013.

By | 2017-02-01T22:14:57+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Recent News|0 Comments

Mission to Ghana in April 2013

CardioStart announces mission to Kumasi, Ghana, April 14 – 28, 2013 Applicants are welcome to apply for CardioStart’s surgical mission to Ghana by completing the Volunteer Interest Form page. Team selections will be made based on team needs and professional experience. CardioStart balances each team with returning volunteers and those joining a mission for the first time. The Republic of Ghana is in west Africa. Kumasi lays west of the capital Accra. This second major historic city was once the capital of the Ashanti Empire. It continues to serve as the cultural center [...]

By | 2017-02-01T22:15:00+00:00 December 5th, 2012|News, Recent News|0 Comments