This 2023 edition has been exceptional, as we celebrate 20 years of presence on the Tour de France. Two decades that have enabled us to save 358 children's hearts thanks to our fund-raising activities on the event, and soon 21 more little hearts, operated on thanks to this 2023 edition.
This year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans celebrated its centenary. As the official association, we wanted to mark the occasion with a symbolic fundraising goal: to save 24 children from heart disease! Although we didn't reach our target, we're delighted to have been able to finance operations for 21 children at the end of the event... a record!
The Trophée du Cœur, organized for the first time in 1997, is the oldest event produced by the association. On Tuesday, April 18th, the 26th edition kept its promises by gathering 300 golfers in the magnificent setting of the Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche Golf Club, and broke records because for the first time we will be able to operate on 15 children at the end of the event!!!
The 6th edition of the Soirée du Cœur, which has become an unmissable event for the Association at the beginning of the year, was held on Monday, March 27 in the magnificent setting of the Salle Gaveau. This gala evening will allow us to operate on 4 children with heart disease in the world.
Running the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is a sporting feat. The Coureurs du Cœur have chosen to make it a feat of solidarity by raising a minimum of €420 each for children with heart disease and by wearing the Association's colors during the race on Sunday, April 2, 2023.
On Saturday March 18th, the Massillon School (Paris) organized the 4th edition of the Talents of the Heart. This show in favor of children with heart disease mobilized students from kindergarten to high school during an exceptional show in the magnificent Halle des Blancs Manteaux.
Partners, volunteers, public... You are very numerous to have made this Great Christmas Sale a great success! We have done everything possible to ensure that the ingredients that make the event a success are present. We will now do everything possible to ensure that the money collected will allow us to save the lives of 20 children with heart attacks.
For its 3rd edition, the Gala du Cœur has once again kept its promises. Organized with the support of our partner Hewlett Packard Enterprise, this exceptional charity event will soon allow us to finance the operation of 21 children with heart disease.
On November 9, 2022, Samantha Davies took the start of the Route du Rhum aboard her new boat Initiatives-Cœur, destination Point-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe. She finished this race in style by qualifying for the next Vendée Globe and by ensuring that 21 children with heart problems will soon be operated on!
Since 2003, we have been lucky enough to be a partner of one of the biggest sporting events in France: the Tour de France. Through various fundraising operations, we have already provided heart surgery to 337 children around the world. Thanks to this edition, 21 additional children will soon be able to benefit from a second wind.