Our Work

We’re committed to enhancing the health and well being of children who require life saving surgeries.

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Our Impact

Improving cardiac care in both New England and the Dominican Republic, our investments in the U.S. help inform advances abroad and save lives around the world.

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Our Reach

You can help us save lives! 2000 kids in both New England and the Dominican Republic are born each year with congenital heart disease. And they need your help to thrive.

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Our Mission

The David Ortiz Children’s Fund provides essential support for children in the Dominican Republic and in New England who cannot afford the critical cardiac services they need. We are proud to partner with CEDIMAT Hospital in Santo Domingo and the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children to fulfill this mission. Through outreach, education, and support for medical care, we’re committed to enhancing the health and well-being of children who require life-saving heart surgeries.

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In addition to funding pediatric cardiology surgeries for low-income children,
the David Ortiz Children’s Fund has provided:

• Detection and screening for more than 1,600 children
• Support for a regular rural outreach and detection program in the Dominican Republic
• Child-life specialist support for more than 4,000 children
• Specialized pediatric cardiac care training for 10 other hospitals
• Extended training for hundreds of emergency workers, to improve outcomes

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