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Memorial Hospital and American Heart Association Celebrate Little Hats, Big Hearts

Posted Date: February 13, 2017

(Front row, L-R) Sasha Daniels, Divisional Manager - Express Check Advance; Shondel Humphrey, American Heart Association; Gretchen Breland, Crochet Volunteer; Sally Gill, Crochet Volunteer; Amy Haulsee, Director, Memorial Women & Children Services; Wayne Laubmeier, Manager, Memorial NICU/PEDS; Nett Alexander, American Heart Association; Dr. Krystel Braddy, Divine Dentistry and Christin LeBoeuf, Vice President, American Heart Association; (back row L-R) Tina Atchison, Crochet Volunteer and Lynn Westmoreland, Crochet Volunteer.
GULFPORT, Miss. —Volunteers from a local knitting and crocheting club celebrated American Heart Month by donating 50 crocheted red hats for babies born in February at Memorial.

The Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign started in February 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, to raise awareness of heart disease and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country.

For more information, please contact Shondel Humphrey at (228) 604-5304 or visit www.heart.org/littlehatsbighearts.