Mended Hearts Support Group

Mended Hearts Chapter 302

Mended Hearts 1OFFICERS:

President:  Ernie Fellers
ARD:  Peter Rocco
Vice President:  Vic Dube
Treasurer:  Sandy Petrie
Program Chair:  Peggy Vardeman
Visiting Chairs:  Gertrud Rocco & Vicki Delaney
Newsletter Editor:  Jan Smith
Historian:  Jim Harmon


NGMC received Mended Hearts National Hospital Award for 2009

What is Mended Hearts?

Mended Hearts, Inc., is a nationwide support organization for individuals with heart disease, including persons recovering from heart attacks, angioplasty or open heart surgery.

Meetings start with Social time at 10:30 AM. 
Speaker starts at 11:00AM  
Light Lunch served after meeting.

Call our office at 770-219-8932 and leave a message for a call back.

2015 Meeting Dates:

  • Jan 15th
  • Feb. 19th
  • March 19th
  • April 16th
  • May 21st
  • June 18th
  • July 16th
  • Aug 20th
  • Sept 17th
  • Oct 15th
  • Nov 19th
  • Dec. no meeting

Who can be a Mended Hearts Volunteer?

Former heart patients or the spouse of a heart patient may apply to be a Mended Hearts volunteer.

What Does a Mended Hearts Volunteer Do?

Mended Hearts 3Mended Hearts volunteers visit cardiac patients and their families before and after surgeries and help answer questions and concerns, offer hope and encouragement and share educational materials.  Since August 2002, members of Chapter 302 have donated 20,000 hours of community service and visited more than 21,000 patients.

"The service Chapter 302 provides to our cardiac patients is an essential ingredient in the success of our heart program.  Mended Hearts volunteers are truly considered part of our team and they have proven their value over and over again, as documented by the countless numbers of compliments we receive from our patients and their families."
     - Tom Edwards, Director of Heart and Vascular Services

Why Become a Mended Hearts Volunteer?

Mended Hearts volunteers are vital to the recovery process of cardiac patients, and the experience of supporting patients and their families is life enriching.

What is the Time Commitment?

Mended Hearts and the Volunteer Services department work one-on-one with volunteers and are flexible in developing a schedule to fit your lifestyle.

How do I Become a Mended Hearts Volunteer?

Contact NGMCs Volunteer Services Office at 770-219-8932 to request an application and schedule a brief interview.

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Mended Hearts Chapter 302

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