Greater Des Moines Heart Ball

Nonprofit: American Heart Association

Date: Feb. 11, 2017

Venue: Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center

Event hashtag: #DSMHeartBall #LifeIsWhyIA

Bottom Line: $580,000

Featured Story: Logan Erickson: Logan, age 3, was diagnosed in utero with Tetralogy of Fallot and Atrioventricular Septal Defect. In his 3 years, Logan has had 5 open heart surgeries, numerous other procedures, and many complications including cardiac arrest. Logan’s future is unknown and will likely include a heart transplant due to severe heart failure, but for now, Logan is loving every minute of being home with his parents and sisters. Video featuring Logan’s story can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/AmericanHeartAssociationIowa/videos/?ref=page_internal.

Music: Pork Tornadoes

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