Adults in the
United States have Heart Failure.
Heart failure is a progressive disease. Tragically, there is
of hospitals are able to treat advanced heart failure.
Most patients are stressed, scared, &
FAR FROM HOME
Patients & families
need your help
An advanced heart failure patient's only hope for survival is a heart transplant or a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD). If no one steps in to help, their story will end in tragedy. Together, we have an opportunity to change a family forever.
"Without people like ya'll, people like us are gonna die. The Joe Beretta Foundation is saving lives. People in our situations don't know what to do."
THE EXPERTS AGREe:
We're making a difference
Several of the leading cardiovascular experts in the country serve on our Advisory Board. Here's what a few of them have to say...
Dr. Ashish Shah
Surgical Director of Heart Transplant
and Mechanical Support at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"One of the things about this Foundation, and what’s inspiring about what the Beretta family has done, is to really address something that all of us who are clinicians recognize but really feel helpless to do something about."
Dr. Michael Mathier
Director of the Heart failure and Pulmonary Hypertension program at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
"As medical professionals, we try to ensure that our patients are given the best medical care possible. To know that the JBF is there to care for our patients and their families practical needs outside of the hospital is invaluable to both the patient, and our staff."
the need keeps growing
but so do we
We currently serve patients in four hospitals across two cities, Nashville, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. We're continuing to expand across the country because the stakes are high and the need is BIG.
COMFORT IS FOUND
Your generosity provides patients and caregivers with an advocate who checks in on them and stands in their corner while they fight.
Your gift covers the cost of lodging so patients can temporarily relocate to receive life saving treatment.
BURDENS ARE LIFTED
The stress of a critical illness is overwhelming. Your donation facilitates simple acts of kindness like providing gas cards, meals, holiday gifts and more.
When you donate
MAKING AN IMPACT IS SIMPLE AND EASY
YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION OF...
Provides one night of
lodging for a family in crisis through special rates with local organizations.
Gets the average family current on outstanding utility bills, lifting an incredible weight.
Provides a gift for each inpatient family spending a holiday at one of the four hospitals we serve.
Would cover the full cost of an average family's stay, ensuring they have a warm bed through treatment.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO WRITE A GIANT CHECK TO MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON SOMEONE'S LIFE
Families receiving the support of The 25 Club are in medical crisis. Those unable to afford local lodging become ineligible for treatments that could save their life.
By giving in the amount of $25 per month you will personally be providing one night of stay per month for a family in need.
Join The 25 Club with a few simple clicks.
$25 will be automatically drafted from your account every month for one year.
Know your gift provides one night of lodging every month for a family in crisis.
Join us Saturday, August 14
Early Bird Pricing Until 7/18 - $125 per ticket
Standard Ticket Pricing begins 7/19- $150 per ticket
Experience a memorable evening aboard the Gateway Clipper's Duchess vessel with Pittsburgh's picturesque sky as the backdrop. Enjoy a delicious meal, two drink tickets, entertainment and a tremendous silent auction as you sail the three rivers. Cocktail party attire.
Please note, CDC & local guidelines will be followed during this event.
Give tickets as a gift
Hopeful Hearts River Cruise tickets make a fantastic gift for any occasion! We created this beautiful gift certificate
you can print out and give your loved one. Just don't forget to purchase tickets first!
THE TALE OF THE BERETTA VINEYARD
The Tale of the Beretta Vineyard is a true story about family, loss and hope. Told in the style of a children's tale, we invite you to join the Berettas as they learn the secrets of their family vineyard.
100% of proceeds from every book sold are donated to The Joe Beretta Foundation. Each book purchased provides one night of stay for family in crisis experiencing advanced heart failure.