Last year we had over 60 landmarks light up around the world on April 19th for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day. This year, we are striving for over 100!
You can help!
Step 1: Contact Us
E-mail us with the name of the landmark you want to request to make sure that it has not already been requested. It hasn’t? On to step 2!
Step 2: Fill out the request.
Go to the landmark’s web site. Follow their instructions. Usually, they have a form that needs to be filled out.
Information they often ask for:
What is the Cause: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Charity: CDH International
Charity Number: 56-1916661 (US), 1189819 (UK) For other countries, let us know if you need a number.
Address: 3650 Rogers Rd #290, Wake Forest, NC 27587 (US) or CDH International, 77 Victoria Street, Box 135 London SW1H 0HW (UK). For other countries, use our US info or ask us.
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (please use ours and not yours!)
Name: It’s ok to use your own name (and we will know who asked!)
Other Info: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is a birth defect that occurs when a baby’s diaphragm fails to fully form, allowing abdominal organs to enter the chest cavity and preventing lung growth. CDH occurs in 1 in every 2500 babies, which equals to over 52,000 every year worldwide. The overall survival rate is 50% in Higher Income Countries – less than 1% in Lower Income Countries. The cause is unknown.
Colors: Baby Blue (#96cdf8), Pink (#f9bbd7) and Light Yellow (#feff8f)
Date: April 19, 2021
Step 3: Watch it light up!
If the request was approved, we will share on our social media and events. Please go watch and take lots of photos and videos! Make sure to hashtag it #cdhawarenessday2021 and tag us!