Lehocky hearts 2017

It’s Valentine’s Day, pass it on! Ron Lehocky’s meter rolled over 37,000 polymer hearts at the first of 2017.

That’s $370,000 worth of polymer hearts that Ron has made and sold in the past 11 years. The money goes to the Louisville Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies where Ron is a pediatrician as well as an artist and fundraiser.

Watching Ron make hearts is like a restful meditation (you can see him in action here). If you ever doubt that you can accomplish something with this artform, read Ron’s stories on Facebook…and pass it on.

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  • reply Melanie J. Pierce ,

    Ron truly is “The King of Hearts!” He is a humanitarian extraordinaire…….

    • reply Kristie Foss ,

      Hi, Ron!
      I didn’t even have to read the write-up. I knew the minute I saw the hearts that they had to be your creations. I love that your polymer hearts come from your heart and touch the lives of so many in so many ways. Congratulations on that new total! You are amazing!

      • reply Laurie Mika ,

        Thanks for the great Valentine’s Day post by highlighting Ron and his hearts that have touched the hearts and lives of so many……spread the love!

        • reply Ron Lehocky ,

          Thanks Cynthia. Wonderful Valentine’s Day present. And thanks to all your readers and the polymer community for their support and encouragement. My new goal: 50,000 by 2020. (All I have to do is make 10 a day and hope people keep wanting them). I love this journey.

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