Care for patients living with congenital heart disease treatment is often long-term, involving multiple hospital procedures and visits. This is a daunting prospect for a child and can be stressful for parents and other family members.

One of our main aims is to support heart families by providing enjoyable experiences and events throughout the year.

Reggie finds CHSF parties so exciting, and it’s nice for him to catch up with his heart friends! The Halloween party was fantastic – seeing all the heart warriors dressed up and enjoying life was wonderful.

There was something for both kids and adults. We really need events like this as everyone is living the same journey, Everyone is so understanding of the children’s needs. — Michelle, heart mum to Reggie

We are so grateful to have had the opportunity to attend the CHSF Christmas Party. It’s amazing being able to make Christmas super-special, with the fab entertainment, lovely venue, food and of course seeing Santa!

All whilst spending time with other heart families and making new friends, plus raising money for such a fantastic charity who have done so much for my family. Thank you. — Charlotte, heart mum to Sophia


This year, we have organised four family events, where we intend to see between 100-200 children attend each event.

We’d love it if your company could help by choosing a sponsor package. Your support would mean so much to a heart child and their family.

Easter Family Day

A social family event to meet CHSF’s Family Support and Fundraising Team and have opportunities to meet other heart patients and families from across the region.

Superhero Walk

Superhero Walk is an annual fundraiser and family fun day. We encourage heart warriors and families to dress as their favourite superheroes and get sponsored to walk the 1km route!

Halloween event

A chance for heart warrior families to build a support network with families going through similar experiences whilst allowing children to spend time with their peers in a fun environment.

Christmas Party

A chance to celebrate our heart warriors and their families by providing a magical experience at what can be a hard time of the year to provide relief and joy to families.

As a thank you for sponsoring an event, we will feature your business on our ‘Heart Tree’ outside the children’s cardiac ward at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

If you or your business are able to help, or if you’d like some more information about sponsoring an event, we’d love to hear from you!

Email or call 0113 831 4810

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