The Leeds Congenital Heart Unit needs your support now more than ever – here you will find some top tips on how to raise funds virtually!

We know everyone is spending a lot more time at home staying safe so here are some ways you can fundraise around your house and outside! The CHSF team are still here to help with anything you need for your fundraising, if you have any ideas or questions please contact us by e-mail on or give us a call on 0113 831 4810. Thank you for your support!

Donate your commute

If you’re working from home at the moment and are in a position to help then why not donate the money you would’ve spent on your commute to CHSF?

Have a night #ININ

Your usual Friday session or your Saturday night #OUTOUT will now be spent #ININ. Could you donate the cost of a drink or cinema ticket to help support hearts for life?

1 in 100 Challenge

Will you dare the chop? Kick a habit? Whatever you choose, 1 in 100 babies are born with a heart defect and so we challenge you to raise £100 before the year is out.


Time to test your smHearts in this life-saving quiz! Are you a sports smarty? An entertainment know it all? There is something for everyone in CHSF’s Virtual Quiz. Perfect for entertaining the family, a night with friends or bringing teams together while you’re working from home.

Includes rules, questions and answers(!)

Includes digital answer sheet for each team


As we adjust to disruptions to our routines and spend more time at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, here are some great new home-based fundraising challenges.

Always wanted to run a marathon? Learn to do a proper push up? Climb Mount Everest?! We’ve got you covered! Do all these things and more while raising vital funds for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund at the same time!

Facebook Fundraiser

Set up a Facebook Fundraiser and encourage your family and friends to make a donation. Every penny really does make a difference and it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Help your heart unit

COVID-19 means our heart warriors, families and frontline medical staff need us more than ever. Any amount you can spare, big or small is so very appreciated. Help us to help them.

Colouring in

Download Katie’s colouring in sheets and stick them in your window. Don’t forget to donate at

Our fundraising team are on hand to help with anything you need for your fundraising! Please contact us at or call 0113 831 4810