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Welcoming Heidi Watson as new CHSF CEO

Welcoming Heidi Watson as new CHSF CEO

Heidi Watson joined Children's Heart Surgery Fund as CEO on Monday 11th July. Our outgoing CEO, Sharon Milner is supporting Heidi with a gradual handover and will leave CHSF at the end of October 2022. About Heidi Heidi has 20 years of Director/CEO level experience....

Fundraiser of the Month: Yorkshire Spurs

Fundraiser of the Month: Yorkshire Spurs

Local Tottenham super-fans, the 'Yorkshire Spurs', invited Hotspur legends to play against them in a charity football match last month - and they've smashed their fundraising goals! The team chose to fundraise for CHSF after being inspired by their captain, Steve's,...

Warrior Wednesday: Ava

Warrior Wednesday: Ava

Heart warrior Ava may have been born with a heart defect but she's not letting that stop her this summer! Now 3 years old, Ava will be walking up to 3 miles a day, every day, for the month of August to raise money for CHSF...Ava's mum Jess tell us a bit more about...

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING

Fundraiser of the Month: Yorkshire Spurs

Fundraiser of the Month: Yorkshire Spurs

Local Tottenham super-fans, the 'Yorkshire Spurs', invited Hotspur legends to play against them in a charity football match last month - and they've smashed their fundraising goals! The team chose to fundraise for CHSF after being inspired by their captain, Steve's,...

Fundraising in memory of Lucas Denham

Fundraising in memory of Lucas Denham

Cockburn School in Beeston, Leeds have recently completed some fundraising in memory of classmate Lucas Denham who sadly passed away in December last year. CHSF's Lisa and Lauren met Lucas' mum Alison along with some of the staff and students who took part in raising...

Fundraiser of the Month: KONE Total Warrior

Fundraiser of the Month: KONE Total Warrior

Last month, ten Install Engineers from international engineering company KONE challenged themselves to take on the brutal Total Warrior. They braved the grueling 6km course to raise funds for CHSF after a colleague's daughter needed life-saving treatment at the heart...

CORPORATE

STEPtember

STEPtember

STEP up this September and get your feet moving and hearts pumping for CHSF. We always go the extra mile for our heart warriors and now were asking you, our business friends, to take on this great challenge to raise vital funds for our cause! There are lots of ways...

Support our heart heroes with PRIDE! 🌈

Support our heart heroes with PRIDE! 🌈

Support our region's most poorly children with pride. Have a heart and choose to support Children's Heart Surgery Fund during Leeds Pride this year at your bar, restaurant or venue.1 in every 100 babies are born with a heart defect and our charity supports the...

Corporate Team Building

Corporate Team Building

Corporate Team Building… well it’s a bit like Marmite right? You either love it or hate it. But just imagine if you were doing it for a local charity who exist to help strengthen the heart unit that serves the whole of Yorkshire, N.E. Lincolnshire and The Humber....

EVENTS

STEPtember

STEPtember

STEP up this September and get your feet moving and hearts pumping for CHSF. We always go the extra mile for our heart warriors and now were asking you, our business friends, to take on this great challenge to raise vital funds for our cause! There are lots of ways...

Fundraiser of the Month: KONE Total Warrior

Fundraiser of the Month: KONE Total Warrior

Last month, ten Install Engineers from international engineering company KONE challenged themselves to take on the brutal Total Warrior. They braved the grueling 6km course to raise funds for CHSF after a colleague's daughter needed life-saving treatment at the heart...

Fundraiser of the Month: HMP Moorland Skydive

Fundraiser of the Month: HMP Moorland Skydive

This month we are celebrating a fantastic group of fundraisers from HMP Moorland who braved the drop for Children's Heart Surgery Fund. Work mates Simon, Steve, Linda, Matthew, Michael, Mark, Curtis, Nathan and Richard completed their Skydive on Wed 18th May and...

JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Welcoming Heidi Watson as new CHSF CEO

Welcoming Heidi Watson as new CHSF CEO

Heidi Watson joined Children's Heart Surgery Fund as CEO on Monday 11th July. Our outgoing CEO, Sharon Milner is supporting Heidi with a gradual handover and will leave CHSF at the end of October 2022. About Heidi Heidi has 20 years of Director/CEO level experience....

Join the CHSF team: Family Support Worker (Part Time)

Join the CHSF team: Family Support Worker (Part Time)

Job opportunity Family Support Worker (Part Time) Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of others? We are seeking a committed individual to join our current senior Family Support Worker to deliver first-class support to families of children living...

Have YOUR say on the future of congenital heart disease research!

Have YOUR say on the future of congenital heart disease research!

Have YOUR say on the future of Congenital Heart Disease research! A national study has been launched to identify and prioritise the areas of future research in congenital heart disease that are most important to patients, their families, and healthcare professionals....

REAL STORIES

Warrior Wednesday: Ava

Warrior Wednesday: Ava

Heart warrior Ava may have been born with a heart defect but she's not letting that stop her this summer! Now 3 years old, Ava will be walking up to 3 miles a day, every day, for the month of August to raise money for CHSF...Ava's mum Jess tell us a bit more about...

Budding scientist Charlie inspired by brother with CHD

Budding scientist Charlie inspired by brother with CHD

Charlie's little brother, Oliver, was born with a defect in his heart. At school, Charlie was asked to think of something to present at his upcoming Science Fayre. Charlie wanted to teach his classmates about congenital heart disease as well as raising awareness of...

Fundraising in memory of Lucas Denham

Fundraising in memory of Lucas Denham

Cockburn School in Beeston, Leeds have recently completed some fundraising in memory of classmate Lucas Denham who sadly passed away in December last year. CHSF's Lisa and Lauren met Lucas' mum Alison along with some of the staff and students who took part in raising...

WHAT YOU’VE FUNDED

Vital Breastfeeding project, funded because of you!

Vital Breastfeeding project, funded because of you!

Thanks to a generous £17k donation by the Morrisons Foundation, CHSF has funded a vital breastfeeding project within the LCHU. Children’s Cardiac Dietician Alix Dunlop-Jones told us all about it...Breast milk provides many long-term health benefits to children which...

Families supported thanks to Yorkshire Freemasons and National Lottery

Families supported thanks to Yorkshire Freemasons and National Lottery

Generous charity donations will help families of young heart patients at Leeds Children's Hospital. Families of little heart warriors being treated at Leeds Children’s Hospital’s congenital heart unit will soon reap the benefits of two generous charity donations which...

LNER awards £20k grant for CHD project

LNER awards £20k grant for CHD project

Children's Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) has been awarded a grant of £20,000 from London North Eastern Railway (LNER) to help children born with congenital heart disease, and their families.The ’Healthy Hearts and Minds’ project will provide children who have coronary...

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