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Family Fundraising for Sammy

Family Fundraising for Sammy

While her son Sammy was in hospital recovering from open heart surgery, heart mum Emma decided she wanted to raise funds for the charity that looked after her family. With her sights set on the Paris Marathon, heart dad Rich also wanted to get in on the fundraising...

SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

Dust off your capes because Superhero Walk is back – and in person! Join us for CHSF Superhero Walk and family fun day onSunday 11th September 2022."I'm so excited to meet all our amazing heart families at this year's Superhero Walk! I’ve heard such wonderful stories...

#WarriorWednesday: Raven

#WarriorWednesday: Raven

Written by heart mum, Ashleigh Short "When I was pregnant we found out that our precious girl would be born with coarctation of the aorta and that she would have to go through open heart surgery at only a few days old. This was the hardest thing we've ever had to deal...

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING

Family Fundraising for Sammy

Family Fundraising for Sammy

While her son Sammy was in hospital recovering from open heart surgery, heart mum Emma decided she wanted to raise funds for the charity that looked after her family. With her sights set on the Paris Marathon, heart dad Rich also wanted to get in on the fundraising...

Fundraising in memory of Kathryn Bedford

Fundraising in memory of Kathryn Bedford

written by Kathryn's daughter Deborah Children's Heart Surgery Fund is close to our hearts as Millie (my daughter, Kathryn's grandaughter) was born with Tetralogy of fallot in September 2005.   It was then we were thrown into a whole new world that none of us...

Fundraiser of the Month: Double Marathon Challenge

Fundraiser of the Month: Double Marathon Challenge

Running one marathon is hard enough, but running two back to back? That was the challenge of choice for endurance man James Lacey. Inspired by heart warrior William and his dad Stuart at local club Messingham Martial Arts, James set himself the tough task of running...

CORPORATE

YPP Lettings donated over £17k to Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

YPP Lettings donated over £17k to Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

YPP Lettings have supported CHSF since 2016, since that time they have donated over £17,000! YPP Lettings have offices around the UK, including Leeds, York, Liverpool, Sheffield, Manchester and London and they work with students and professionals to find their perfect...

Wear Red Day 10: press round-up – read all about it!

Wear Red Day 10: press round-up – read all about it!

Yorkshire turned red this year with support from all across the region's press This year marked the 10th anniversary since Wear Red Day was created in February 2012. With your help, we asked press from all across Yorkshire - and further afield - to help us celebrate...

The benefits of choosing CHSF as your next charity partner

The benefits of choosing CHSF as your next charity partner

With more businesses than ever before taking part in Wear Red Day 2022, we would like to see this support from businesses continue across the year, with more joining Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) as Corporate Partners. So, we would like to tell you more about...

EVENTS

SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

Dust off your capes because Superhero Walk is back – and in person! Join us for CHSF Superhero Walk and family fun day onSunday 11th September 2022."I'm so excited to meet all our amazing heart families at this year's Superhero Walk! I’ve heard such wonderful stories...

Ilkley Half: Story From A Reluctant Runner

Ilkley Half: Story From A Reluctant Runner

by Rachel McElroy Running and I have always had a love/hate relationship, mostly hate! I have periodically done small distances with friends or at the gym but never "got" the real running bug. Doing a half marathon was then for me a stretch target but something I...

MARATHON IN MAY

MARATHON IN MAY

Join #TeamCHSF and walk or run a marathon in May! Getting involved couldn't be simpler - take on the distance of a marathon (that's 26.2 miles) during the month of May. Want to get fit after lockdown? Are you enjoying walking as a family to break up your day? Need an...

JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

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

#WarriorWednesday: Raven

#WarriorWednesday: Raven

Written by heart mum, Ashleigh Short "When I was pregnant we found out that our precious girl would be born with coarctation of the aorta and that she would have to go through open heart surgery at only a few days old. This was the hardest thing we've ever had to deal...

Fundraising in memory of Kathryn Bedford

Fundraising in memory of Kathryn Bedford

written by Kathryn's daughter Deborah Children's Heart Surgery Fund is close to our hearts as Millie (my daughter, Kathryn's grandaughter) was born with Tetralogy of fallot in September 2005.   It was then we were thrown into a whole new world that none of us...

Real Stories: Sawda

Real Stories: Sawda

Sawda is six years old and lives in Bradford. She was born with a very complicated heart condition and has already had several open heart surgeries to save her life. Mum Attika tells us about Sawda's journey with CHD so far and how she has been helped by CHSF along...

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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