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iPads for PICU

iPads for PICU

We’ve been able to fund four iPads for children on PICU because of you! Lots of children are awake on PICU post cardiac surgery and the iPads will now provide some entertainment for children while they recover. The iPads will also be used as a distraction during...

Lily Doyle

Lily Doyle

Lily's story, told by dad, Richard "On the 10th May 1990 our second child, Lily Doyle, was born. She was quite frail and was sick after most feeds, but in our limited experience as parents (one other child at 18 months old) this was quite normal." This continued for...

Fundraiser of the Month: Reggie & Honey-Rose

Fundraiser of the Month: Reggie & Honey-Rose

At Children's Heart Surgery Fund we love to celebrate supporters who have gone above and beyond for CHSF and every month we select a new fundraiser to shout about! Everybody say 'hello' to Reggie and Honey-Rose... We spoke to Reggie's mum, Michelle Aslin who told us a...

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING

Can you help CHSF on 6th December?

Can you help CHSF on 6th December?

Join our xmas collection! It will soon be that time again when we look for donations as Leeds gets busier with Christmas shoppers. We are looking for volunteers to come and help us out at our Christmas Collection on Friday 6th December 2019 at Leeds Train Station....

#FundraisingFriday: October 18

#FundraisingFriday: October 18

It's Friday at last and what better way to kick-start the weekend than to celebrate more of our super supporters. There are so many ways you can raise money for CHSF and this week's #FundraisingFriday champions show you how it's done... Job Centre, Leeds Eastgate The...

#FundraisingFriday: October 11

#FundraisingFriday: October 11

This #FundraisingFriday our supporters get musical and show us that anyone, no matter your age can raise awareness and start fundraising for CHSF!Young at Heart Concert Organisers Peter and Jane Wallbank said: We decided to hold a concert in the village hall to give...

CORPORATE

Wear Red Day 2019: Press Round-up

Wear Red Day 2019: Press Round-up

Here’s just some of the brilliant press coverage we received around this year’s Wear Red Day! Metro newspaper 3 half-page “Wear Red for Ruby” articles in the run-up to Wear Red Day (see above) Leeds Yorkshire Evening Post Brave Ruby is joined by Leeds United’s Stuart...

#CharityTuesday: Sherrol @ JTF Mega Discount Warehouse

Everyone, meet Sherrol – Sherrol works at JTF Mega Discount Warehouse, based in South Leeds. The store is one of CHSF’s corporate partners and Sherrol leads on all the amazing fundraising they do at the store. JTF holds quarterly in-store events to raise money for...

EVENTS

Wear Red Day 2019: Press Round-up

Wear Red Day 2019: Press Round-up

Here’s just some of the brilliant press coverage we received around this year’s Wear Red Day! Metro newspaper 3 half-page “Wear Red for Ruby” articles in the run-up to Wear Red Day (see above) Leeds Yorkshire Evening Post Brave Ruby is joined by Leeds United’s Stuart...

Calling all VOLUNTEERS

With the festive season approaching we are well underway with organising this year’s Christmas events. If you could spare an hour or two and want to give something back, find out how you can donate your time and talents to CHSF this holiday season. Sun 9 Dec Christmas...

JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

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REAL STORIES

Robynn Walker

Robynn Walker

Mum Dee shared Robynn's story: Robynn was born prematurely on November 8, 2018 at 33 weeks - 6 weeks before schedule and was rushed to ICU (Intensive Care Unit) at Jessops Hospital in Sheffield. She was put on breathing monitors and antibiotics as mum Dee had...

Adam Worker

Adam Worker

From: SelbyMum: Sara WorkerCHD: Truncus Arteriosus, Ventricular Septal Defect At our 20 week scan in Selby, we heard those words that no parent wants to hear… “there’s something wrong with the baby’s heart". We were taken straight to see the consultant and we were...

Oliver Williams

Oliver Williams

From: Sheffield Mum: Demelza Wrigley CHD: Transposition of the Great Arteries Oliver was born on 18 October 2009 at 8.11pm as Cheryl Cole was singing ‘Fight for this Love’ on The X Factor – that is my ringtone to this day!  I would like to say I have some psychic...

WHAT YOU’VE FUNDED

Toy MRI for MRI Research

Toy MRI for MRI Research

With your help we have funded some special toy MRI equipment to help young patients. MRI research nurse Ruth Foley tells this very special “Because of You” story! Meet James! James is 6 years old and has Tetralogy of Fallot. Read his backstory here. James came to...

Two Vein Viewer Flex Machines!

Two Vein Viewer Flex Machines!

We would like to give a huge thank you to Sovereign Health Care for helping us fund two Vein Viewer Flex Machines! A Vein Viewer Flex uses infrared to show a patient’s veins beneath the skin. This helps makes the experience of blood tests or cannulas more positive for...

Pedestal Mounted Contrast Injector

Pedestal Mounted Contrast Injector

CHSF like to extend a huge thanks to the Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) for funding a piece of medical equipment within the hybrid theatre called a Pedestal Mounted Contrast Injector. This is a crucial piece of medical technology used by clinicians to assist them in...

SUPPORTING HEARTS FOR LIFE

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