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New CHSF Trustee role for heart mum!

New CHSF Trustee role for heart mum!

A huge thanks to the Yorkshire Evening Post for their "Have A Heart" campaign for CHSF this year. An extract from their article on Sam is replicated below... Sam Robinson is hoping to turn her harrowing experience into something positive as she becomes deputy chair of...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

At CHSF we know that many families are worried about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may potentially affect you and your children. The current situation is rapidly evolving, and we are taking care not to provide conflicting or confusing information. We are currently...

#FundraisingFriday: Jessica’s Garden Party

#FundraisingFriday: Jessica’s Garden Party

It may be Friday the 13th but we sure are feeling lucky to have amazing fundraisers like Jessica Mee! Jessica and her family have supported CHSF tirelessly over the last three years, with more than £11,000 raised for the charity so far. We spoke to Jessica about her...

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING

Fundraisers of the Month: March 2020

Fundraisers of the Month: March 2020

Nearly a month has passed and we are still on a #WearRedDay high at CHSF HQ! You well and truly painted the REGION red and raised superb awareness and funds for CHSF and congenital heart disease. February was so jam-packed full of amazing fundraisers that we couldn't...

Fundraising Ideas: Bag Pack

Fundraising Ideas: Bag Pack

Bag packs are a great way to fundraise with family and friends and raise awareness for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. It’s simple and easy to get started! If you’ve not heard of a bag pack before, it’s where a group of volunteers help shoppers pack, and ask for a...

#FundraisingFriday: February 21

#FundraisingFriday: February 21

This #FundraisingFriday our supporters prove that no matter what your age, you can always do something to give back to a cause you believe in... Thames Ambulance Service, Grimsby Heart Dad, Lee said: Every month we have a station of the month award which is £250 and...

CORPORATE

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....

B&M Waste sponsor Superhero Walk to success

B&M Waste sponsor Superhero Walk to success

This year 200 superheroes walked the grounds of Temple Newsam to raise valuable funds for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. They were joined by a hero and villain from B&M Waste Services, Ruby Rainbow and Ronald Dump (pictured leading the walk above). Ruby Rainbow is...

“An Experience With” donate £10,000!

“An Experience With” donate £10,000!

We are thrilled to have received an amazing £10,000 donation from Halifax-based celebrity events company An Experience With! The events company host exclusive black-tie dinner evenings at prime UK venues with well-known A-list celebrities from Film and Sport such as...

EVENTS

Leeds heart nurse encourages fitness for charity in 2020

Leeds heart nurse encourages fitness for charity in 2020

Heart theatre nurse Filipa Ferreira is encouraging everyone to take part in a charity fitness challenge to kick start the new decade. She took on a Portuguese coastal walk to Santiago de Compostela for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) late last year, and wants...

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....

B&M Waste sponsor Superhero Walk to success

B&M Waste sponsor Superhero Walk to success

This year 200 superheroes walked the grounds of Temple Newsam to raise valuable funds for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. They were joined by a hero and villain from B&M Waste Services, Ruby Rainbow and Ronald Dump (pictured leading the walk above). Ruby Rainbow is...

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REAL STORIES

James Noonan

James Noonan

From: Leeds Mum: Claire CHD: Tetralogy of Fallot James was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot at our 20 week scan. At 4 days old James was ready to have his tiny heart stented and he did not have a name. So before he went for his procedure we named him James. Dr...

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...

WHAT YOU’VE FUNDED

Parallel Simulator

Parallel Simulator

Your amazing donations enabled CHSF to buy a Parallel Simulator which attaches to the ECMO heart-lung bypass machine. It simulates various training exercises for the 12 PICU trainees to follow and respond to. The Parallel Simulator is programmed with a variety of...

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...

SUPPORTING HEARTS FOR LIFE

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