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#FundraisingFriday: January 10

#FundraisingFriday: January 10

For the first #FundraisingFriday of 2020 we have inspirational supporters raising money in all sorts of ways! From an open-gym and a community music festival to a local heart warrior jumping out of a plane for a good cause - we can't wait to see what you will all get...

Fundraiser of the Month: Filipa Ferreira

Fundraiser of the Month: Filipa Ferreira

To kick off 2020, we are incredibly proud to announce the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit's very own Filipa Ferreira as January's Fundraiser of the Month. Based mainly in our new Hybrid Theatre, Filipa is a nurse who works in the Cath Labs team at Leeds Children's...

Heart mum encourages charity donations over Christmas

Heart mum encourages charity donations over Christmas

A Yorkshire mum is encouraging local supporters to remember young heart patients from the region who are spending Christmas in the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit. She is endorsing a festive fundraising campaign to accrue vital donations for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund...

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING

Fundraiser of the Month: Filipa Ferreira

Fundraiser of the Month: Filipa Ferreira

To kick off 2020, we are incredibly proud to announce the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit's very own Filipa Ferreira as January's Fundraiser of the Month. Based mainly in our new Hybrid Theatre, Filipa is a nurse who works in the Cath Labs team at Leeds Children's...

Heart mum encourages charity donations over Christmas

Heart mum encourages charity donations over Christmas

A Yorkshire mum is encouraging local supporters to remember young heart patients from the region who are spending Christmas in the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit. She is endorsing a festive fundraising campaign to accrue vital donations for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund...

#FundraisingFriday: December 13

#FundraisingFriday: December 13

After finding out his granddaughter, Emilia, had a serious congenital heart defect, Mick Dunderdale started to think about ways he could raise funds to thank those who saved her life. He chose...BANGER RACING!Halloween Banger MeetingEddie Wright Raceway Emilia's...

CORPORATE

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

Thank you skydivers!

Thank you skydivers!

On Saturday 15th September 14 brave supporters took to the skies and jumped out of a plane at 15,000 ft for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. Wow! We are so grateful for their amazing support! Give them all a round of applause! Emma Bramley Emma said: I was so glad I was...

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...

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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