As this year’s beneficiaries from Aagrah’s annual dinner, Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) are calling for local businesses to attend the prestigious networking event.

Nearly 1 in 100 babies are born with a heart defect, and CHSF provide life-saving medical equipment and vital ward resources for the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit. Over their 30-year history, CHSF have awarded millions of pounds of grants to the unit, it’s patients and their families. Hanif Malik OBE is an Ambassador for CHSF, and sees the annual dinner as a win-win for local businesses with a charitable heart.

Mr Malik will be a guest speaker at the 37th Aagrah dinner and said:

“I would strongly encourage local businesses to book onto Aagrah’s prestigious annual dinner, and help support hearts for life at the same time.”

“Guests will no doubt enjoy a terrific evening of food, entertainment and networking, knowing they are making a potentially life-saving donation to a great local cause.”

Companies including Cobra, Kingfisher and Pepsi have already confirmed their attendance to the event.

It’s being held at Aagrah’s Midpoint Banqueting Suite in Bradford on November 4, and promises the very best in regional networking opportunities, top-class evening entertainment and a sumptuous meal.

CHSF’s CEO Sharon Milner says the charity are thrilled to be this year’s beneficiaries. She added:

“CHSF are wholly public-funded, so rely on donations from the community and in particular local businesses to help make a difference.”

“The Leeds Congenital Heart Unit sees over 17,500 outpatients of all ages with congenital heart disease every year, and performs over 1,000 life-saving open-heart operations and catheter procedures.”

“Your support is absolutely crucial to help us save lives, so please book onto the Aagrah dinner – and have a wonderful time in the process!”

You can book tables or individual places at the Aagrah dinner on Children’s Heart Surgery Fund’s website (https://chsf.org.uk/event/37th-aagrah-business-dinner/).

Aagrah’s 37th Annual Business Dinner
Supporting Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

The yearly Aagrah business dinner is widely respected as a key networking event in the Yorkshire calendar.

For this 37th annual charity dinner, companies including Cobra, Kingfisher and Pepsi have already confirmed their attendance. Here’s your chance to rub shoulders with the local business elite.
The prestigious event is being held at Aagrah’s Midpoint Banqueting Suite in Bradford on November 4, and will play host to the very best in regional networking opportunities, evening entertainment and a sumptuous meal. This year’s charity beneficiaries are Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, who support the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit.

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund provides vital medical equipment, ward resources, family accommodation, staff training and research for the Heart Unit, which treats babies, children and adults with congenital heart disease from Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. The charity is wholly public-funded, so contributions from businesses are absolutely crucial to maintain its mission to support hearts for life.

Hanif Malik OBE is an ambassador for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, and a former Trustee of the charity. He will be a guest speaker at the Aagrah event, and said:

“I would strongly encourage local businesses to book onto Aagrah’s prestigious annual networking dinner, and help support hearts for life at the same time.”

“Guests will no doubt enjoy a terrific evening of food and entertainment, knowing they are making a potentially life-saving donation to a great local cause.”

The final deadline for table and ticket bookings is Friday 9th August.

Tickets are £1,200 for a table, or £120 per head.

They are available by clicking here. (link to https://chsf.org.uk/event/37th-aagrah-business-dinner/)

If you would prefer to talk to our corporate team, please email Georgie Abbott and Fay Richardson at corporate@chsf.org.uk, or call 0113 831 4810.