Judy’s birthday gift to LHM

For Judy’s 50th birthday, she decided to fundraise for LHM by asking for donations rather than gifts. Read on to hear Judy’s story… “As a Neonatal Nurse, I have had the privilege to nurse many babies and care for their families with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.  Every journey is a different one, often extremely challenging, … Continued

LHM’s London Marathon Runner!

Little Hearts Matter has been a wealth of support and information to us throughout our pregnancy and our boys life so far. In 2019, coinciding with our 25th anniversary, we have got 1 place in the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time ever! For the 2019 marathon, a world record of 414, 168 … Continued

Jon & Craig’s Screwball Rally

Jon and a friend bought a yellow MX5 and joined 79 other cars on a budget-car road trip through France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. Jon’s daughter, Amelia, was born in March 2011 with only half a heart.  The defects in her heart mean that it will never be “fixed” and so far … Continued

Team Jessica take on the Great South Run

They all did so well and I was so proud of them all for taking part in memory of my beautiful girl. It meant so much to me to have them do something like this for her. Jessica’s uncles and cousins take on the Great South Run in her memory, to help to raise funds … Continued

Little Lodge Confectionery’s Christmas Fundraising!

A few days later we were back for a specialist scan and we found out she had Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). This year, Kim from Little Lodge Confectionery will be donating a % of their Christmas profits to Little Hearts Matter. Below, Kim shares her story. ‘In 2012, after 2 years of trying, we … Continued

‘Heart of the Fair’

My event was held in honour of my baby brother, Kameron, who passed away 12 years ago. The event was held in honour of my baby brother, Kameron, who passed away due to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 12 years ago. With the help of my family and friends, we had a huge raffle with many … Continued

Kelly’s Charity Night

Kelly, who organised an In Mem event last month, said: ‘Our Charity Night for Little Hearts Matter was in memory of our son Connor who was born on 26th December 2016; twin brother to Ayda and a little brother to Bella. He was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and other complications with his heart, … Continued

Mary’s Tea Party

Mary’s son, Todd, only has half a working heart. Todd’s family wanted to raise lots of money for Little Hearts Matter and the British Heart Foundation so they organised an afternoon tea for friends and family in their local village hall. As well as an abundance of sandwiches and cakes, they held a charity auction … Continued

Simone & Daniel’s story

A year later – March 2016, we decided that we wanted to raise money for Little Hearts Matter. LHM was our chosen charity as they provided us with great support during the time we had with Israel. Our beautiful baby boy – Israel, known to many as ‘Izzy’ was born on November 28th 2012 at … Continued

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    One of our wonderful members Daniela shares her feelings of when she first learnt that her son had only half a heart...

    "It was one of the most difficult and uncertain times in our lives but it was also helpful knowing that others could understand what we were going through and that we had prepared ourselves and done everything we needed to do to understand what was going to happen to Oscar in surgery."

    “We are forever grateful for LHM for everything they have assisted us with, for what they have informed us about, and for the ongoing support we receive. We really couldn’t do this journey without the charity.”

    A huge thank you to Daniela for sharing your half-a-heart journey with us, we'd love for you to read the full story here: bit.ly/2QY5Bcp

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    “We are all delighted and grateful for the Health Games donation to Little Hearts Matter. To have won the vote over three other amazingly deserving charities is truly fantastic, and humbling news for everyone here at Little Hearts Matter. The money we received will genuinely change the lives of the children with half a heart and their families."

    Thanks again to The Health Lottery for your generous donation to Little Hearts Matter and for helping to support our families. You can read Daily Mirror's coverage here www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/win-million-game-health-lottery-20860910

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