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Challenge yourself with a 14 mile trek for Chuf!

Posted on May 15th, 2024

Hadrian for Hearts Challenge 2024 One wall, one epic adventure in just one day! Join Team Chuf on Saturday 21st...

We’re on the lookout for a Trust Fundraiser to join our team!

Posted on May 13th, 2024

Are you a fundraiser who wants to use your relationship building skills to help support children with cardiac conditions and...

Join Chuf on National Super Hero day to support Heart Heroes

Posted on March 28th, 2024

Who is your super hero? Could you be ours? Sunday 28th April 2024 is National Super Hero Day and Chuf would...

Chuf Toddle 2024 ❤️

Posted on March 11th, 2024

Chuf’s annual sponsored Toddle event at Close House is a family favourite day out. This year’s event will take place...

Can you spare a few hours a month?

Posted on February 19th, 2024

What you’ll be doing ❤️ In this volunteer role, your support will include getting involved in these activities: Supporting the...

Heart Month Raffle

Posted on February 4th, 2024

It’s February which means it’s officially Heart Month! This month we will be shining a light on what you can...

Show your support for Heart Month and #WearRedForChuf on Wednesday 28th February 2024 ❤️

Posted on January 19th, 2024

Help us celebrate Heart Month by Wearing Red for Chuf on Wednesdsay 28th February 2024 and raise money and awareness...

Egger make £3,000 donation to Chuf

Posted on January 12th, 2024

Egger UK surprises Chuf with a wonderful £3,000 donation to end 2023 on a high! The global manufacturer of wood-based...

Hadrian for Hearts Challenge 2024

Posted on December 19th, 2023

One wall, one epic adventure in just one day ❤️ We will be setting off at 7am on Saturday 21st...

Chuf’s impact report 2022-2023

Posted on December 12th, 2023

We are incredibly proud of the impact we have made through our charitable projects, and we have ambitious plans to...

Chuf’s Seven Appeal

Posted on November 23rd, 2023

It’s no secret that the NHS are going through tough times in terms of funding and resources. That’s why, Chuf’s...

Chuf Toddle 2023

Posted on November 3rd, 2023

In 2023, Chuf celebrated their 40th anniversary and in order to inject even more fun into our Chuf Toddle, this...

Chuf Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2023

Posted on November 3rd, 2023

In June 2023, 27 amazing Chuf supporters took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in support of Heart Heroes. We...

North East Entrepreneurs Awards raises £8,000 for Chuf

Posted on September 30th, 2023

The North East Entrepreneurial Awards ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate the region's high achievers. In addition to celebrating the...

Hay & Kilner raise £10,000 for Chuf

Posted on November 2nd, 2023

Colleagues at North East law firm Hay & Kilner have kept their fingers on the fundraising pulse right through the...

Chuf’s Ruby Anniversary Raises £130,424!!!

Posted on October 18th, 2023

On Saturday 14th October 2023, Chuf hosted a corporate event to celebrate the charity's 40th year. The main purpose of...

Northeast Dealmakers Raise over £4000 for Chuf!

Posted on October 6th, 2023

In addition to celebrating the region's achievements The Insider Northeast Dealmaker Awards presents an excellent opportunity to raise much-needed funds...

Chuf Christmas raffle 2023

Posted on October 2nd, 2023

The 2022 Chuf Christmas raffle raised over £6,461! Could you help us raise even more in 2023? If you would...

Chuf Christmas party 2023

Posted on October 2nd, 2023

Our Christmas extravaganza has been specifically designed for our Heart Heroes and their families and we can’t wait to see...

Early Bird Special – Great North Run 2024!

Posted on September 15th, 2023

To celebrate the success of this year's Great North Run, Chuf have decided to open registration for 2024 early with...

Could you be the next Chuf shop volunteer?

Posted on April 12th, 2023

Since opening in 2015, the Chuf shop has proven to be an absolute lifeline, not only families and staff on...

Heart Month 2023 was a huge success!

Posted on March 28th, 2023

It's been a whole month since our annual #WearRedForChuf Day and we're grateful to each and every person who got...

My Delhi pledge to raise £5,000 to help Heart Families in the Northeast

Posted on March 13th, 2023

My Delhi opened in 2019 in Newcastle with the vision of bringing the flavour of authentic Delhi-inspired street food dishes...

Chuf Toddle 2023

Posted on March 1st, 2023

We are thrilled that the much loved Chuf Toddle is back and promises to be our biggest Toddle to date!...

Chuf’s Ruby Anniversary Ball

Posted on February 16th, 2023

2023 is a BIG year for Chuf because we turn 40!  To celebrate this, Chuf are hosting an incredible night...

Wear Red for CHUF – Friday 17th February 2023

Posted on February 6th, 2023

Help us celebrate Heart Month by Wearing Red for CHUF on Friday 17th February 2023 and raise money and awareness...

Heart Month Businesses Supporting Chuf Throughout February

Posted on February 2nd, 2023

Buy delicious treats from Northeast businesses this heart month to raise smiles all round! They say there’s little in life...

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – Registration OPEN

Posted on January 20th, 2023

Take on the iconic Yorkshire Three Peaks and see the beautiful Yorkshire Dales while summiting the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside...

MuchLoved tribute donations exceed £17,000

Posted on January 20th, 2023

What a wonderful way to kick off the New Year - we’ve just found out that last year our incredible...

#MyScarIsMySuperpower

Posted on January 23rd, 2023

An empowering campaign encouraging scar positivity in the Heart Hero community and beyond, kickstarted by one very special tweet from...

Chuf’s Giving Tuesday campaign is a success!

Posted on January 16th, 2023

CHUF are proud to have funded 900 Baggins Bears since the initiative launched back in 2018. Each bear costs £10...

CHUF Christmas Party 2022

Posted on January 16th, 2023

We loved seeing so many of you at our 2022 Christmas Party! A massive thank you to Crowne Plaza Newcastle...

Chuf funds reindeer visit and hot chocolate treats for Freeman Hospital

Posted on January 16th, 2023

Rudolph and his friends might have been busy during December but they still had time to pop by Freeman Hospital...

Dove’s fundraising hits £200,000!

Posted on January 9th, 2023

Chuf's long-time friends at JT Dove finished 2022 on a high having raised £23,000 throughout the year for the charity....

Heart to Heart SHOUT OUT

Posted on January 9th, 2023

CALLING ALL YOUNG HEART HEROES! Are you a young person aged 12-17 living with Congenial Heart Disease?The North East and...

What a year! Chuf’s impact in 2021-22

Posted on December 14th, 2022

We are delighted to share our impact report for the financial year 2021-22. Thank you to all of our Chuf...

Chuf: For Hearts, For Families, For Life

Posted on December 2nd, 2022

We’re so proud to share this very special video with our supporters. We want our Heart Heroes to know that...

Our CHUF Christmas raffle is back for 2022

Posted on October 25th, 2022

Back in 2021, you helped raise over £5,500 for CHUF! Could you help us raise even more in 2022? Buy...

CHUF’s National Three Peaks Challengers raise in excess of £10,000!

Posted on October 14th, 2022

Last month 11 brave CHUF supporters took on the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales to raise funds for...

“CAN YOU OPEN YOUR DMs?” – HOW A SINGLE TWEET EMPOWERED HEART HEROES AROUND THE WORLD

Posted on September 15th, 2022

Thursday 14th July 2022 was like any other busy day in the Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) offices, little did...

2022 Newcastle Dragon Boat Race a Roaring Success!

Posted on September 8th, 2022

          On Saturday 3rd September teams picked up paddles to take on the Tyne in the...

CHUF Toddle 2022 raises £20,585.58!

Posted on July 29th, 2022

CHUF’s Annual sponsored toddle event at Close House took place on Sunday 26th June at Close House and was once...

Great North Run – special offer £10 off your registration fee – Registration now closed

Posted on June 28th, 2022

Join Team CHUF and be part of the 2022 Simplyhealth Great North Run. For a limited time we are offering...

A heartfelt thank you ❤

Posted on June 6th, 2022

We would like to say a very special congratulations to long standing CHUF supporter and vice chair of the board...

CHUF Toddle 2022 – registration now closed

Posted on April 6th, 2022

We are thrilled that the much loved CHUF Toddle is back and promises to be our biggest Toddle to date! ...

Join the CHUF team – Fundraising Assistant

Posted on March 3rd, 2022

We are thrilled to be recruiting into the CHUF team a Fundraising Assistant. This is a diverse and busy role...

Wear Red for CHUF – Friday 18th February 2022

Posted on February 16th, 2022

Help us celebrate Heart Month by Wearing Red for CHUF on Friday 18th February 2022 and raise money and awareness...

Local businesses wearing their hearts on their sleeve for CHUF this Heart Month

Posted on January 24th, 2022

Last year CHUF (Children’s Heart Unit Fund) launched the #WearYourHeartOnYourSleeve campaign which saw local companies donning our limited-edition t-shirts, wearing red on zoom...

CHUF’s Christmas Raffle 2021 Prize Winners!!

Posted on December 20th, 2021

Click the image to enlarge the prize winners poster Congratulations to all our lucky raffle prize winners, the CHUF team...

Giving Tuesday 2021 – target SMASHED!

Posted on December 13th, 2021

This Giving Tuesday, we asked our supporters to help us raise £1,500 in just one day to purchase a new...

CHUF Trustee Recruitment

Posted on November 8th, 2021

We are looking to recruit a trustee to support the charity with legal or governance expertise. CHUF’s vision is to...

Local hamper company spreads cheer for CHUF through the festive season!

Posted on November 3rd, 2021

Spicers of Hythe are working in partnership with CHUF(Children's Heart Unit Fund) to provide an incredible promotion that will benefit...

Stowe Family Law Donation

Posted on September 14th, 2021

Stowe Family Law LLP have newly opened their Newcastle office and to show how much they care about their local...

The 2021 CHUF Christmas raffle has launched!

Posted on October 20th, 2021

Each year CHUF holds an annual Christmas raffle and we rely upon supporters to help make it a success by...

CHUF Christmas party 2021

Posted on October 19th, 2021

        The past 18 months have been challenging in so many ways, that’s why we want this years’...

CHUF launches the 2020-21 impact report

Posted on October 14th, 2021

  We are incredibly proud of the impact we have made through our charitable projects, and we have ambitious plans...

The CHUF Team have moved, we have a new home!

Posted on September 29th, 2021

We are excited to share the CHUF Team have moved offices.   After a busy couple of weeks the CHUF...

CHUF is awarded £6,000 at the SEIB Giving Awards

Posted on September 24th, 2021

The fourth annual SEIB Insurance Brokers Awards took place at Dallas Burston Polo Club in Warwickshire on the 8th September...

New BCCA Advice for Patients COVID 19 vaccination in 12-15 year olds with Congenital Heart Disease

Posted on September 15th, 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccine and Immunisation recently recommended that 12-15 year olds in specific risk categories should receive two...

Schroders Personal Wealth Team Hikes for Hearts!

Posted on September 10th, 2021

An incredible effort from Corporate supporters Schroders Personal Wealth saw 26 members from the North East & Yorkshire Office scale...

CHILD HERO PUTS HER HEART INTO RAISING FUNDS FOR CHUF

Posted on August 5th, 2021

We are overwhelmed to have received a £635 donation from a toddler on the Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital...

CHUF has become Wave Direct’s first ever chosen charity!

Posted on July 23rd, 2021

Newcastle-based leisure company Wave Direct sells inflatable hot tubs and sports equipment such as paddleboards and kayaks. When the pandemic...

Lucky 7… JT Dove’s journey with CHUF

Posted on July 16th, 2021

How did they get involved? As a legacy of the CHUF’n’Builders project in 2014 , JT Dove went on to...

Have a Heart 2 Heart for CHUF

Posted on July 20th, 2021

Hold a HEART 2 HEART event for CHUF and reconnect with friends and family in a way which will positively...

Have your say on the future of Congenital Heart Disease research

Posted on July 5th, 2021

A national study has been launched to identify and prioritise the areas of future research in congenital heart disease that...

KOJI DONATE GENEROUS CRYPTOCURRENCY DONATION TO CHUF

Posted on June 29th, 2021

A massive thank you to the team at KOJI for donating £8,000 to the Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF). Cryptocurrency...

A tribute to Dr Hugh Bain

Posted on June 28th, 2021

All of the team at CHUF were saddened to hear about the passing of one of CHUF’s founders, Dr Hugh...

MOONBOYS FINANCE GIVES LARGEST CRYPTOCURRENCY DONATION

Posted on May 24th, 2021

MOONBOYS finance recently donated one of the largest cryptocurrency donations to date to the Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF). CHUF...

A tribute from our Chair Ivan Hollingsworth to Dr Stewart Hunter

Posted on June 7th, 2021

All at CHUF were saddened to hear of the passing of one of the founding members of CHUF, Dr Stewart...

North East Bakeries’ Sweet Treats for Heart Month

Posted on February 1st, 2021

North East bakeries and patisseries have pledged to ‘Wear their Hearts on their Sleeves’ by fundraising for CHUF during National...

Primula surprises CHUF with an incredible donation!

Posted on January 26th, 2021

A company with Corporate Social Responsibility at it's heart has made a fantastic donation to kick start 2021!   Throughout...

CHUF Christmas Raffle-Winners 2020!

Posted on January 26th, 2021

🎉🎉🎉 CHUF'S CHRISTMAS RAFFLE WINNERS 🎉🎉🎉     A huge thank you to each and everyone one of you who...

Virtual Fundraising Pack

Posted on January 19th, 2021

CHUF has introduced a new virtual fundraising pack to help you understand different ways you can maximise your fundraising online....

CHUF’s Amazing Christmas Raffle is back!

Posted on October 15th, 2020

Win your dream home makeover with £1,000 spends at JT Dove. Every £1 raised in CHUF's Christmas raffle helps amazing...

Impact Report

Posted on September 21st, 2020

2019-20 was an exciting and inspirational year that allowed us to support life-changing projects and donate record amounts to support...

CHUF RECEIVES ITS LARGEST EVER CRYPTOCURRENCY DONATION

Posted on July 9th, 2020

CHUF have received a donation of £38,000 in cryptocurrency, thought to be the largest cryptocurrency donation to a UK charity....

A message from the Amazing Team at the Children’s Heart Unit

Posted on June 26th, 2020

  Here is a message from the AMAZING team at the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital. We are...

Join in CHUF’s first ever Virtual Toddle in 2020

Posted on June 4th, 2020

CHUF's virtual toddle is now live, get involved throughout June! Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 CHUF can't run...

The Beat Squad

Posted on May 14th, 2020

The Clown Doctors North East is a programme produced by TIN Arts and funded by The Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF).  The...

CHUF Treasurer

Posted on May 17th, 2020

We are looking to recruit a Treasurer in place of David Charlton who is retiring from the Board in July....

Join the 2.6 Challenge for CHUF

Posted on April 23rd, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss...

World Superhero day

Posted on April 23rd, 2020

All of our Heart Heroes are super heroes to us and as part of celebrating them all on World Superhero...

OUR HEART HEROES NEED YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER

Posted on April 9th, 2020

An update from Ivan Hollingsworth, Chair of the Board of Trustees regarding the Coronavirus outbreak. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.chuf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CHUF-Appeal-v3.mp4"][/video] Over...

Hearts of Hope

Posted on April 6th, 2020

Let’s spread some love and fill Facebook with ‘Hearts of Hope’ for Heart Families everywhere! We can’t wait to see...

COVID 19 update

Posted on March 16th, 2020

We care very much about children and families who are patients and/or visiting the Freeman and we want to make...

Freeman’s Children’s Heart Unit shop celebrates

Posted on February 11th, 2020

The Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) Shop, located at the entrance of the Children’s Heart Unit at Freeman Hospital and...

Wear Red for CHUF this Heart Month

Posted on February 3rd, 2020

Show your support for Heart Month and #WearRedForCHUF on Friday 28th February 2020 ❤️ Whether it's red socks, a red...

CHUF funds Fontan Nurse Specialist at Freeman Hospital

Posted on January 21st, 2020

We’re delighted to have been able to appoint Debbie as Fontan Nurse Specialist at Freeman hospital, thought to be the...

CHUF Christmas Raffle 2019 Prize Winners Announced

Posted on December 20th, 2019

Congratulations to our lucky 2019 raffle prize winners, and thank you to everyone who took part in CHUF's Christmas Raffle!...

CHUF Office Christmas Opening Hours 2019

Posted on December 19th, 2019

The festive season is upon us and we'd like to let our supporters know our CHUF Office opening times, should...

Red Sky Ball “White Party” raises over £31,000 in one afternoon…

Posted on November 12th, 2019

A NORTH EAST event has once again gone beyond the pale – by raising over an amazing £31,000 in one...

CHUF welcomes Ivan Hollingsworth as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Posted on November 4th, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Ivan Hollingsworth has taken on the role of Chair of the Board of Trustees...

12 families attend the 2019 Transplant Games thanks to CHUF funding!

Posted on October 2nd, 2019

The British Transplant games sees over 950 children and adult athletes who have had life-changing transplants participate in a range...

Celebrating our incredible Heart Heroes this Organ Donation week

Posted on September 6th, 2019

This week, 2nd – 8th September 2019, was Organ Donation Week, a week dedicated to celebrating the generosity of donors...

CHUF surprises the Children’s Heart Unit with an Ice Cream Van visit.

Posted on July 30th, 2019

Every year, CHUF arranges an ice cream van to visit the ward as a sweet treat for the patients, parents...

Freeman Nurse Wins National Nursing Award.

Posted on July 11th, 2019

A FAMILY centred care practitioner for children’s heart theatres at the Freeman Hospital has won the Health Care Assistant of...

Freeman Nurse is nominated for a prestigious national award

Posted on June 10th, 2019

A huge congratulations to Lisa Morgan who has been nominated for a national RCNi Nurse Award after being recognised for...

CHUF stars in BBC 1 documentary

Posted on May 21st, 2019

Earlier this year we were asked to feature in a BBC documentary which highlights amazing charities doing amazing things (like...

Our first #WearRedForCHUF Day

Posted on March 6th, 2019

A huge thank you to each and everyone of you for taking part in our first #WearRedForCHUF day on the 28th...

2018 Great North Run raises over £70,000 for CHUF

Posted on February 21st, 2019

Thanks to all of our incredible Great North Runners in 2018, because of your hard work and fundraising, we're absolutely thrilled to...

Virgin Money raise £143,200 for CHUF!

Posted on February 21st, 2019

A huge thank you to the team at Virgin Money - Gosforth Office who have developed a winning formula for...

February is Heart Month – Wear Red For CHUF 28th February 2019

Posted on February 11th, 2019

This month we're celebrating National Heart Month. Show your support for Heart Month and #WearRedForCHUF on 28th February 2019 If...

CHUF Champions Challenge 2019

Posted on February 8th, 2019

In January 2019 we celebrated the phenomenal teams who took part in the 2018 CHUF Champions Challenge. Teams enjoyed a wonderful Finale...

CHUF Christmas Raffle Winners 2018!

Posted on December 14th, 2018

Thank you so much to everyone who has supported this year’s CHUF Christmas Raffle. Please see the list of the...

Heart Hero Photo’s – Halloween 2018

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

We had so many amazing Heart Hero Halloween photo's sent to us this year, they were too good not to...

Happy 35th birthday CHUF!

Posted on October 30th, 2018

Established by the Scott family in 1979, CHUF began as the Lesley Anne Scott Memorial Fund after the death of...

Pig n Mix golf days raise £12,973.69 for CHUF!

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

CHUF is thrilled to have received a final total of £12,973.69 from Pig n Mix following 4 annual golf days from...

Susan Jackson’s CHUF Story

Posted on October 11th, 2018

In March 1979, my son Andrew had been in the Freeman Hospital for five months suffering from a very complex...

Freeman Team take on highest peak in England

Posted on October 7th, 2018

In August 2018, staff from Freeman Hospital’s PICU and Cardiothoracic theatres took on the challenge of climbing Scafell Pike in...

19 families attend the 2018 Transplant Games thanks to CHUF funding!

Posted on October 1st, 2018

The Transplant Games aim to demonstrate the benefits of organ donation and transplantation, encourage transplant patients to regain their fitness...

Whitley Bay Sporting Club raises £3,167.40 for CHUF with football marathon!

Posted on July 23rd, 2018

Just over £6,000 was raised from the 24-hour event which has been split between two great causes, CHUF and to...

CHUF supporters help to fund groundbreaking machines shown on BBC

Posted on June 6th, 2018

On 14th May, BBC2 showed a documentary titled “Heart Transplant: A Chance to Live”. The 90 minute programme followed transplant...

Ventoux4 CHUF team takes on a Tour de France Challenge!

Posted on May 9th, 2018

In May, a team of riders will cycle from Suffolk; 850 miles to Mont Ventoux in the south of France....

CHUF Ambassador Peter Bennison

Posted on May 8th, 2018

It is with great sadness that we update that our wonderful CHUF ambassador Peter Bennison has sadly passed away. Peter...

London Marathon runners smash their targets!

Posted on May 2nd, 2018

2018 is the year that CHUF secured its first ever London Marathon charity place. As a small charity, this was...

CHUF launches its first CHUF Champions Challenge!

Posted on April 25th, 2018

CHUF is delighted to announce that this year, we are launching a very exciting opportunity for companies that would like...

Heart Parents lose 24 stone and take on Tough Mudder!

Posted on April 30th, 2018

Wendy Joseph is a CHUF supporter with a particularly inspiring story. Over the past few years, Wendy and her husband have worked...

Eggs-traordinary response to our Easter Appeal!

Posted on April 11th, 2018

We'd like to say a huuuuuge thank you to everyone who took part in our Easter appeal. From Easter eggs...

Pride of North East Award Winners 2018

Posted on March 28th, 2018

Huge congratulations to two very special CHUF supporters, Graham and Ivan! CHUF is extremely proud of our wonderful Patron Graham...

Good luck to our first official London Marathon runner!

Posted on March 14th, 2018

Last year, CHUF secured it's first official London Marathon place for 2018. Our incredible runner, Alastair Graham, is training hard...

Donations made through The Big Give 2017 helped us raise over £80,000!

Posted on January 17th, 2018

The Big Give festive charity incentive week ran from the 28th of November to the 5th of December. The Christmas Challenge 2017 promised to double any donation...

10 year anniversary for Christina’s Son Rhys’ major open heart surgery.

Posted on January 3rd, 2018

25th January 2018 marks the 10 year anniversary for Christina’s Son Rhys’ major open heart surgery. In 2017 Christina Charlton...

CHUF Christmas Office Opening Hours 2017

Posted on December 21st, 2017

The festive season is upon us and we'd like to let our supporters know our CHUF Office opening times, should...

Ollie’s Venture pays off for CHUF!

Posted on December 20th, 2017

Ollie's Venture Take 2 which took place at The Village Hotel in Blackpool at the start of December has raised £9,000...

CHUF Christmas Party 2017

Posted on December 19th, 2017

Huge thank you to everyone who supported another fantastic CHUF Christmas party and annual raffle this year! We are thrilled...

£8,000 raised at Wonderland themed ball!

Posted on December 19th, 2017

The Wonderland ball which took place at The Point, Sunderland in November has raised a staggering £8,000 for CHUF! The...

Newcastle Eagles Visit The Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital

Posted on December 13th, 2017

Every Christmas Newcastle Eagles take time out to visit the Children’s Heart Unit to meet the patients and staff, drop...

Cherry Family raise £18K for CHUF!

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Huge thank you to our Heart Hero Ben Cherry and his family for raising over £18,000 for CHUF at their...

Barclays Ball 2017

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Saturday 7th October 2017 saw Barclays host their 4th annual ball in aid of CHUF raising a staggering £33K! The...

Ladbrokes Coral raise £3,500 for CHUF

Posted on December 8th, 2017

A massive thank you to Ladbrokes Coral who organised fundraising events in branches across the North East in September 2018...

Bitcoin donation pays off for CHUF

Posted on December 8th, 2017

The Cryptocurrency known as ‘Bitcoin’ has been heavily featured in news headlines lately (largely thanks to its surging value) and...

Announcement – Congenital Cardiothoracic Services

Posted on December 5th, 2017

Update from Angie Martin, Matron - Congenital Cardiothoracic Services 6th December - Todays planned meeting at Scott House has been...

See Super Dad Ivan Hollingsworth In Action In Our Teaser Video

Posted on November 30th, 2017

We are delighted to announce the teaser video covering Ivan’s final challenge has been released. Before watching it, however, it...

CHUF Christmas Raffle Winners 2017!

Posted on November 26th, 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported this year's CHUF Raffle. Please see a list of the winners below:  

Super Dad Ivan Completes Fundraiser And Raises £500,000!

Posted on October 31st, 2017

A father whose son’s life was saved by doctors at the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital has just...

First ever ‘Red Sky Brunch’ raises over £25k for CHUF!

Posted on September 25th, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that the very first Red Sky Brunch which took place on Sunday 17th September 2017...

JT Dove Raises Money For CHUF

Posted on August 16th, 2017

Builder’s Merchants Aim To Smash Charity Target Employees at JT Dove Ltd, a North East-based builder’s merchants, have swapped tools...

CHUF Toddle 2017

Posted on August 16th, 2017

North East Toddlers Raise £10,000 for Charity Hundreds of families from all over the UK came together early in July...

Red Sky Ball

Posted on August 16th, 2017

Children’s Heart Unit Fund and local Sunderland couple fund life-saving equipment in North East Hospitals The Children’s Heart Unit Fund,...

Hearts and Handbags

Posted on August 16th, 2017

Children’s charity CHUF-ed to launch first ever ‘Hearts & Handbags’ fundraiser CHUF held their debut afternoon tea event ‘Hearts & Handbags’...

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