Superstar marathon runner, Simon, is taking on his 10th London marathon on Sunday!
This year he will be running for the BHF in a combination of his previous running costumes - the heart eyes emoji, a giant heart and heart-shaped balloons! ♥️ 😍🎈
Good luck SimonwA
We are thrilled to announce @thedavidseaman and @FrankieSk8 as official BHF Ambassadors! David and Frankie have been huge supporters of our work for many years and we are delighted to have them on board ♥️
We’re delighted to be in partnership with @Giveacar, a not-for-profit social enterprise that turns your old and unwanted car into cash for charity! Learn more about our exciting partnership here: bhf.org.uk/how-you-can-he…
A huge thank you to our friends @Tesco who have kindly supported our #HeartHeroAwards this evening by helping our nominees celebrate with Tesco gift cards - a lovely touch to help everyone get in the party spirit! 🎉q
And finally, chosen this year by public vote, we have a second Innovative Fundraiser Award winner - we are delighted to also recognise the fantastic Lisa Brown and her brilliant fundraising efforts. With thanks to @MissGAtkinson for presenting Lisa with her award #HeartHeroAwards
Staff and pupils at @Wellington_Ayr have been a force to be reckoned with over the past few years raising more than £35,000 for our life saving work. We are hugely grateful for their support & delighted to recognise the school with our Innovative Fundraiser Award #HeartHeroAwards
Phil Collis has supported the BHF as a patient representative sharing his lived experience of stroke and tirelessly advocates for the stroke community.
We are thrilled to honour Phil with our Outstanding Contribution Award as presented by Pippa Middleton #HeartHeroAwards
Claire-Marie Berouche and The Love Hearts Group are joint winners of our Joan Willet Lasting Legacy Award - an award named after a very special lady who celebrated her 104th birthday by fundraising for the BHF 🎈#HeartHeroAwardsso
Dr Susan Connolly is an integral member of the BHF CVD taskforce and has played a vital role in helping patients access cardiac care and rehab.
Tonight @Thefoodmedic proudly presents Susan with the My HealthCare Hero Award! #HeartHeroAwards
Henry was 12 years old when his Dad collapsed whilst the pair were out on a run together.
Henry called 999, performed CPR and thanks to help from passers by, he managed to find a defibrillator before the paramedics arrived. #HeartHeroAwards
Amy helped save her then fiancé, Lee's life when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at home.
Now, having made a good recovery and happily married, Lee is forever grateful for Amy's bravery and quick thinking #HeartHeroAwards
Isabella was born with a congenital heart condition and at just six weeks old her mum Michaela had to perform CPR on her daughter. Tragically, Isabella passed away months later but thanks to Michaela’s actions, the family had more time to create precious memories #HeartHeroAwards
Many of us have CPR training thinking we will never need to use it. For our CPR Hero Award winners, their training turned into reality.
Thank you to @GlennHoddle for presenting our CPR Heroes with their awards #HeartHeroAwards
Next up is our BHF Charity Partner Award which is awarded to our fantastic partner @Tesco. The team have gone above & beyond to support our charitable efforts and have raised more than £7m to date. Thanks to BHF Ambassador @YinkaBokinni for presenting this award! #HeartHeroAwards
Husband and wife, Peter and Cherril, formed the BHF Cardigan branch 34 years ago. Since then, the group has promoted our work via fundraising and awareness raising.
Tonight @DrZoeWilliams proudly presents the group with our Fundraising in the Community Award! #HeartHeroAwards
This year, our Young Heart Hero Award has five very special recipients...
Tonight we're celebrating the inspiring stories of Katie, Evelyn, Benjamin, Caitlin and Daniel. 👏
With thanks to@AimeeFullerr for presenting this award#HeartHeroAwardssv
Our first award tonight, presented by @thedavidseaman and @FrankieSk8, is our Charity Champion Award which goes to the brilliant Zena Forster - a much valued member of our BHF patient panel and a huge advocate for our work. #HeartHeroAwards
And we're off! Welcome to our virtual #HeartHeroAwards 2021! 🎉
We’re delighted to be celebrating the amazing efforts of all our finalists, and special thanks to@Laerdal_UKK for supporting the event this year!bit.ly/3ijGkGfWD
25 year old David was born with Truncus Arteriosus and had his first heart surgery at three months old.
At the BHF we’re funding pioneering research to help people like David bit.ly/1IMYGsB#WorldHeartDay
Our virtual #HeartHeroAwards ceremony kicks off in just over an hour!
Hosted by @vernonkay and with special appearances from celebrity supporters - you won't want to miss it!
Join us here at 7pm 👉bit.ly/3ijGkGfWe
Alex was born with bicuspid aortic valve which wasn’t diagnosed until he was 24. Now he lives with a mechanical heart valve.
At the BHF we’re funding pioneering research to help people like Alex bit.ly/1IMYGsB#WorldHeartDay
Lesley was diagnosed with vascular dementia after the second of three mini strokes.
At the BHF we are funding research into investigating who’s at risk of developing vascular dementia after suffering a stroke so we can try to help more people like Lesley. #WorldHeartDay
Haleema was born with Marfan Syndrome. During her pregnancy she had five heart operations and also needed a mechanical valve.
Her daughter, Ruqqayah was also born with Marfan. Thanks to your support we are funding research to help people like Haleema & Ruggayah #WorldHeartDay
Vicky was diagnosed with heart failure at the age 38 and is now pinning her hope on BHF research.
To learn more about the research we are currently funding into heart failure, visit 👉bit.ly/3nUGhnRW#WorldHeartDayyf
We are funding research into heart conditions, ranging from heart failure to irregular heart rhythm to congenital heart defects.
This #WorldHeartDay, learn more about our life saving work 👉bit.ly/2AGn9BnCY
Tonight's the night! 🎉
Join our virtual#HeartHeroAwardss & hear inspiring stories from real life heart heroes. Hosted by@vernonkayy and with loads of other celebrity supporters getting involved, it's going to be a night to remember!
Join us at 7pm �youtube.com/watch?v=QxHWlq…69K
Thank you for sharing photos of your heart heroes over the past year. We've loved seeing them! ♥️
On #WorldHeartDay we want to celebrate everyone who is powering our work to help those who need us most.
Our #HeartHeroAwards take place tomorrow evening & we're honoured to be supported by @Laerdal_UK this year.
The awards are in recognition of inspirational people who have gone above and beyond to help support our life saving work. Register to watch here bit.ly/3CxhGtJ
Research funded by the BHF presented today at #BCS2021 has found that a drug used to treat Type 2 Diabetes could also improve their heart function, increasing its energy levels and the amount of blood it’s able to pump. bit.ly/3zeANYG