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Bush Craft Outdoor – explore with camp fires, photography and more 31st May and 9th August

BOOK HERE Join us for free Outdoor Bushcraft Sessions this Spring/ Summer! If you are a young adult aged 15-24 with congenital heart disease, we’d love to invite you and a plus one (partner, sibling, friend, parent) to learn and practice new skills such as fire building, campfire cooking, nature photography, environmental art, foraging and […] Read more

Sign up to Graffiti Arts Day, Bristol 23rd April 2022

BOOK BY CLICKING HERE We would love you to join us for a Graffiti Arts Day in Bristol on Saturday 23rd April – for young adults aged 15-24 with CHD, bring along your plus 1 for the day (friend, partner, parent, sibling etc.)! Where is it? We are meeting at Graft Graffiti, The Island, Nelson […] Read more

We are happy to announce funding from Children in Need

Youth@Heart are really happy to announce successful funding of £30k over 3 years with Children in Need, helping us fund our vital Youth Work with young people who have congenital heart disease! With our ACHD Youth Worker Xander attending more paediatric and targeted clinics, we are proud of the support we can offer to young […] Read more

The year our lives changed without warning

In August last year our lives changed without warning. Faith our eldest daughter hadn’t been right for some time and despite seeing our local GP and being told it was all anxiety related, which we knew wasn’t quite right. Faith was only 18 and thank goodness we decided to go to A&E it wasn’t OK that she […] Read more

A CHD Journey for one parent #CHDVOICE #HeartMonth

We are very grateful that as a Charity we get to be there to support the whole family, when they may need it most. Here is the journey of one parent and her family. for abbreviations see the GLOSSARY* at the end SO, Heart week is upon us & as a couple of charities we […] Read more

February is Heart Awareness Month | 7th – 14th February is congenital heart disease awareness week!

What is CHD, why raise awareness? Congenital Heart Disease is the no.1 birth defect with complex CHD affecting 1 in 125 babies born in the UK, ‘congenital’ meaning present from birth. Those born with complex CHD often have multiple heart surgeries at a young age, often carrying on into adulthood with continued medical follow up […] Read more

Take on a Challenge for Youth@Heart this year

Walk, jog or run for Youth@Heart! Take on a Charity walk, trek or marathon for 2022, and help raise vital funds to enhance the lives of young people with congenital heart disease! With 15 exciting challenges to choose from you can take on Ultra Challenge or choose your own challenge event. Whatever you decide we […] Read more

Christmas Opening Times and SUPPORT numbers

We are closing over Christmas to give our teams a well earned rest – then we will be back in January! This eans that from the 24th December – 4th the team will not be receiving or answering any emails or phone calls. December 24th – Closed Christmas period – Closed Tuesday 4th Jan – […] Read more

Winter Newsletter – Out now

We want to welcome you to our Winter / Christmas Newsletter – letting you know about everything happening at Youth@Heart. Read the latest Newsletter by CLICKING HERE Thank you and Merry Christmas to everyone for their support this year whether trustees, donors, volunteers or grant givers – we couldn’t do it without you all! And […] Read more

Giving Tuesday – ways to get involved

As a small Charity, Youth@Heart rely on our supporters, donors and volunteers to help enable us to support Youth living with Congenital Heart Disease and their families. This giving Tuesday – we wanted to show you a few ways which you can help support us as a Charity. 1. Become a ‘200 Club’ supporter, where […] Read more