Children's Heart Surgery Fund

A heartfelt

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund is the award winning charity supporting the Yorkshire heart unit at the Leeds General Infirmary. We fund equipment, staff posts, resources and training for those who work on the heart wards; and support patients with congenital heart disease and their families.

We are funded by generous donations from the general public and our corporate supporters, and by the amazing efforts of our fundraisers. We’re only able to help because of your support. Thank you!

Supporting hearts
for life

  • 400 babies and children from Yorkshire, Humber and North Lincs have open heart surgery each year
  • 10,000 babies and children use the heart unit each year
  • 12 babies are born with CHD every day in the UK
  • Around 80% of babies born with CHD now survive to adulthood – thanks to improving treatment and surgery

What we do

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How we help

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You can make a difference to the lives of young CHD patients. Making a donation is easy....


Watch our video

Hear from some of our heart heroes and their families about their experiences growing up with cardiac defects, having open heart surgery and life on the unit. Their inspirational stories only go to prove how important it is that, with the help and generosity of our supporters, CHSF continues our vital work.
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Upcoming Events

Wiggle Yorkshire Tour

Wiggle Yorkshire Tour!

Get on your bike and join Team CHSF on Saturday 8th August 2015! Take part in the Wiggle Yorkshire Tour and choose from 3 different routes. You can register online or phone 0113 3923987 for more details.

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