The BHF smashes Guinness World Records title in show of solidarity for heart patients

To mark Valentine’s Day this year the British Heart Foundation (BHF) achieved the Guinness World Records™ title for the longest chain of paper hearts with help from almost 18,000 of our supporters. Through our network of over 720 charity shops and thousands of supporters, we asked people to write messages of love and support for their loved ones, people battling heart disease or in memory of those they’ve lost. With the help of volunteers, the charity created a chain of 17,939 hearts, surpassing the previous Guinness World Record of 11,288…

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The Beating Hearts Ball online auction is now open to raise money for life saving research

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has launched its exclusive online auction with luxury items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, ahead of The Beating Hearts Ball at The Guildhall on Tuesday 20 February.  The online auction is live until midday on Tuesday 20 February. Proceeds raised from the auction and the gala ball will help fund pioneering research in the fight against heart and circulatory disease and to support The Miles Frost Fund, set up by the family of the late Sir David Frost in partnership with the BHF. Auction lots  The chance…

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Tesco unveils new partnership to deliver Little Helps for healthier living

Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle the nation’s biggest health challenges. The partnership, “Little Helps for healthier living”, will bring together the skills and expertise of the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco to help lower the risk of heart and circulatory disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.  Over the next five years, the four organisations will work together to help Tesco’s 300,000 UK colleagues and millions of UK shoppers by removing…

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British Heart Foundation launches new ad

The British Heart Foundation has launched its latest TV advert in partnership with Space City. Having previously launched a TV advert in 2017, the charity utilised the UK’s most lucrative means of advertising to promote their Heart Matters Magazine. The advert focused on stimulating direct responses, while focusing on accruing data for the BHF as they look to improve and populate their CRM. Focusing on a live-action and animation combination, the advert utilised a diverse range of people to communicate the emotions associated with heart related issues – conveying the non-discriminite…

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Rankin launches art movement to support fight against heart disease

This World Heart Day  the British Heart Foundation has teamed up with world renowned photographer Rankin to launch an international art project with creatives from around the world, to raise awareness of the global fight against heart disease.  ‘Heart for a Heart’ has seen celebrated artists, celebrities, photographers, and brands from around the world unite against heart disease by creating unique heart-themed artwork and uploading them to social media in celebration of World Heart Day. The social media movement aims to raise awareness of heart and circulatory disease – the…

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