British Heart Foundation charity shops team up with Depop

British Heart Foundation charity shops have partnered up with fashion marketplace app, Depop to reach a new audience of sustainable fashion lovers and have swiftly become a top seller on the platform. Following a successful trial, we are set to accelerate our partnership with fashion marketplace app Depop, to help raise vital funds for research into heart and circulatory diseases and reach a new shopping community.  Since launching the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Depop account, our preloved items have proved extremely popular with the channel’s style savvy community, who by shopping our selection of quality secondhand items, have already helped us become top sellers on the…

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The Big Stitch is back and challenging the nation to get crafty

During lockdown, many members of the public have been busy picking up new crafty hobbies, from upcycling furniture to giving a well-loved T-shirt an overhaul. Now, having launched on 1st October for one month, The Big Stitch is encouraging shoppers to pop to their nearest British Heart Foundation (BHF) charity shop, buy an item and use their skills and creativity to give it a new look. With 540 clothes shops nationwide, our shops are full of amazing preloved finds that can easily be adapted to suit personal style. From fraying and tasselling to adding decorative items, simple basic sewing skills can add a touch of…

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Channel 4 to air 24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special made in partnership with the British Heart Foundation

Channel 4, in partnership with the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has announced 24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special, set to air on Channel 4 on Friday 20th March at 8pm. The special episode will revisit and update on the stories of three people who previously appeared in the award-winning series when admitted to A&E with serious heart conditions.   This pioneering Heart Special provides the BHF with the opportunity to raise awareness and increase support for its research to save and improve lives.  More than seven million people are living…

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British Heart Foundation announced greenest charity retailer at Charity Retail Awards

This week the British Heart Foundation (BHF) was the proud winner of the Charity Retail Association’s award for Greenest Charity Retailer of the Year. The win comes after a strong year in which they have made big strides in our commitment to being an environmentally aware retailer. Attending the Charity Retail Association Awards at Colwick Hall, Nottingham, was Sustainability Manager David Roman, who has been leading their strategy to become greener and was thrilled to see the hard work of staff and volunteers recognised. Since joining the charity in 2012…

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Celebrities help beat heartbreak forever by attending The Beating Hearts Ball

The red carpet was rolled out for VIP guests including Pippa Middleton, Vernon Kay, David Seaman and David Ginola at the British Heart Foundation’s annual fundraising gala at the historic Guildhall in London. The glamourous event – the Beating Hearts Ball – welcomed BHF Ambassador and Honorary Gala Chair, Pippa Middleton, sporting legends David Ginola, Anthony Ogogo and David Seaman MBE, and X Factor winner Louisa. The guests came together for a night of fundraising to raise money for the BHF’s life saving research into heart and circulatory diseases. A…

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