British Heart Foundation announced as charity of the year for 2022 TCS London Marathon

British Heart Foundation have been announced as Charity of the Year for the 2022 TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) London Marathon.   Through the partnership, they’re aiming to help heal hearts across the UK by raising £3 million for research into regenerative medicine that could one day find a cure for heart failure.  Nearly a million people in the UK are living with heart failure. The money raised by runners will help the BHF fund cutting-edge research into regenerative medicine that could lead to new treatments within a generation.  Heart failure can…

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British Heart Foundation urges the nation to take on its Declutter Challenge

More than four out of five (84%) of Brits have unused household items – from clothing to tablets and TVs – unnecessarily cluttering up our homes, according to a new survey we have commissioned.  On average those holding onto unused household items wait almost a year and a half (17 months) before getting rid of them.  The survey, which has been released to mark the launch of the British Heart Foundation’s Declutter Challenge this September, which is encouraging the nation to declutter and donate any preloved treasures to us –…

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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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