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  • We were delighted to present both Clandeboye Primary School and Glastry College with defibrillators this month. In addition, letters have been sent to remaining schools in the Bangor area still without a defibrillator with a proposal that we work together to sort this in the near future. If your school is keen to work alongside [...]

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  • We are delighted to announce that we will continue to run our “memorable trip” scheme aimed at children with heart defects. We trialled this scheme last month with great success. Joel is a young boy from Bangor who has been affected by heart problems from a very young age. As a result, he cannot take [...]

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  • We are delighted to announce three charitable partnerships which have been recently confirmed. Firstly, we have been selected as the chosen charity for 18 Caffe Nero stores throughout Northern Ireland. The staff at Caffe Nero worked tirelessly to make this happen and we cannot thank them enough. It is hoped that over the next 12 [...]

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  • On Saturday 7th March we held our first ever boxing event in associated with Bangor Abbey Boxing Academy. There were eight fights on the night – five of which involved friends of Danny who had no prior boxing experience. The other three fights consisted of members of local boxing clubs. The evening got off to [...]

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  • Supporters of the Danny Mills Heart Foundation will be taking to the ring on the March 7th for our first ever boxing event. This will be a great night and a good chance to support the effort put in by everyone over the last few months. Tickets are available for £15 each with all proceeds [...]

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  • Thanks to the incredible support we have received recently, we were able to place an order for 5 HeartSine Defibrillators. We have already started to place these at local venues and are happy to announce that Pickie Bowling Club, Greyabbey Football Club and PlayBall at Stormont are now covered. Information on the PlayBall donation can [...]

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  • We were overwhelmed to receive two extremely generous donations this month. 3m tapes presented us with £620 after raising the funds through a coffee morning and raffle. Thank you to all staff and also management who added £100 to the total. Glenlola Collegiate then presented us with a cheque for £1,847! Thank you to all [...]

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  • On Saturday 8th March we held our second annual Night at the Races event. Over £2,000 was raised on the night – thank you to everyone who came along! We started the night by presenting Deputy Mayor Jennifer Gilmour with 3 defibrillators to be placed at sports venues around Bangor.

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  • We paid a visit to the Children’s Heart Ward in the Royal Victoria Hospital on Christmas Eve and brought along £1,000 worth of toys, consoles and games for the kids. There are many children spending their Christmas in hospital due to heart defects – some of which require heart transplants. Whilst we are not able [...]

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  • Our recent Gala Ball (5th October) proved to be a massive success with nearly 200 people turning up to our signature event of the year. The event was held at the Stormont hotel and had a few surprises – including an engagement – along the way. The total raised from the night is expected to [...]

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