Aviva Community Fund – Mental Health Support for Heart Heroes.
Aviva have been running their Community Fund for over four years now, and have helped thousands of small charities and good causes to build stronger communities all across the UK.
They are running a campaign for Heart Heroes to raise funds to meet the demands of increased mental health support for vulnerable children and families affected by Heart Conditions in the South West.
Heart Heroes work with children and their families living with heart conditions. We aim to provide services for these children, to help them meet others who are in similar situations and allow their family to talk to other families going through related experiences.
At Heart Heroes we:
Support children with heart diseases aged 0 – 16.
Organise events and provide socialising opportunities for children to attend.
We aim to introduce families with similar experiences so that they can support each other.
Meet Kelly, the founder of Heart Heroes
Find out why she felt there was an important need for a charity such as Heart Heroes to exist and how she felt she could make a difference.
We know that having a child suffering from heart disease can take its toll on a family; it is both physically and emotionally draining.
At Heart Heroes, we want to assist in elevating some of that stress by providing access to events where the families of our little heroes can see their children enjoy themselves and meet children that they can relate to, whilst having the opportunity to share their own experiences and receive emotional support from other carers that are going through the same journey.
We find this emotional support is vital for the families in helping them cope through difficult times.
Ever thought about fundraising for Heart Heroes?
Fundraising for Heart Heroes is extremely important, as not only does it enable us to use that money to help our heroes, it also raises awareness.
See what Kelly (Heart Heroes Founder) has to say about fundraising for Heart Heroes and how you can help.