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HeartKids and Initiative Sweetheart Day 2018

30 Apr 2018

A pro-bono partnership between unique charity HeartKids and media agency Initiative has seen a 33% lift in revenue year on year for national fundraising campaign Sweetheart Day, for which Initiative was able to secure over $3 million worth of pro-bon ...

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Heart Angel Gia

23 Apr 2018

8 babies are born every day in Australia with a heart defect. That's 8 parents going through hell while they watch their child fight to remain earth side, and every week 4 lives are lost, that’s 4 parents now living in hell.

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What is Super Boss Day?

3 Apr 2018

What is HeartKids Super Boss Day all about? We need you to be a real superhero for Aussie heart kids!

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The Sweetheart Day Photo Challenge

20 Jan 2018

Held annually on Valentine's Day, Sweetheart Day raises much-needed funds to provide support for kids, teens and adults affected by congenital/childhood heart disease all across Australia. Join the fight against congenital/childhood heart disease by ...

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What is the Heart Beads Program?

15 Jan 2018

The Heart Beads Program helps to enrich the experience of cardiac patients and their families at children’s hospitals throughout Australia.

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Trekking the Kokoda Trail for HeartKids

19 Dec 2017

Josh Roach (a heart kid Dad), along with Marsh colleagues Adam Cornford and Antony Butcher, took on the incredible challenge of trekking the Kokoda Trail in November for HeartKids. Not only did they complete this task in the amazing time of 5 days b ...

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Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve Awards in HeartKids NSW/ACT and QLD Divisions

21 Nov 2017

The HeartKids NSW/ACT and QLD Divisions each recently held their own Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve Awards events. Further recognising the incredible support and contributions of our most valuable and appreciated supporters, volunteers and staff th ...

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Community Regional Road Trip

27 Oct 2017

Jackie Sales is one of our NSW Regional Support Coordinators. Jackie recently completed a Northern NSW Road Trip. Jackie visited Tamworth, Armidale, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie and was warmly welcomed by the community.

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Do You Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve?

13 Oct 2017

The HeartKids Victoria/Tasmania division held the inaugural 'Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve Awards' in North Melbourne on Thursday 12 October. The Awards have been designed to express our appreciation to primary supporters both corporate and commun ...

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Heart Hero

27 Sep 2017

Despite having a pacemaker implanted and being told to give up on her athletic aspirations by doctors, Kate represented Australia in Touch Rugby and as a junior in Track and Field, and has represented Queensland in Cricket. She now plays AFLW for th ...

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