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    It’s the Little Things that make a difference at Christmas

    Help those living with chest, heart and stroke illness to enjoy more of the little things this Christmas and beyond.

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    Heart
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    A vodcast from
    Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke

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    Prevent

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Leading the fight against chest, heart and stroke illnesses in Northern Ireland

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Our impact in 2020/21

We are the only local charity dedicated to the prevention of chest, heart and stroke illnesses, and the care and support of people affected by them. We provide funding for local research into prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and care. We also campaign for policies to improve the health of local people.

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    Nearly
    £2m
    invested fighting chest, heart and stroke illnesses
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    We supported
    11,287
    people and organisations across all our services
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    £1,717,820
    currently invested in chest, heart and stroke research

Thank you to our amazing supporters!

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    Red Dress Run raises almost £50k for heart disease!

    ‘The success of the virtual event this year has been tremendous. We have been blown away by the generosity of everyone who took part, and everyone who donated. With the pandemic, we were unsure about how this year would work out but, to say we are thrilled would be an understatement.’

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  • Semichem raise staggering £16k for NICHS through UK-wide charity partnership
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    Semichem raise staggering £16k for NICHS through UK-wide charity partnership

    We are delighted to announce that our partnership with Semichem has raised a staggering £16,439!

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  • 75 miles for 75 years; MACE takes on 75-mile challenge for charity’s anniversary year!
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    75 miles for 75 years; MACE takes on 75-mile challenge for charity’s anniversary year!

    MACE, our valued corporate partner of over 5 years, has pledged to undertake a ‘75-mile challenge’ this year to support and celebrate our 75th anniversary!

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  • NICHS partnership reaches an A-MACE-ing milestone raising £250k!
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    NICHS partnership reaches an A-MACE-ing milestone raising £250k!

    Local convenience brand MACE and leading health charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS) have proven the mantra that two heads really are better than one.

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  • Musgrave MarketPlace go the extra mile to raise funds for NI Chest Heart & Stroke!
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    Musgrave MarketPlace go the extra mile to raise funds for NI Chest Heart & Stroke!

    Musgrave MarketPlace racked up the equivalent of a Triathlon through static cycles in September and raised a fantastic £1,789!

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Stories

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    Lisa's Story

    My name is Lisa. I was a busy wife and mum of two from Carrickfergus. I worked fulltime as a Service Manager in a Mental Health Charity, I was always on the go, always busy! Until I took a stroke in February 2021.

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    Rebecca's Story

    40-year-old Rebecca Logan, a busy mum of two from Dundonald in Belfast was working as a bank nurse and taught 12 fitness classes a week before she took ill with COVID-19.

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    Craig's Story

    After getting help from NICHS following a stroke in 2019, determined Craig has taken on the challenge to walk 50km in a week ahead of his 50th Birthday, to raise money for our work.

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    Sharon's Story

    Sharon, 51 from Groomsport, had been feeling unwell for a few days when she tested positive for COVID-19 back on 6 September 2020. Initially bedridden by the illness, she is still struggling with its affects 8 months later, so much that it has prevented her from getting back to life as normal.

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    Philip's Story

    When Philip McGhee fell ill with COVID-19 in December he thought it would be something that he could manage himself – but he quickly realised that needed support.

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