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    Summer Appeal

    Can you help a young stroke survivor on the road to recovery?

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

Help us to keep Caring through COVID

How we make a difference

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.

Thank you to our amazing supporters!

  • Huhtamaki announce new charity partnership with Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
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    Huhtamaki announce new charity partnership with Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke

    Huhtamaki Foodservice Belfast have announced their 2022 charity partner of the year will be local health charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke!

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  • Twenty Manfreight employees take on Red Dress Fun Run and raise vital funds!
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    Twenty Manfreight employees take on Red Dress Fun Run and raise vital funds!

    Members of staff from Craigavon based logistics and transport business Manfreight took part in our Red Dress Fun Run 2022, raising a fantastic £1000!

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  • Customers of MACE Lurgan raise £10,000 to help make a difference in the local community
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    Customers of MACE Lurgan raise £10,000 to help make a difference in the local community

    The generosity of the people of Lurgan has helped raise a staggering £10,000 for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS).

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  • Friends of Professor Declan Connolly run Belfast City Marathon and raise over £3000 for NI Chest Heart & Stroke
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    Friends of Professor Declan Connolly run Belfast City Marathon and raise over £3000 for NI Chest Heart & Stroke

    Team Connolly, a relay team made up of friends of Professor Declan Connolly, ran the 2021 Belfast City Marathon in remembrance of the much-loved Belfast man, raising £3073.20 for our work.

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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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Upcoming Events

Stories

  • Hadil and Mohamed’s Story NICHS logo blob shape

    Hadil and Mohamed’s Story

    Local mum Hadil Ibrihim and her five-year-old son Mohamed, from Belfast, know all too well what this is like and how serious asthma can be.

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    John's Story

    When John Gough from Andersonstown in Belfast had a stroke in his 80s and was left struggling to walk, he thought he would likely never recover. However, thanks to support from local charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS), John is healthier than ever and walking several kilometres every day!

  • Stephen McMahon's Story NICHS logo blob shape

    Stephen McMahon's Story

    Stephen McMahon from Dromore was 70 when he had a stroke. Having written and published two novels previously, Stephen has now written 'Stroke Story', an inspiring, entertaining and witty account of life after stroke.

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    Jolene's Story

    “I was working away, a mum, perfectly healthy, and then boom - a stroke out of the blue.”

  • Lisa's Story NICHS logo blob shape

    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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