Too many young people die of undiagnosed heart conditions. While heart screening can't detect all heart abnormalities, it can help identify a number of conditions so that more lives can be saved.
We offer support to bereaved families whenever we can. One way in which we can do this is by helping you set up a fund in memory of a loved one, to raise money for more heart screenings across Wales. If you have lost a loved one, we hope to bring some comfort to families by helping them to do something that will keep their loved one's memory alive, so that they can leave a lifesaving legacy. We want to work towards a future where nobody loses a family member to a heart condition that could have been treated.
It costs £6,500 to screen 100 people in South Wales. For more information on how we can help you set up a memorial fund, please get in touch with us, and we'll do all we can to support you.
Donating or fundraising in memory of someone is a very special and meaningful way to remember them and clearly shows how much you care and miss them. You are in fact, honouring their life and helping others at the same time. We are always incredibly touched and grateful to receive these donations.
You can support Calon in memory of a loved one in a few different ways:
• Make either a regular of one-off donation in their name
• Collect at a funeral or memorial service
• Take a fundraising challenge in their name
• Set up an online Tribute Fund in-memory of your loved one
Making either a regular or one-off donation in your loved one's name
You can make a regular or one off donation to Calon but as you make your donation please get in contact and tell us the name of this special person and, if you would like, tell us more about why you are donating. If you would like us to share your loved one’s story, please let us know as well.
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Collect at a funeral or memorial event
Collecting at a funeral can help Calon make a lasting difference in memory of your loved one. You may choose to do this by asking for donations instead of flowers. You can also hold a collection at your celebration of life or memorial service.
We have a range of items to help you do this:
• Our In- memory collection envelopes allow people to Gift Aid, which increases each donation by £2.50 for every £10 donated at no cost to you.
• Our Calon pin badges are a lovely thank you and memento.
• Calon collection boxes provide an easy way for your friends and family to donate at your memorial events.
If you want to send the proceeds of a collection made in-memory of someone by post, please make your cheques payable to Calon Heart Screening and post to White House Cottage, Cathedral Green, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2EB .
Take on a fundraising challenge in-memory
Taking part in a Calon Challenge event or organising your own fundraising event is a wonderful tribute and a really inspiring and special way to remember someone special to you.
Please get in touch with our fundraising team to find out about the many different ways you can take part or get involved in a Welsh Hearts event or any of the other ways you can fundraise in-memory.
Set up an online tribute fund in-memory of your loved one
This is a very easy and visual way to fundraise for Calon in memory of your loved one.
Set up a Just Giving in memory page
Remember to get in touch and tell us what you are doing so we can help out where we can.
Getting in touch
Please don’t forget to let us know about your in-memory fundraising, or even if you just want to chat through your ideas please just give us a call or email firstname.lastname@example.org