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Community Thank you's

Since our first e-newsletter that came out in March, the community has really started this year with a bang!

We have had some incredible supporters who have organised fundraising events, took up volunteering opportunities, embraced fantastic challenges and generously donated to helping us continue doing what we do.

We would like to say a massive thank you to the following, apologises if we have missed anyone:

Back after a 4 year break, the "Sue Zenthon Memorial Music Quiz" was reorganised by loving husband John, with the assistance from Sue’s former friends and colleagues Jo, Emmy and Mandy. With the brilliant quiz master Tim Richardson and technical guru Mike Andrews, 12 teams battled with the questions and managed a boogie or two in between, with this years winners, “The Rupert Murdoch new fiancé“ scoring a huge 166 points! 👏👏

This incredible event raised a fantastic £2,300!

New Forest Rotary hosted a Barn Dance in Brockenhurst Village Hall on Friday 1st March to raise funds for Heartbeat. They welcomed villagers and Rotarians to the event and after a successful evening of Barn dancing and a hearty supper of fish and chips, over £1,000 was raised to support Heartbeat House and the Psychological Support project.

Children's Cardiac Nurse Specialists, Katy Morton, and her friend Claire Harding, took their challenge to the next country by participating in the Barcelona Marathon (26.2 miles) back on the 10th March 2024, where the ladies raised an incredible £588 plus Gift Aid £147.

Our climb the O2 challenge back in March really sparked some interest with 14 amazing individuals who raised £3,714 between them. please check out their story on our link:

With 2 new dates available in July and October, we still have spaces available. If you are interested, please contact Tanya on or check out our challenges section on our website:

Jemma Connor from Hampshire, took part in the Eastleigh 10K back on the 24th March where she raised a wonderful £250. It took her 59 Minutes but was absolute amazed by the support and atmosphere which spurred her on. Massive well done Jemma!

Massive well done to Steve Reader and Richard Ball who successfully completed the 3 Peaks Challenge on the 6th April. They took on this challenge to support a close friend, Greg, in his rehabilitation following open heart surgery.

Steve and Richard have raised an extraordinary £1,030.82 plus Gift Aid of £246.25

Massive Shout out to the rotary clubs for their incredible efforts in supporting Heartbeat.

Thank you to Rotary Club of Southampton on their charity Quiz Night which raised a fabulous £203.

Thank you to Fareham Rotary on their charity Quiz Night back in February which raised a fabulous £1300 which is also part of their Pledge. They are going above and beyond.

We would also like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has supported us with our AdoptARoom scheme within Rotary Heartbeat House. If you would like to find out more about the AdoptARoom scheme, please contact us on or visit our website link:

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