[email protected] joined the team in 2018 with the task of raising funds by making applications to Trusts and Foundations and recently had her role changed to Appeals and Community Fundraising Manager.  Vanessa is also the lead on our MakeaSmile Lottery and our website, adding her creative eye and a flair for words to the mix. Having worked in the Third Sector for more than 25 years, she brings a sense of passion and knowledge as well as pride to be part of the Wessex Heartbeat team, especially as she lost her father at the age of 60 to a sudden heart attack.