[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, Marketing & Digital Marleting 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 two days before her birthday.