In loving memory of baby Tommy Heart baby Help babies with serious heart conditions Leeds General Infirmary

Tiny Tickers

Org #11120
Vetted since 2012 Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$36,050
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

A baby is born with congenital heart disease (CHD) every two hours in the UK, yet only around half of congenital heart defects are picked up during routine prenatal scanning. It is absolutely vital that we provide a safety net for the 1,000 babies each year who leave hospital with their heart defect undetected. Early detection rates of congenital heart disease improves a baby's chances of survival and long-term quality of life. Babies who are discharged from hospital without a diagnosis may fall into heart failure before anyone knows how critically ill they are. This can cause long term health issues or disabilities and sadly, some babies will die before they can access the help they nee... read more

Project Leaders
Jon Arnold
Jon Arnold
Kym Kitching
Kym Kitching
Tiny Tickers
Tiny Tickers
Team
Jon Arnold, Kym Kitching, Gaynor Bearder
Organization Information
PO Box 369
Leeds, West Yorks LS26 1FR
United Kingdom
Organization Information
PO Box 369
Leeds, West Yorks LS26 1FR
United Kingdom

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Why we train sonographers

By Kym Kitching | Head of Fundraising

Training sonographers to have the skills and confidence to detect heart defects at pregnancy scans is a core part of our work.Why? Because we want babies with serious heart conditions to get the... Read the full report ›

Brodie's Story

By Kym Kitching | Head of Fundraising and Partnerships

"Brodie loves football and Transformers. He started school in September, which we didn't think we'd see." - Ian, Brodie's dad. Brodie was born with congenitally corrected transposition of... Read the full report ›

Brodie's Story

By Kym | Head of Fundraising and Partnerships

"Brodie loves football and Transformers. He started school in September, which we didn't think we'd see." - Ian, Brodie's dad.   Brodie was born with congenitally corrected transposition of the... Read the full report ›
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