We raise vital funds for large and small pieces of equipment, facilities and aftercare for the Children’s Heart Unit and other district hospitals providing coronary care. However, we go far beyond funding cardiac machines and nursing care; we also make a positive impact across our local communities, our schools and our city centres with our all inclusive defibrillator programme making the region a safer place to enjoy.
Thanks to our incredible supporters over £350,000 has been raised for the Children’s Heart Unit and cardiac care related projects so far
2 X ECHOCARDIOGRAM HEART SCANNERS
Have been purchased for Sunderland Royal and Teesside’s James Cook Hospitals using funds raised at RED SKY BALL
1 X ORGAN CARE TRANSPLANT SYSTEM MACHINE
Featuring heavily on a BBC Documentary: “Heart Matters – A Chance to Live” and The Pride of Britain Awards!
PUBLIC USE DEFIBRILLATORS
Red Sky Foundation continues to fund life-saving defibrillators in public areas across the North East of England. And an emergency purchase of 23 devices were made for Sunderland Royal Hospital in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak
THE FIRST ANNUAL SALARY OF A SPECIALIST FONTAN PROCEDURE CARDIAC NURSE BASED IN THE FREEMAN HOSPITAL
The first appointment of its kind in the UK
ONGOING HOLISTIC TREATMENT FOR BABIES AND CHILDREN
In Ward 23 at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle
SPECIALIST SOFTWARE FOR 3 OF THE REGIONS CARDIOLOGISTS
To illustrate to parents how they plan to treat their children in surgery
KICKSTART A PROGRAMME TO WORK WITH LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO HAVE THEIR OWN DEFIBRILLATORS
We work closely with local schools and education facilities to encourage them to have defibrillators on site to protect children, staff and the general public