Where the Money Goes
Where the Money Goes

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.

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.

SPECIALIST SOFTWARE FOR THREE OF THE REGIONS CARDIOLOGISTS

To illustrate to parents how they plan to treat their children in surgery

ONGOING HOLISTIC TREATMENT FOR BABIES AND CHILDREN

In Ward 23 at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle

SPECIALIST FONTAN PROCEDURE CARDIAC NURSE

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

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

OVER £480,000 RAISED

Thanks to our incredible supporters over £350,000 has been raised for the Children’s Heart Unit and cardiac care related projects so far

TWO ECHOCARDIOGRAM HEART SCANNERS

TWO ECHOCARDIOGRAM HEART SCANNERS Have been purchased for Sunderland Royal and Teesside’s James Cook Hospitals using funds raised at RED SKY BALL

AN ORGAN CARE TRANSPLANT SYSTEM MACHINE

ORGAN CARE TRANSPLANT SYSTEM MACHINE Featuring heavily on a BBC Documentary: “Heart Matters – A Chance to Live” and The Pride of Britain Awards!