British Heart Foundation need you to put the spotlight on research

The British Heart Foundation is calling out for volunteers in Castle Douglas to help beat heartbreak forever.

The UK’s biggest independent funder of research into heart and circulatory diseases is asking the people of Castle Douglas to spare two hours of their time on the 7th and 8th February 2020 at their local Tesco, to raise money for lifesaving research,

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is holding a Heart Stars weekend at Tesco stores up and down the country.

This month in Scotland alone, over 1400 people will die from a heart or circulatory diseases. By funding research, the BHF aims to find ways to better prevent, diagnose, treat and cure these conditions, to save and improve lives right now.

BHF Volunteering Manager for Scotland, Christina said: “We are asking the people of Castle Douglas to become a heart star by sparing just a couple of hours to volunteer at Tesco in Castle Douglas. Heart and circulatory diseases are the cause of one in four deaths in the UK, so more research is urgently needed to help us beat heartbreak, forever.  I hope the local community raly around and help us make this collection weekend a smash hit.’

To find out more about giving your time and joining a Heart Stars event at your local Tesco, sign up online at www.bhf.org.uk/heartstars

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