News - May, 2015

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A SADS Fact of Life - March 2015

A SADS Fact of Life - March 2015

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2015

The most important thing your sports club has to do this year

The Trust as part of its SADS awareness programme report daily on the devastating impact of sudden cardiac death in young people which are posted on the Trust facebook and twitter. Some heart... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leaflet’s life-saving message

Leaflet’s life-saving message

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2015

A NEW information leaflet has been launched carrying a vital life-saving message.

The leaflet, which is aimed at local sports clubs, gives advice on what to do if someone suffers a cardiac arrest.

It has been developed by local charity the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: Joes Mini Heartstart

How Karen Ran, Out of Kindness

How Karen Ran, Out of Kindness

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2015

Some of her runs are in official races whilst other are just solo efforts.

But the mother of three grown up children is clearly doing something right. And she has no plans to stop pounding the streets in her pink trainers any time soon.

If someone mentions... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Debenhams Spring Trends Fashion Show

Debenhams Spring Trends Fashion Show

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2015

A huge thank you to all of the personal shopping team at Debenhams and Liz Donaghy for putting on another amazing evening for us.

It was a totally different show to last time looking at capsule wardrobe essentials for Spring and a great demonstration from... Read More »

Tags: Events

'Wear it Red' with a Little Splash of G & P!

'Wear it Red' with a Little Splash of G & P!

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2015

On Saturday (28), more than 200 people took part in a series of sponsored walks departing from five city leisure centres and converging on Town Hall Square, Leicester .

Participants – many of whom have heart conditions – were invited to 'wear... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Inspire Awards - Helping Young People

Inspire Awards - Helping Young People

Posted: Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Inspire Awards - Helping young people to fulfil their potential- Thomas Hessin, Braunstone Boxing Club.Young Thomas Hessin, 15 year's old, is one of the brightest young boxing prospects in Leicester. This He was recently recognized at the Leicester City... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Free Goodies on Offer at Charity Fashion Show

Free Goodies on Offer at Charity Fashion Show

Posted: Fri, 20 Feb 2015

The event, at Debenhams in Highcross Leicester, takes place next Thursday (26) from 6.30pm in the store's ground-floor cafe.

Tickets cost just £5 and funds raised will be going to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust, which campaigns for greater awareness... Read More »

Tags: Events

Chance to Win Two Tickets to Charity Dinner for just £5

Chance to Win Two Tickets to Charity Dinner for just £5

Posted: Fri, 20 Feb 2015

The dinner dance, held in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust, will take place on Saturday 25 April at Leicester's King Power Stadium.

The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) is a local charity that campaigns tirelessly for better understanding and... Read More »

Tags: Events

Island challenge at De Montfort University raises more than £1,000 for charity

Island challenge at De Montfort University raises more than £1,000 for charity

Posted: Tue, 17 Feb 2015

STUDENTS from De Montfort University have raised more than £1,000 for charity by being marooned on an island.

Ten couples undertook a series of challenges to support the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.


he event was staged... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

Village Phone Box Gets New Lease of Life & Could Now Save Lives

Village Phone Box Gets New Lease of Life & Could Now Save Lives

Posted: Mon, 16 Feb 2015

A LIFE-SAVING community defibrillator has been installed in the village of Quorn.

The defibrillator – in a former public telephone box in Station Road – has been fitted thanks to the efforts of Quorn Parish Council, Charnwood Borough Council,... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS, Defibrillator

Students Plan Island Challenge in Honour of Joe

Students Plan Island Challenge in Honour of Joe

Posted: Wed, 11 Feb 2015

To mark RAG (Raise and Give) week, students from De Montfort's Demon Media society will be hosting 'Demon Island'.

Ten brave duos from 10 different university societies will be trapped on the island in De Montfort University's students' union from 9am... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

Harborough Pupils Learn How to Save Lives

Harborough Pupils Learn How to Save Lives

Posted: Thu, 05 Feb 2015

Hundreds of students at a Harborough school are being taught how to use a defibrillator and vital CPR skills in a rolling programme which will hopefully create a generation of young life-savers.

Pupils at Robert Smyth Academy are being trained as part... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR, Heartsafe

1 Week to go - A Celebration of British Comedy Songs

1 Week to go - A Celebration of British Comedy Songs

Posted: Sat, 31 Jan 2015

BBC Radio Leicester and the Charity group Applause bring together a number of well known Leicestershire public figures, local sporting celebrities and some of the best local choirs for a charity evening to celebrate the best of British Comedy songs from... Read More »

Tags: Events, Music

Lord Lieutenant's Young Artist of the Year (Joe Humphries Memorial Trust) Award

Lord Lieutenant's Young Artist of the Year (Joe Humphries Memorial Trust) Award

Posted: Mon, 19 Jan 2015

Do you know an inspiring young person?

There's still time to recognise and celebrate the artistic and creative talents of young people, 13 – 19 years old, from across Leicester-shire.

This year's Leicestershire Lord Lieutenant's Awards for young people... Read More »

Tags: SADS

SADS Fact of LIfe

SADS Fact of LIfe

Posted: Mon, 05 Jan 2015

It is a #SADS fact of life - 12 fit and healthy young people, 12 – 35 years old, die every week across the due to subtle heart diseases like Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome.

There is much to be done by JHMT as the work goes on in 2015 to raise awareness... Read More »

Tags: SADS

‘Thank you’ for going the extra mile

‘Thank you’ for going the extra mile

Posted: Thu, 01 Jan 2015

As we enter 2015, JHMT would like to say a HUGE thank you to all our supporters and dedicated volunteers who, during the past year have played such a vital part in helping Joe's Trust raise further awareness of sudden, unexpected death in young people... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Students Showcase their Creative Media Skills

Students Showcase their Creative Media Skills

Posted: Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Students showcase their creative media skills to help JHMT raise awareness of sudden, unexpected death in young people (SADS)

A group of Lower 6th) STUDENTS from Robert Smyth Academy, Market Harbourgh, presented their media campaign ideas a small panel... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Club Charity JHMT Shares in European Matchday

Club Charity JHMT Shares in European Matchday

Posted: Thu, 11 Dec 2014

The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust and their patron Martin Johnson were among the special visitors to Leicester Tigers matchday on Sunday, 7th December 2014.

An official club charity for 2014/15, the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust promotes awareness of and... Read More »

Tags: News, SADS

It's that special time of year again...

It's that special time of year again...

Posted: Sun, 07 Dec 2014

Time to play your part and nominate an inspiring young person for the Lord Lieutenant's Awards 2015 for Young People

Yes, it's that very special time of the year again. This search is on to find this year's candidates for the prestigious Lord Lieutenant's... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Events

Festive fun marks unveiling of life-saving new defibrillator

Festive fun marks unveiling of life-saving new defibrillator

Posted: Sat, 06 Dec 2014

The defibrillator, which will be available for the local community to use in emergencies, will be unveiled by AFC Andrews, which plays at Aylestone Recreation Ground, on Saffron Lane.

The club has raised funds for a new defibrillator and a special secure... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS, Joes Mini Heartstart, Defibrillator

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