Posted: Sat, 04 Oct 2014
In our patron Martin Johnson's words 'If you don't have the information you can't make a choice. That's the minimum a parent deserves to try and keep their loved ones safe as can be. Something we were so cruelly denied because of the silence around #SADS... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Oct 2014
LEICESTERSHIRE'S biggest sports clubs are uniting to back SADS Awareness Week 2014.
The week, which is organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), runs from 4-11 October and aims to raise awareness of potentially fatal, undiagnosed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Sep 2014
A LOCAL charity is holding a week of activity to raise awareness of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), which claims the lives of 12 young people every week.
The week is organised by the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which was established in... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Sep 2014
On Tuesday 16th September, Martin Johnson patron of the JHMT and Ffion Davies (consultant in A&Eat the LRI) and Trust SADS expert, gave a talk to GPs on sudden cardiac death in young people at the NHS Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group. This... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014
FAMILIES and young children turned out in force for the inaugural Joe's Jog, a mile-long fun run in memory of 14-year-old Joe Humphries.
The jog, which was held prior to the recent Rothley 10k (on June 17), helped to raise funds for local charities including... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Jun 2014
SPORTING enthusiasts have been raising money for local charities by taking part in a virtual tour of Brazil, linked to the upcoming World Cup.
More than 35 people took part in the event, including staff from sports support network Leicester-Shire &... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 May 2014
The recent fundraising black tie event has raised more than £5,000 to help support the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).
The gala dinner was held on Saturday 26 April and took place at the LCFC King Power Stadium.
The Trust was set... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 May 2014
Congratulations to Quorn FC crowned league cup champions 2014 winning through a hard fought encounter v Tipton last night at Walsall FC. This first of a potential cup double is just reward for a memorable season narrowly missing out on promotion from... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Apr 2014
A HUGE THANK YOU! to everyone who made the inaugural Joe Humphries Memorial Trust Black Tie Dinner such a resounding success. You made the evening a truly fitting celebration of the fun loving, big hearted person he was.
This very special event could not... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Apr 2014
The spotlight shines on 'inspirational' young people from Leicestershire at the The Lord-Lieutenant's Award For Young People 2014
Finally the waiting was finally over as the Lord – Lieutenant of Leicestershire Jennifer, Lady Gretton once again hosted... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2014
'Many thanks' to Yvonne Bloor, Tereza and Caroline Beardsmore and everyone who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to put on a memorable and fitting guitar concert today in the Church of St James the Greater, Leicester – all in aid of Joe's Trust.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2014
The nominations are now closed for this year's Lord – Lieutenants Young Person of the Year Award 2014. 'Thank you' to all those who took time out to nominate one of the many inspirational young people from across Leicester-shire. Now begins the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013
Nominations are open for a very, very special and inspiring young person, between the ages of 13-19 years old, from Leicestershire for the prestigious Lord Lieutenants Young Person of the Year Awards 2014.
As we know, so many young people are without... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013
A band from Leicester with a Big Sound and even Bigger Hearts!
If one of the world's great rock bands can support JHMT's campaign to save young heart beats so can you! Keep breaking the silence on SADS!
Posted: Sun, 01 Dec 2013
The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust is running three more CPR / AED Appreciation Courses in Rothley to seek to increase the numbers of persons trained.
The venues and dates are as follows:
Saturday 7th December, 2013, 10am to 12 noon,
Rothley C of E Primary... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
Please come and join us for this fantastic start to the festive season with a special concert performed by local group Singing for Fun. They have performed all over Europe including Paris, Venice and Florence as well as at Leicester De Montfort Hall earlier... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2013
Medics and charity staff held a conference to raise awareness of a fatal disease that can strike without warning.
The conference was told there can be early indicators of heart problems in some people and raising awareness could help save some of the 12... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 03 Nov 2013
'For the past year since the loss of our beloved son Joe, the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust have campaigned vigorously for greater public awareness of sudden cardiac death in young people and also for a better understanding within the medical profession.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
Take a bow Team Joe, Marie Hill, Sarinda Bains and Mark Batchelor who went the extra mile for Joe's Trust and to break the silence on SADS at this year's Leicester Marathon race series!
A Fantastic effort all-round – Well done for all your support... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2013
Doctors and nurses at Leicester's Hospitals are hosting a conference for healthcare professionals from across the UK on Monday 4 November in partnership with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust to raise awareness of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS)... Read More »