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Family of fallen teen pushes for CPR, AEDs

Family of fallen teen pushes for CPR, AEDs

Posted: Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Another key milestone for Joe's Trust as a number LCC sports staff took part in the BHF Heartstart CPR instructors training course to deliver the Joe's Mini- Heartstart 4 sports CPR training programme to city based community sports clubs.

This coincided... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

SADS Fact of Life - July 2014

SADS Fact of Life - July 2014

Posted: Mon, 14 Jul 2014

A heart with an abnormal structure (shape) can go into an abnormal rhythm. This can also happen if the shape is OK but the wiring is wrong.

Tags: SADS Fact of Life

A Very Special Mile for Joe

A Very Special Mile for Joe

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 »

Tags: Rothley 10k, Active4Joe, Events, Press

Cricketers hit sudden heart disease for six

Cricketers hit sudden heart disease for six

Posted: Tue, 08 Jul 2014

CRICKETERS in Loughborough have been learning vital life-saving skills aimed at ensuring people know what to do if someone collapses in sudden cardiac arrest.

Members of Loughborough Town Cricket Club recently (Jun 26 & Jul 1) took part in Joe's Mini... Read More »

Tags: Sport, Cricket, Joes Mini Heartstart

Gateley UK launches Inspire Awards in style

Gateley UK launches Inspire Awards in style

Posted: Fri, 27 Jun 2014

Gateley UK kicked off the launch of the Inspire Awards with an unforgettable evening dinner at Leicester Tigers Rugby stadium.

The response to the event has been quite overwhelming. The Journey of the Trust from its foundation in tragedy, through its amazing... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards, Gateley

Kasabian - Welcome Home

Kasabian - Welcome Home

Posted: Sat, 21 Jun 2014

'Welcome home' Kasabian for the Summer Solstice at Victoria Park, Leicester. Thanks for all your support to break the silence on SADS and help JHMT end this heartbreak - from all your friends at the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Tags: Kasabian

Joe's army on the run at the Rothley 10k 2014

Joe's army on the run at the Rothley 10k 2014

Posted: Thu, 19 Jun 2014

Well done to everyone who took part in the first ever Joe's Jog event held prior the Rothley 10k. Every picture tells a story of young children and families enjoying being and feeling part of a major community event. This could not have been possible... Read More »

Tags: Rothley 10k, Joe's jog

Great sports, great champions of hands on CPR

Great sports, great champions of hands on CPR

Posted: Mon, 16 Jun 2014

'Congratulations' from everyone at JHMT to both Leics' athletes Eden Francis and Laura Samuels on their well deserved selection to represent Team England ( athletics squad) at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014.

Despite having dedicated so much time... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Heartsafe

A SADS Fact of Life - June 2014

A SADS Fact of Life - June 2014

Posted: Sat, 14 Jun 2014

12 young people aged 12-35 in Britain die each week from SADS – undiagnosed heart problems. They are denied the basic 'human right' to experience life to the full and develop their potential.

Tags: SADS Fact of Life

Awards scheme will help local young people reach their goals

Awards scheme will help local young people reach their goals

Posted: Wed, 11 Jun 2014

The JHMT Inspire Awards scheme has been launched to help young people in Leicester and Leicestershire achieve their ambitions.

The JHMT Inspire Awards have been set up by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust to help young people flourish across... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Charity dinner raises more than £6,000 for young people’s awards scheme

Charity dinner raises more than £6,000 for young people’s awards scheme

Posted: Tue, 10 Jun 2014

A FUND-RAISING dinner to launch a new awards scheme for young people has raised more than £6,000 for charity.

The dinner, (on 11 June), which was hosted by local solicitors Gateley, took place at Leicester Tigers in aid of local charity the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards, Gateley, Inspire

‘Congratulations’ to a great friend of JHMT and supporter Mike Sewell

‘Congratulations’ to a great friend of JHMT and supporter Mike Sewell

Posted: Mon, 09 Jun 2014

'Congratulations' to a great friend of JHMT and supporter Mike Sewell who along with Leicester Mercury photographer colleague have been honoured at the Midlands Media Awards – http://tinyurl.com/op8k2zh

Mike was named best sports photographer and... Read More »

Tags: Photography

There isn’t a mountain high enough to stop Joe’s army from ‘breaking the Silence’ on SADS

There isn’t a mountain high enough to stop Joe’s army from ‘breaking the Silence’ on SADS

Posted: Mon, 09 Jun 2014

Thanks! on this occasion to Dr Alastair Sandilands, a consultant cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital. Alistair you may recall set off recently on a four-day ride through the Swiss Alps to help raise funds for JHMT. It was mission accomplished as Alastair... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe

Virtual World Cup Brazilian tour raises more than £1,000 for local charities

Virtual World Cup Brazilian tour raises more than £1,000 for local charities

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 »

Tags: Active4Joe, Events, LRS

Health Conference to Return to Leicester for Second Year

Health Conference to Return to Leicester for Second Year

Posted: Wed, 04 Jun 2014

A ground breaking conference for healthcare practitioners is returning to Leicester for a second year to examine issues around sudden heart deaths in young people.

The second annual SADS Awareness Conference will take place on Tuesday 14th October at the... Read More »

Tags: Conference

Joe's Jog

Joe's Jog

Posted: Tue, 03 Jun 2014

The JHMT is proud to announce the first ever Joe's Jog! This ​new ​event ​will ​take ​place ​45 ​minutes ​prior ​to ​the ​annual ​Rothley ​10k.

'Joe's ​Jog' ​is ​a ​mile ​long ​fun ​run ​in ​memory ​of ​Joe... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe

Defibrillator donated to sports centre

Defibrillator donated to sports centre

Posted: Sat, 24 May 2014

Representatives of Leicestershire Hockey Association (LHA) gave the potentially life-saving device to St Margaret's Pasture Sports Centre, near Abbey Park, in Leicester.

The LHA worked with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust to provide the defibrillator,... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

May Day Call!

May Day Call!

Posted: Wed, 21 May 2014

Wear the 'Green' and join Joe's team at this year's Rothley 10k 2014!

A fabulous turn out in 2013 from many kind hearted folk who came together to run in memory of Joe and raise awareness of the work of his Trust to reduce the incidence of sudden, unexpected... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe, Rothley 10k

LRS Charity Tour of Brazil

LRS Charity Tour of Brazil

Posted: Wed, 21 May 2014

Congratulations to LRS and friends who took part in the LRS Charity Tour of Brazil in aid of JHMT and LOROS. This involved clocking up kilometers and burning up the calories on indoor bikes, indoor rowers, a walk or run around Sport Park Energy Track,... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe, LRS

More than £5,000 raised at black tie event for Joe's Trust

More than £5,000 raised at black tie event for Joe's Trust

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 »

Tags: Press, Events

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